KEEP YOUR OWN KEY

I saw this over the weekend and it immediately spoke to me. At first, it seemed simple enough. Just keep my happiness key in my own pocket and BOOM – all problems solved, right? Well applying this ditty to daily life isn’t as easy as just saying it aloud. In order to find out how to keep your key to yourself, you first have to figure out how its given away in the first place. One of the most commonRead more

Get The Notion & Backfield Motion

The power of the past is undeniably strong. When visited properly, its a healthy resource providing us with perspective, humility and inspiration needed to evoke change in our life ahead. Yes, reflection is a good thing…..as long as we don’t get lost while looking back. Like gazing into a mirror,  staring too long into the past can distort the truth and become debilitating to your future. Getting lost in the “shouda-coulda-woulda” of former events stunts growth and often brings aboutRead more

40+ Ways To Tie A Scarf

As years passed have proved, the winter weather often gets worse before it gets better. But finding new ways to keep warm but not monotonous can be a bit of a challenge. Since purchasing a ton of new scarves isn’t quite in the budget, it’s time to rethink our current selection. Thanks to the lovely mavens over at Scarves.net, we now have 40+ ways to stay stylishly warm this winter and without breaking the bank.  With easy how-to’s and an awesome selection ofRead more

Ditch The Path…

Its hard in life to venture out of your comfort zone. Trust me, I know. Its scary to try something new, even if its our biggest dream to accomplish. Putting your self out there means being vulnerable to the world, naked and exposed, raw to the point of emotional frostbite. All in the pursuit of something we swear in that moment isn’t worth all of this fear and anxiety. It’s too much, too fast, too hard. Sometimes that leads us intoRead more

Don’t Go There….

It goes without saying that life is hard. Harder than we’d like or could ever have imagined at times. No matter how perfect another’s life may seem, trust us, it’s not the bushel of roses it appears to be. In fact, sometimes where one person sees sweet-smelling petals, the reality is really a whole bunch of thorns. Everyone goes through struggle….Everyone. And unless you’re living in a vintage Disney movie, they never really seem to end. They DO however get easierRead more

Society Is Wrong…

Fresh faced or filled with MAC – You’re beautiful as long as you’re YOU.  Never let anyone (or any magazine, tv show, movie, song, blog…etc) ever make you feel or think differently.  EVER.Read more

Jim Henson Had Great Hope

“When i was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.” – jim henson  Whether you’re a lover of all things Muppets or just enjoy being inspired, this classic quote by Jim Henson are words to live by. We have such a brief amount of time on this earth that its easy to forget how big of anRead more

Look At Things Differently…

Sometimes in life we can have the worst tunnel vision. We search high and low for ‘the best thing to ever happen to us” never realizing that more often than not, it was already there with us to begin with. Whether its something to excite us, or a person to love us, maybe a way to be entertained or inspired or a just something to break us out of our fuddy-duddy rut, it’s much easier to seek outwards rather than in.Read more

10 Foods That Promote Brain Health

With the new year comes a few new resolutions. Whether it’s wanting a slimmer waistline, a healthier lifestyle, a strong relationship with others or just wanting to add a few more books to your reading list, we all have the best intentions for 2013. To get the motivation going you need to up your brain power first. But how do we exercise the squishy yet powerful organ between our ears?  First and foremost, PLAY WITH IT. Yes, you read thatRead more