Staying Sober During Quarantine

We are now going into our second month of social distancing and quarantining at home to stay safe from the Coronavirus here in Los Angeles. This is a time of adjustment and major changes we are all facing in various ways that are causing us to adapt to a new normal. Day after day, I scroll through social media and see meme after meme of people joking about day drinking and texts from friends...

Pressure for Perfect

Is it just me or has this time in quarantine made us all a little obsessed with trying to accomplish as much as possible also while trying to take care of ourselves leaving us only to feel super overwhelmed? This kind of pressure can't be healthy. We must have balance in life and while working from home is new to many people, I have been doing it for nearly 8 solid years but I am still feeling...

Protecting Yourself During COVID-19 Outbreak

The corona virus is said to be spreading all across the world, and impacting the way we are being forced to live our lives. The government is urging everyone to stay home and limit your exposure to other people. For those of us who have been working from home for a while now, this is nothing new. We are used to being inside most of the day and glued to our home office while we get our job done....

Overcoming Life’s Greatest Challenges

It's not always perfectly sunny days, fluffy feelings, and cozy thoughts. Some days we all experience an overload of emotions, trials, and tribulations. That's normal. How to overcome these difficult times is the key to getting through anything and coming out on top, feeling better than ever before. Whether you are someone who is experiencing a job loss, financial setback, loss of a loved one,...

How to Brighten a Dark Room

Letting light into your space can allow your spirits to be lifted. If the room you are looking to lighten up feels like a cave right now, use the tips in this article to help spruce things up a bit. Some people feel comfortable living and working in dark spaces for long periods of time, but that doesn't necessarily mean that is always good for our mental health. “Design is coming to grips with...

How to Maintain Wellness While Traveling

Being away from home doesn't mean you have to throw away your wellness routine. Many of us forget to incorporate important wellness practices while traveling. Whether you find yourself traveling for business purposes or vacation, always remember to take care of your wellbeing wherever you wander off to. Here are 10 helpful tips on maintaining wellness while traveling. Stay hydratedGet plenty of...

What To Do When a Friend Says They Are Suicidal

Not long ago I was walking out of Bed Bath and Beyond with my friend and one of the workers said, "my daughter is one of those suicide girls" and my friend replied, "like one of the models?" The worker replied, "No. She is obsessed with the idea of suicide." Neither one of us knew what to say after that. We looked back at the man and just told him to get her some help before she does...

From Hateful to Grateful

“It's a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” ― Germany Kent It's been a while since I've felt like myself. I am aware that something has to change. For months now, I've been focused so much on all the negative things in my life and it's only caused me to feel unhappy and unclear. The...

It’s Been A While

A lot has happened since the last time I wrote a blog on this site. Much I can't even talk about. I guess that's why I've stayed away. It's been a while since I've felt like myself. Always working, but little time working on myself. Maybe that is why I feel so drained. Since a minor financial setback last year, I've been doing more freelance gigs to pay the bills, and I've been feeling stretched...

10 Things I wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

If I knew then what I know now, there are so many things I would tell you. When you are young you want to try it all or maybe you are someone who is afraid to try anything at all. This is an open message to what I wish I could tell myself if I could go back in time and do things a little differently. We could all use someone when we are young who knows more than we do, who guides us with good...