THE COMEBACK

Hello, Hi, Remember Me? It's been a minute, but I'm excited to be back. I don't like admitting my downfalls, but I have completely been stuck in a fog since May. I'm proud of myself for what I've been able to accomplish this year at work and in my relationship, but I'm also extremely stuck … Continue reading THE COMEBACK

OPENING UP

Reaching out has been a problem for me for as long as I remember. Heck, it even took my best friend YEARS to crack me open. She literally had to encourage me and convince me it's okay to be vulnerable with her. When I eventually came around and did open up about my emotions, it was … Continue reading OPENING UP

CHEERS TO 26!

Welcoming 26 with open arms!! 25 was good to me. It was a year that brought lots changes in terms of self discovery and growth. It included a lot of work, patience, time figuring out how to prioritize my energy, and what I need in order to feel fulfilled. All of these realizations brought great … Continue reading CHEERS TO 26!

LIFE IN CONTRASTS

Have you ever noticed how much contrast there is in life? Light/Darkness Hope/Despair Joy/Anger Good/Bad Beginnings/Ends Safety/Terror Clean/Messy Order/Chaos Cold/Hot Self-Care/Hustle Acceptance/Desire for Growth Positivity/Negativity I’m learning to accept that there is truth and beauty in life’s contrasts. I spent so many years of my life chasing the light and hiding from the darkness. I’ve … Continue reading LIFE IN CONTRASTS

NEW BEGINNINGS

Sooooooo, I took an un-planned month off from my usual routine (talk about an obvious self-sabotage moment.) Work has been unbearably busy, family emergencies, constant travel; the focus on other things have revved up all the cravings that led to my unhealthy lifestyle originally. I have been saying for months, ‘Monday I’m going to get serious’ … Continue reading NEW BEGINNINGS

NO MORE EXPECTATIONS

I truly believe expectations hinder our ability to be at peace. Expectations cause unhealthy attachments to perfection, people, things, the future, and outcomes we wish we could control; but can't. If you keep up with the blog, you know I had a bumpy June (can read here). As I was re-playing the month in my … Continue reading NO MORE EXPECTATIONS

WEEKEND MUSINGS: ADULTING

I've said it before & I'll say it again. As an extroverted introvert who's social calendar seems endless most weekends; I cherish the unplanned weekends where I can recharge for the week ahead. This weekend involved celebrating Father's Day, doing errends, tidying up, staying in my pjs, binge-watching Riverdale, and making some delicious meals for myself. … Continue reading WEEKEND MUSINGS: ADULTING

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: OPEN YOUR EYES

I was so saddened this week with the news that we lost two bright and amazingly talented creatives to suicide, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. In light of the media coverage and social media outpouring, it's a timely reminder to encourage open conversations about mental health and examine your own knowledge of mental illnesses. Everyone struggles at some point … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: OPEN YOUR EYES

ABC’S OF SARAH

Earlier this week, I was reading Anna's post of her ABCs and I loved the idea! Check out her post on Love Thyme Self. Age: 25 Biggest Fear: Being stuck somewhere (elevator/subway) Current time: 1:10pm Drink you had last: Iced Coffee Easiest Person to Talk To: My core group: parents, best friends & boyfriend. Favorite Song: … Continue reading ABC’S OF SARAH

MY FAVORITES: QUOTES

Sending you some weekend wisdom with my of my favorite quotes/phrases! I love looking at quotes when I'm stuck, anxious, going through transition, or even at the end of the day before going to bed. When I find words that really spark something in my heart; I notice a shift and increase of joy, motivation, and … Continue reading MY FAVORITES: QUOTES

LAUNDRY MEDITATION

Laundry is one of those minuscule necessary actions that we could go about one of two ways: be negative (annoyed, rushed, chaotic) or calm (centered, organized, mindful). My laundry washes for 30 minutes and dries for about 45 minutes. All in, it's usually about 2 hours of my day. While those two hours are unavoidable, … Continue reading LAUNDRY MEDITATION