New Year, New Focus

There are only a few days left until the beginning of 2020. How many of you have created New Years' resolutions? According to a study conducted by the University of Scranton, just 8 percent of people achieve their New Year’s goals, while around 80 percent fail to keep their New Year’s resolutions, says US clinical … Continue reading New Year, New Focus

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Quote Jar Curator: Subscription Review # 2

Disclaimer: The subscription box I received from Quote Jar Curator was gifted to me in exchange for an honest review. The opinions expressed in my post are mine only. The premise behind Quote Jar Curator is simple. You find a jar and fill it with quotes that will inspire you, comfort you, and ground you. … Continue reading Quote Jar Curator: Subscription Review # 2

It’s OK to Say No

Are you the type of person who is constantly trying to help others? Do you get asked to go somewhere at the last minute and feel bad if you don't? Do you go to get-togethers that you really don't want to go to? Do you get suckered into regularly babysitting someone else's kids? Are you … Continue reading It’s OK to Say No

How Stress Can Negatively Affect a Relationship – and How to Fight It.

What is stress? Stress is your body's physiological reaction to outside factors. There are many causes of stress in our everyday lives. Stress is a normal function in the life of every person, but some people handle it differently than others. There will most likely never be a time in our lives where we have … Continue reading How Stress Can Negatively Affect a Relationship – and How to Fight It.

Check Out my New Page!

Hello, lovelies! My attitude has been pretty poor in the last few days, but I have been working on it! I just published a new page, called Live an Inspired Life, with items that I find inspirational, with the hope that you may find inspiration in them too. Check it out and enjoy!

Father of Mine: What I Learned from Having a Shi*#y Father

Today I was listening to a random playlist on Spotify and an Everclear song that I hadn't heard in a long time played. This song has always resonated with me because it has always made me think of my biological father. Father of mine Tell me where have you been I just closed my eyes … Continue reading Father of Mine: What I Learned from Having a Shi*#y Father

I wish I knew sooner

10 Things I wish I’d Known in My 20s

Since childhood, I've always been the quietest person in the room, that's just my personality. It is not necessarily a bad trait, I have always used my quietness as a chance to observe everyone and everything and generally learned a lot- from my aunts, my mother, my grandparents, my schoolmates, etc. That being said, there … Continue reading 10 Things I wish I’d Known in My 20s

The Fear of Failure and Overcoming It

Since I was a child, my dream has been to be a writer and an artist. I wanted to be fluent in French and travel the world. These things were always treated as of as a "hobby" by the adults in my life growing up, so I was afraid to focus on them and never … Continue reading The Fear of Failure and Overcoming It

When the Image in the Mirror Doesn’t Match the Image on the Camera – or Ways to Appear Confident When You Are Not

I had planned to put together a post about how to appear confident even when you don't feel it. As I was trying to put my son to sleep yesterday afternoon I was composing it in my head, thinking, this sounds good; it should be pretty quick to write. I made mental notes about what … Continue reading When the Image in the Mirror Doesn’t Match the Image on the Camera – or Ways to Appear Confident When You Are Not

Living with Anxiety and Changing my Perspective for my Kids

By now most of you probably know that I have anxiety.  It is something that has been with me all of my life. Social anxiety is how it manifested; I spent many of my school years quiet as a mouse, observing everything but only speaking in situations I was comfortable with.  "Sarah's such a good … Continue reading Living with Anxiety and Changing my Perspective for my Kids