Comparing is a waste of energy

If you're struggling with the concept of: "I HAVE EVERYTHING I NEED" it may be due to our human tendency to compare what we have in relation to what this, that, or the next person has. We take a look, get out our internal measuring tape or scale and start "working the numbers". We unconsciously … Continue reading Comparing is a waste of energy

5 word POWER mantra

I recently confided to a close friend that one of the main reasons for my decision to stop drinking was the realization that it went against the very foundation of my biggest core belief. That belief being the 5 word POWER mantra I'd like you to repeat with me: "I HAVE EVERYTHING I NEED." It's … Continue reading 5 word POWER mantra

Put it all together and: SALSA!

I love salsa! Homemade salsa rates right up there for me like chili does because it's the perfect food. I have been known to put salsa on everything from my eggs to a dish of cottage cheese, sometimes grossing others out in the process. Fortunately, I am not a person offended by disgust over my often random … Continue reading Put it all together and: SALSA!

The 5 word Secret

What is the 5 word Secret? Give yourself what you need. You don't need the world to understand you. You may want the world to understand you, but you don't need them to. "Understanding from others is like dessert: enjoyable when you get it, but unnecessary for survival."  -LA Holmberg Desiring understanding from the outside world is similar to … Continue reading The 5 word Secret

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins (gluten-free & vegan)

An easy to make muffin that is not only healthy and allergen friendly (leave out the nuts if you're nut-free) but healthy to boot! Grab that muffin pan and get baking. You know you want to! 😉

Caring what the crowd thinks is an expensive habit

Have you heard the story about the ceremonial first pitch at last night's Chicago White Sox game being one of the worst EVER? I don't currently follow baseball and only know about it because it's all over the news and was a topic of conversation on LIVE With Kelly and Ryan, leading them to discuss … Continue reading Caring what the crowd thinks is an expensive habit