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

“Everything that kills me…”

makes me feel ALIVE." The first time I heard 'Counting Stars', written by One Republic guitarist Ryan Tedder, I realized I wasn't alone. While all art is subject to individual interpretation, in my mind this song translated an understanding of my love/hate relationship with my rampant side and I was grateful to have it spun into song form. … Continue reading “Everything that kills me…”

The past is for utilizing

Did anybody ever accuse you of "living in the past"? I ask because maybe you also have the gift okay, sometimes curse, of expansive recall and I was curious as to whether it's caused you to be the target of that demeaning 4 word allegation due to what I have come to acknowledge as a … Continue reading The past is for utilizing

Finding your answers

Weight loss is some tricky shit. Well, it seems like it's some tricky shit anyway. Truthfully, it's not the actual weight loss itself that's tricky, because that's a pretty cut and dry matter, but if you tell that to somebody who is in the midst of a weight loss struggle don't expect them to agree. … Continue reading Finding your answers