pushing it

A week ago, I came across a post from Buzzfeed on doing a 30-day push-up challenge. The challenge is to complete 100 push-ups a day for those 30 days. I had been trying to find something that I could do to exercise that would get me into the habit of doing some sort of exercise every day … Continue reading pushing it

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maintaining

A couple of weeks ago I had a passenger who answered the phone and when the caller asked how he was, he said “I’m maintaining”. It stuck with me. It felt like the first time I’d ever heard someone say that. The brain works in mysterious ways. Perhaps I’d heard that a hundred times in … Continue reading maintaining

ashwagandha

My dad always tells me "use your tools". Without fail, every time I tell him I'm feeling depressed or anxious, he says "use your tools". From there, I've looked at my methods of helping myself as tools in a toolbox. I've got a bunch of these tools and I'm always looking for more because not … Continue reading ashwagandha

hard times

I spent hours yesterday pouring over blog after blog after blog and read hundreds of posts. I read so many wonderful pieces and got insights into some beautiful people. I also made some new friends! One thing stuck out to me... A LOT of people are going through a hard time right now. I’m not … Continue reading hard times

beleaf it

Yesterday, my friend and I went on a little adventure through Edwin Warner Park in Nashville, TN. This is just a sampling of the photos I took. The best part of living out here, I think, is the leaves in the fall. They’re absolutely gorgeous!