13 Reasons Why

Have you seen the new show on Netflix 13 Reasons Why? It’s a must watch in my opinion. It’s about a teenage girl that leaves tapes behind explaining what led to her committing suicide. I think this is one of those shows that parents should watch with their teens. I’d even go as far to say this would be something I’d like to see watched and discussed in health class. Continue reading “13 Reasons Why”

Cultivating Joy

Something I was actually surprised about once I overcame my battle with depression was the feeling of joy. It wasn’t something I was familiar with or new how to identify. It made me feel uncomfortable and self-conscious. I didn’t know how to interpret it and thought it was surely the calm before the storm. Surely something awful was about to happen and I was too distracted to see it coming.  Continue reading “Cultivating Joy”

Cover Reveal!

I’m very excited to share the cover of my upcoming book with you. A member of our blogging community who has been an incredible source of support did the honor of revealing the cover on his blog yesterday. Please check out what Gary has to offer if you don’t know him already. Thanks again Gary ❤ Continue reading “Cover Reveal!”

Courage, Connections & Empowerment

Today I’m grateful for being one step closer to publishing my book! It’s out for proofreading and the finish line is within sight! I’m a little nervous and have butterflies in my stomach every time I think about it. I can’t believe I’m actually doing this! Continue reading “Courage, Connections & Empowerment”

Beta Reader Book Review

I’m so humbled to have my first book review published by one of my beta readers. Thank you so much, Lauren, for your honest feedback. ❤

In ‘Wage War on your Mind and Fight for your Life’ Niki shares the process that she used to overcome her depression. It’s full of personal stories, hints and tips for self care, ways to lift your spirits and questions to help you get there. Niki is a fantastic and personal author. She is honest about the doubts she faced when writing this book. She is open that she wrestled with writing this book – I am glad that she did! Right at the beginning Niki tells you to put the book down if it’s not the right time for you. I love that she cares about you more than sales of her book!

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Connection, Nurture & Soul

Today was one of those days that I just needed to connect with myself. I asked my husband to get the girls ready and go out for a long Daddy daughter day. By 11 am I had the house to myself! Continue reading “Connection, Nurture & Soul”

Ask The Author & Title Reveal!

I had the honor of being interviewed by @VikkiPatis from The Bandwagon about my experience publishing my first book. I’m also excited to share that she reveals the title of my book in the interview. If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Vikki and getting to know her blog, I encourage you to stay after reading this post and seeing what she has to offer. I discovered her last year when a mutual friend shared a post from a series she was doing on Inspiring Women. From there I was introduced to even more bloggers! I know you’ll enjoy what she has to offer just as much as I do!  Continue reading “Ask The Author & Title Reveal!”