Authenticity, General, Inspirational, Mindful Living, Natural Hair, Reserved Rebel, Self-Care, Self-Development

My Natural Hair Journey

I’ve always wanted to chronicle my natural hair journey from the start, complete with a well-edited YouTube video montage and beautiful background music. Unfortunately, that would’ve taken more spare time than I ever seemed to have on hand, so I’ve opted to give a quick update instead (complete with pictures). 🙂 My motivation: After the combination of chemical hair relaxers…

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Embracing Change | drdayolanier.com
Coach's Wife Life, Family, General, Health & Wellness, Inspirational, Mindful Living, Mindfulness, Spiritual Growth

Embracing Change

Funny thing happened on the way to planning out my life and mapping its course… a God-directed change in plans occurred. I was well on my way to getting our house, my email inbox and our family’s schedule, more organized (organization which included writing blog posts more consistently and finally cleaning out the garage… though, not necessarily in that order),…

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General, Inspirational

Overcoming Perfectionism

I was working on this blog post a couple of weeks ago, with the hope of publishing it before leaving to attend the Austin Songwriter’s Group Songwriting Symposium (awesome conference, by the way!). As my ‘Things-To-Do-Before-The-Conference’ list grew longer, and the time frame to complete said list grew shorter, I began to feel the stress that comes with realizing there…

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General, Inspirational

On Being Content

Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content. – Philippians 4:11 (NKJV). After deciding to live life more mindfully and authentically, the next step was determining exactly what I needed in order to be content. The New Oxford American Dictionary defines contentment as a state of happiness and…

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