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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General, Inspirational

In Pursuit of An Authentic Life

On my quest to discover ways to live my life more authentically—to use my God-given gifts and talents more wisely, and to incorporate my passions and the desires of my heart more seamlessly into the fabric of my everyday life—I came across the book, Something More: Excavating Your Authentic Self by Sarah Ban Breathnach. On the page titled Our Authentic…

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General, Inspirational

Raising Them Up

To say it’s been a while since my last blog post would be an extreme understatement! But as I continue to bask in the warmth of motherhood after my amazing Mother’s Day yesterday, I wanted to reflect on the actual job of motherhood: raising our children. It’s truly amazing to see the growth and development of our kids! We do…

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Exercise, Food, General, Health & Wellness, Inspirational

Guest Appearance on Taboo Talk with Lady Charmaine Day on BlogTalkRadio

Tomorrow (Wednesday, May 15, 2013) from 2-3 p.m. eastern standard time, I’ll be a guest on Taboo Talk, a Christian talk show featuring ordained Pastor, Wife, Publisher, Author and Radio Host, Lady Charmaine Day. The show, which is syndicated and appears on BlogTalkRadio, YouTube and Itunes, features insightful commentary from Lady Charmaine Day on a variety of topics. It airs…

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General, Inspirational

Make Time For Yourself

I have a question: Have you ever looked up from the “busyness” that is your life, and realized that you were so occupied taking care of the needs and wants of those around you, (whether it be work, family, school, organizations, etc.), that you failed to take care of your wants and needs? I’ve done that recently and noticed that…

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