Yours truly kayaking for the first time.

Life Lessons Learned In The Adirondacks

Last week, I went to the Adirondacks for the first time. In fact, this trip was full of firsts. Because some members of my immediate family are very allergic to outdoor allergens, such as pollen, etc., we never went camping or spent a great deal of time doing outdoors activity. I’ve been in the jungles […]

"(190/365) ARGH!" by Sarah, , used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

How Not To Self-Sabotage When You Lose Your Zen

We’ve all been there. We have just joyously entered our “zone”. You know, that space and time where you finally feel all is right with the world, you feel productive, you just meditated for an inhumanely long time, did yoga poses only a contortionist could accomplish, ate the most delicious healthy meal, and you can literally feel […]

"My lovely friend, Helen" by db Photography | Demi-Brooke, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

5 Ways To Find Peace Of Mind During Times Of Distress

If you live anywhere near a populated area, you have likely experienced feeling frazzled at some point. The regular din of car horns, ambulances, reactionary emotions that are verbalized on the city streets, and the frenetic pace of city life can become an undercurrent in the subconscious. The frenetic energy of daily living, that has now become normal, […]