Z is for Zest

“If you have zest and enthusiasm, you’ll attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.” Norman Vincent Peale You must be able to find a way to enjoy life. Look for the good and be excited about it. Little things, big things become enthusiastic about what awaits you. When you are regularly excitedContinue reading “Z is for Zest”

X is for XO

Kisses and Hugs!! Do you know that their are actual health benefits to kissing and hugging? Now, I’m not talking about just intimate situations. I’m talking about friends and family too. Here are some benefits of kissing according to cnn.com Helps to reduce blood pressure Zaps cramps and headaches Fights cavities Amps up your happyContinue reading “X is for XO”

W is for Warm

“Having, showing or expressive of enthusiasm, affection or kindness.” I don’t know about you, but this is the kind of person I want others to see me as. Not just any others, strangers! I see a lot of people all day long. It is my hope that these individuals think, what a warm lady. HopefullyContinue reading “W is for Warm”

U is for Uplifting

This was the quote in my gratitude app today. I don’t think that much more needs to be said. Google says… up·lift·ing adjective morally or spiritually elevating; inspiring happiness or hope. Lift yourself up because you deserve it. And if you don’t do it, no one else can. Start from the inside and then workContinue reading “U is for Uplifting”

Happy Birthday Jordan

I woke up about 4am on April 23rd with very mild contractions. 5 days ahead of schedule. I knew what labor looked like as I had just had my first child 17 months prior. I knew that I had some time before things got serious and I needed to relax. I put the movie JunoContinue reading “Happy Birthday Jordan”

T is for Truth

One of the best ways that I have found to have a positive life is to always tell the truth!! This doesn’t just mean don’t lie, sometimes it means saying what is on your heart. Sometimes it means talking about the tough stuff, things that could hurt other people’s feelings and may not be easyContinue reading “T is for Truth”

S is for Self-care

Remember this…self-care is not selfish.  There are some of us who spend the majority of our lives taking care of others.  When it comes time to take a minute for ourselves, we feel bad, we feel guilty.  The truth is though without taking care of ourselves first, we aren’t able to give our best toContinue reading “S is for Self-care”

R stands for Rest

Raise your hand if you have a hard time resting…me, me, I do!! With an 1800 sq ft hose, 6 kids, a husband, a dog and various other responsibilities there is always something that I could be doing. Well, if there is something that I could be doing then I feel guilty if I’m resting.Continue reading “R stands for Rest”