Living a fulfilling life where you're totally at peace with yourself and your surroundings, is, well...not that common. For most of us, this feeling comes and goes. One day we're feeling super on it, I mean, actually creating to do lists and accomplishing what we write down (go you!), and like, totally killing it at … Continue reading Five Ways to Improve Your Mental Health
I need writers like you to contribute to My Whole Self, won't you join me? 🙂 You can share anything related to self love-care-worth, personal development and of course...nature! Maybe you went hiking and remembered how much you love the sounds of nature, maybe you started a new hobby that you love, or maybe you … Continue reading Write for My Whole Self!
Hello from Ireland, Belgium, Amsterdam, London, Paris, Switzerland, French Riviera, Italy, Barcelona, and Germany! I am embarking on a journey of a lifetime where I will plant my feet in 10 breathtaking countries over a span of 32 days, and I want to share the experience with you! So, stay tuned for an array of … Continue reading June 2016-Adventures Abroad
I have always loved kids but felt that I never truly understood how to connect with them, how to earn their trust, or to explain things in a way they would understand. I never had a little brother or sister, and I'd always been the "baby" everywhere I went whether it was with family, friends, … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Being an Auntie is the Greatest
Walking through dirt encrusted trails while my ponytail bobbles around and my backpack holds my precious waterbottle, protien bar, and journal is all it takes to make me happy. I like to pretend I'm Cheryl Strayed from 'Wild', a true story about a woman who hiked alone on the Pacific Crest Trail for three months with … Continue reading I Came Out Taller Than the Trees
Live in the moment, forget the #TBT today and post a #ThankfulThursday!
"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." -Neale Walsh What if you were given $20,000 and told that you didn't need to work for one year. You could do whatever you wanted with the money and your time, but you had to live abroad and couldn't bring anyone with you. Could you do … Continue reading Grow, Grown, and Growing
It's been a whopping two days since my college graduation at San Francisco State. And somehow I already feel my world beginning to tilt in a distinctly different direction. I mean, aside from answering the predictable "what was your major"question, along with the complementary, "oh, what will you do with that?", I feel like I'm … Continue reading Confessions From a Freshly Hatched College Grad
Maybe you just got done eating too much pasta, and then had a bowl of cereal, and then got a craving for a snickers bar... ...Oh, wait, that was me. I done did it again folks, I couldn't resist the calling of all things useless carbs and chocolate. I told myself just 4 hours … Continue reading I Ate Too Many Carbs & Now I Feel Like a Loaf of Bread.
Time and time again introverts are told that they need to learn to be more assertive, more vocal, to "fake it til we make it." I'm here to tell you that being introverted is a blessing, and that you don't need to try and make yourself more extroverted. This is because there are dozens of … Continue reading Five Ways Being Introverted Benefits You