Monday. The dreaded day that follows the lovely weekend that was spent relaxing, spent with friends & family, and spent not spending one second thinking about work. Of course the weekend weather was sunny and 70 degrees, with blue skies and zero clouds. Then Monday rears it's ugly head and brings the cold and rain … Continue reading Your Mind is a Portal
Lately, I've had a lot of people ask me whether I prefer to Cruise or fly to my paradise destination. I find there are pros and cons to both, so let me elaborate. Cruising Pros: With cruising, you have many options, and it's all-inclusive! I ventured on my first cruise back in 2013 … Continue reading Caribbean Destinations: To Cruise or to Fly?
Beautiful Ocracoke Island. Have you had the chance to venture to this little piece of heaven? My first visit was this past weekend, during my routine trip to the Outer Banks. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with OBX, it's a group of islands located off the coast of North Carolina, known for … Continue reading Ocracoke Island: A Beachcomber’s Dream
Growing up on the east coast, I've become accustomed to a variety of beaches. The further north you are, the sand appears tan to light brown, and the water is a mixture of brown, green and dark blue colors. Then, if you travel down south, the sand becomes a lighter shade of beige to white … Continue reading Don’t Judge a Beach by it’s Color
Learning to grow as a person is tough because we have always been who we are now. How can you change something that you've known your entire life? First of all, we must recognize the reason why we are wanting to make a change. Is this because our recent actions have impacted someone negatively, and … Continue reading Giving Room to Change
I've never felt like I fit in here. I've always longed to be some place where my heart and soul are at peace; where I can free my mind completely and let go of life's complications. People just don't get why a girl from a small town in Virginia would want to live by the … Continue reading You don’t have to be understood because you’re as unique as they come.
I find this subject appropriate, as it has a lot to do with the title of this blog. Over time, the color blue has been shown proven to be the most favorite color amongst both men and women. We are drawn to the ocean, with her colors ranging from powder blue to midnight blue in … Continue reading The Color Blue
In life, we can find negativity in every corner, peering at us, just waiting for the opportune moment to consume us in her deadly grasp. We see it in our jobs, in people we surround ourselves with, or sometimes within ourselves. So how do we take that negativity and use it to generate a positive … Continue reading Using Negativity for Positive Impact
Have you ever felt like you were meant for something more? Like you've just been on autopilot for years, trying to please everyone else around you, but never fully understanding who you are as a person? As I look back over the years of my life, I think about all of the relationships that I … Continue reading Finding Yourself
Stress is something that I think we all deal with on a daily basis, whether it comes from our jobs, our loved ones, our health or just our surroundings. Stress can have harmful affects on our bodies over time and decrease our quality of life. So how do we adapt and overcome? I … Continue reading 10 Effective Ways to Reduce Every Day Stress