Feeling appreciated is a unique, yet fleeting emotion. It is easy to give and receive, but knowing how to show appreciation in the right way is tough. But it can improve your mood, strength relationships and build trust. We've all felt under-appreciated at some point in our life. A lot of time . . .
There's been quite a bit of moving and shaking happening around here lately. Probably the most exciting news is a new project I've decided to tackle; in the form of remodeling a 1950's 780 sq.ft bungalow. It's a family investment and we've already begun the grueling, but equally fun remodel process. . . .
Last week I said goodbye to Duke The Travel Trailer. I'm learning quickly that dealing with unexpected change is inevitable. Not necessarily a permanent goodbye, but more of a 'see you later'. I packed him all up and put him into storage for the rest of the summer. He needs some work done so he'll . . .
Last week I got incredibly sick. My WebMD diagnosis is that I had walking pneumonia. On top of feeling like death, the week was... of course, packed full of meetings, photoshoots and obligations that I simply couldn't bail on. I just didn't have 'time' to be sick. It was chaotic, busy and . . .
A few weeks ago I was fed up. With myself and this blog. Like, I serrrriously almost quit. It just wasn't what I wanted it to be. So I asked you for help. And boy did you deliver! I honestly thought maybe 2-3 people would respond. (my mom obviously being one of them) But! I received WAY more . . .
It can be difficult to process situations when you feel like the world is against you. Ever heard the phrase, "when it rains, it pours"? Getting repeatedly knocked on your ass sucks. And life seems to be a series of good v. bad waves. When the good waves are rolling we're happy and life is good, but . . .
Ok so this week went MUCH better than last. Apparently Mercury was in retrograde and that was causing all the bullshit. Luckily I think my string of unfortunate events has past and I'm on the up & up. If you didn't catch it, I made the bold move to leave my job so I could focus on my art, . . .
A few weeks ago a made a very intentional decision. I was going to leave the company I've been working with for a year to follow my dreams. This choice isn't one that came easily. Normally I'm one to make very sudden, irrational decisions basely purely on whichever way the wind is blowing. . . .