Word of the Week


Ack! I totally missed posting this last week. All the more reason to keep "focus" in the forefront. I have been so distracted and thrown off this week. My husband ended up needing to go in for four nights over the weekend. He's usually an 8-4, M-F sort of guy, so my understanding of the… Continue reading Focus

2020.06 Joyful June, Hope Joy

Word of the Week: Smile

Did you know that smiling can actually improve your mood? It releases endorphins in your brain. Also when you smile, other people are more likely to smile back which in turn broadens your smile and releases more endorphins and so on and so forth. Don't you just love science? Smiling is one of my favorite… Continue reading Word of the Week: Smile

2020.02 February--Love, About Me, Hope Joy, Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Heart

My last word for February is heart. And try as I might, my heart just isn't in this one. I'm tired. My husband has the flu. The kids are being wild. The dog is dying. This post is 100% habit because sometimes the motivation just isn't there. And that is ok because it will get… Continue reading Word of the Week: Heart

2020.02 February--Love, Encouragement, Hope Joy, Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Passion

I'm sorry for missing a week. Between physical health flare ups, a new diagnosis, and waiting on blood test results my depression and anxiety made a major comeback last week. The harshest thing about depression is the apathy that it fills me with. With everything else sapping away my energy and no interest in anything,… Continue reading Word of the Week: Passion

2020.02 February--Love, About Me, Hope Joy, Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Love

Its a new month with a new theme. February is a special month to me. This Sunday marks the 22nd anniversary of when my husband and I started dating. We were just babies. Seriously, my oldest is only a year younger than we were at the time. Holy smokes, there's some math that baffles my… Continue reading Word of the Week: Love

2020.01 January--New Year, Encouragement, Girl Boss, Hope Joy, Most Popular, Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Focus

I am someone who is easily distracted. In someways I treasure this trait. There is such joy to be found in catching the small ordinary beautiful surprises that are missed by people completely focused on where they are going or what specifically they are doing. In other ways it is very frustrating to spend an… Continue reading Word of the Week: Focus