Today, I went to the Detroit Marathon, as a volunteer, not a runner. I had the perfect volunteer opportunity, the Cheer team!! We set out early this morning with pom poms in hand and painted signs, to cheer on the group of runners associated with our organization, but really we were cheering on everyone. It… Continue reading Pep Rally!
Pick-me-up Playlist A few days ago, I was tagged to share a pick-me-up playlist from one of my favorite bloggers, Muted Mouthful. This is in honor of World Mental Health Day. Laura Spoonie created the tag, as a brilliant way to spread positivity and light. Spreading positivity and light is what I'm all about too.… Continue reading Sing along with me!
Music is life! Check out this post about it…mine coming shortly
My blogging tribe, Laura Spoonie and Johnzelle, tagged me to participate in creating a “Pick me up playlist” for World Mental Health Day. Laura created the tag, a brilliant way to spread positivity and light. If I could only use three words to describe each of these individuals I would say:
Laura: warrior, authentic, and creative
Johnzelle: compassionate, funny, and ambitious
Check out their blogs and their individual playlists, I am definitely adding some new jams to my mix!
- Link back to ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ creator – Laura Spoonie
- Tag the blogger who nominated you
- Mention how music helps your Mental Health
- List 10 songs that you would consider to be a part of your ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ (optional: mention a little bit why each song is on your list)
- Tag 10 other bloggers to join in with the ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ Challenge
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Too Busy. There was a busy feeling in the air today, you know those days, where you have so much going on and so many thoughts in your brain, that you feel like you are gulping for air. Life gets like that a lot. But what perpetuates that? Do we ever just do one thing… Continue reading Just. One. Thing.
Today was rainy and cooler, definitely feeling the Fall weather rolling in... A good day to stay inside and play. Do you ever have those weekend days where you get to do those things at home you love to do? The things that you get lost in, like kids do. Watching my daughter play with… Continue reading Playtime
The other day my daughter looked at the scar on my face and said "Momma, I can see your light peeking out here"... I believe that people are the light. The ones of us who are here to bring the positivity into the world. Not the Angels on earth or anything like that, but the… Continue reading Let your light shine~
When I was 9, we went on a family trip to the Wisconsin Dells with my cousins. It was the first summer without my sister, so we were still in a heavy grieving period... Go kart rides were in abundance, so that was the activity of choice. I got in the car and started racing… Continue reading Ride out the trauma
Pilgrimage: a journey, especially a long one made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion. - dictionary.com What started out as what one could call a "Pure Michigan" moment; a family trip to climb the magnificent Sleeping Bear dunes, ended up being so much more for me... The Sleeping Bear dunes is… Continue reading An Accidental Pilgrimage
Lucky enough to have some time off work this past week and the theme was definitely about jumping in the lake... I've always been an avid swimmer, loving the water and listing swimming as one of my favorite hobbies since I was a little kid. It makes me feel so free and confident. It's peaceful,… Continue reading Go take a jump in the lake…
It's great to offer up a hotline, but we need to offer ourselves up too. If you promise not to be perfect for me I promise, I won't pretend to be perfect for you. Let's be real. Let's be vulnerable. With no fault, shame or blame. "I'm fine." isn't good enough. I want to know… Continue reading I promise not to be perfect