Without health, you have nothing. When you are healthy, you feel like you can accomplish anything. You have focus, energy, and drive. In contrast, when you are ill, you feel like you are functioning through quicksand and it takes everything in you to keep your head above the mud. Before October of 2015, my son, … More Coping with the Loss of Health: How My Son Survived Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Encephalitis
This is an extra special post! Yes, those exist. A wonderful part of the blogging world is connecting with other talented bloggers. I have been blessed with the opportunity to participate in a collaboration with nine other bloggers. The theme for this collaboration is loss. Have you experienced some type of loss in your life? … More Blog Collaboration Coping with Loss
I don’t talk about my writing life too much because I’m not sure if it would be boring. 😛 Before I talk more about Writer’s Ink Challenge, I wanted to share some great news! I won the #SpreadSmiles positivity contest with my short writing piece, Positivity: We Never Know Which Lives We Influence. You can … More Writer’s Ink Challenge
I was asked by Mahriya with MyBookyLife to participate in a spreading positivity and smiles post. This great positivity #SpreadSmiles idea originated from Sasha @ The Stylish Dreamer. It is a contest. You can enter here, but I am not concerned with winning anything. I am super excited about sharing positivity and smiles any chance … More Positivity: We Never Know Which Lives We Influence #SpreadSmiles
Globally, over 800,000 people die each year of suicide, and there are MANY more who attempt suicide [World Health Organization (WHO), 2012]. Teen suicide is the SECOND leading cause of death among teens/young adults ages 15-29 years old (WHO, 2012). Additional Teen Suicide Statistics for the U.S. There is an average of over 5,240 attempts by … More Teen Suicide- What Friends and Outside Influences Can Do to Help Prevent this Tragedy
It’s interesting because we attract what we give out. I’ve been meeting some amazing people/readers in the blogging world. In my last post, We All Need Friends who Motivate us, I talked about the difference one person came make on a team. Additionally, one person can impact our lives in a way that we feel … More What Makes a Genuine Friend?
Last weekend I had the opportunity to watch my oldest son, Kobi, play soccer. He plays for fun. Football is more his sport. The best thing that has happened to him this year is that he was invited to play on a 7×7 football team, All American Pride. He told me that he’s never played … More We All Need Friends who Motivate Us