Happiness Isn’t That Complicated

I've been over-analyzing and complicating the concept of happiness for...let's see....FOREVER. In the past I'd get bored with my life and want a rush of excitement, which usually resulted in drastic changes in my life. I would constantly tell myself, "when (insert life event) happens, I'll be happier." Then it would happen, and I would … Continue reading Happiness Isn’t That Complicated

2018: The Year of the Badass Woman

I've decided to claim 2018 as my year. Because after the shit show that was 2017, I think I'm justified in saying that this year is going to be my year. And boy do I have some plans for this one!     One of my biggest goals of this year will be completing my … Continue reading 2018: The Year of the Badass Woman

The Power of Connection

It has now been almost three weeks since Shane's death, and life has changed more than I could have ever imagined. Each day is so different from the last, and I've learned to embrace every single feeling, emotion or thought that comes up. It sucks to have to find a new normal, but it's a … Continue reading The Power of Connection

Yoga Teacher Training: Weekend 5

Writing "weekend 5" was so difficult, because it means I'm now more than halfway done with yoga teacher training! I'm so excited that I'm getting closer to my graduation, but I'm also really going to miss this program and the people in it. But I'll save my waterworks until weekend 9, as I still have … Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training: Weekend 5

New Tattoo: A Dedication to My Cats, My Hero and Myself

This past Friday night I got my newest tattoo. I had been planning this one for a few months, refining my design to perfection week after week. Interestingly, my other two tattoos were done in May, so I figured I'd keep with tradition and get this one in May as well. Through word of mouth … Continue reading New Tattoo: A Dedication to My Cats, My Hero and Myself

Michelle, Take a Chill Pill

I've had no inspiration to write for the past two weeks. Life hasĀ been busy, but more than that, I haven't even wanted to write, which I feel guilty about. I haven't had the motivation to cook or bake anything worthy of a blog post. I went to Asheville this past weekend and had plans to … Continue reading Michelle, Take a Chill Pill