Emotions. Mood. Passions. Disposition. Feelings. Character. Mind. Brain. Concentration. Thoughts. Judgment. Mental Faculties. How do essential oils affect our mind and our emotions? How can we use them to support our bodies during times of struggle, daily life, and those natural dips? Let me preface this discussion by stating that mental wellness encompasses emotional wellness … Continue reading Essential Oils, Emotions, and Minds.
My sister recently moved to Colorado. When I consider about timelines of this past year, I realize it will be her one-year Colorado-versary in just a couple months! Right now she lives in Aspen, which is an absolutely gorgeous little town. So many young people move to Aspen so they can work in the service … Continue reading Colorado
I am so glad that I married a man who encourages and cultivates creativity in my life. Kha bought me my first teeny easel yesterday, and it was the sweetest encouragement to create I have ever received. So far all of my paintings have something to do with stop that we made along our PCH … Continue reading 25
My husband is a photographer. And an amazing photographer, at that. He loves taking pictures with a special love for film. Repeatedly he has told me that I am his favorite model, and I can honestly say that I don't know why because I am the most awkward person on camera. No matter how hard … Continue reading Confessions of a Photographer’s Camera Shy Wife
Let's list out the things that I am trying my hand at this semester (and yes, we still go by semesters #gradschoollife). Grad school Working full time at lululemon athletica Community group Young Living Evangelism and building relationships Family visiting Maintaining old friendships Church community Meal planning and shopping Preparing meals ahead of time (#healthylifestyle) … Continue reading In the Middle of What Feels Like SO MUCH.
As I started writing this post I began to wonder why I hadn't sooner. Was it fear? Am I shy now? Do I think I will be rejected? Will people not believe me? Then it occurred to me. I feel that way right now as I am writing this. I am afraid, shy, expecting rejection, … Continue reading How I Started Using Essential Oils
Choice There are a lot of things in this life that I cannot choose. I did not choose my body. I did not choose my parents or my siblings. I didn’t choose to be from Arizona. A lot of things have happened to me in life (scrapes, bruises, abuse) that I did not personally say, … Continue reading Doing That Do Thang
I hide behind my desire for privacy. Reflecting back, before I met Kha, I was a very open, transparent, and inviting person. I really had nothing to hide and was completely open to anyone who asked a question. My desire for privacy heightened when we started dating, then as we got engaged, and finally, it … Continue reading Coming Out of Privacy
Keep me, O God, that I may walk in your ways. Keep me so that when I do stumble, fall, and stay down, you are with me in the stumble, in the fall, and with me until I regain my feet to stand up. Keep my spirit so that when my body empties and my … Continue reading Keep Me.
Life right now is more different than it has ever been in the entire time that I have been on this earth. Graduating from university, getting married, and now moving to Louisville, KY. All three of these events are mind boggling huge and play a huge role in my life before these moments happened and … Continue reading Moving Limbo