How to Survive Christmas Parties When You Don’t Drink Anymore

*this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Going to a Christmas party sober is an entirely different experience. I mean, what holiday/special occasion/weekend/Monday is complete without getting hammered, right? That’s just what you DO. Yet if you are trying to quit drinking, or are new to sobriety, parties can become a very uncomfortable battle … Continue Reading

How to Survive Grief Through the Holidays

*this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. I am no stranger to death. Over the past few years, I have lost loved ones, as well as been witness as my loved ones lose, so daringly close to Christmas. It certainly weaves a new perspective on the celebrations- showing me how trivial the consumption of … Continue Reading

How Yoga Eased My Depression and Anxiety

I started attending yoga classes at the end of this past July. I’ve always wanted to take a class, ever since my girls were small. I can remember “discovering” yoga in my old two bedroom home- trying desperately to pose in the living room, and failing miserably; trusting that Denise Austin would take pity on … Continue Reading

Why Facebook Is Making You Sad

Is Facebook making you sad? I remember when social media first came out- people were EXCITED about the idea that you could have your own little corner of the web, for free. You could post pictures! You could send your friends PDA! You could get drunk and secretly stalk your old classmates! You could “connect” … Continue Reading