Using Rose Tea to Mend a Broken Heart

*this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. The first time I ever heard of using rose to mend a broken heart, I was at the Southeast Wise Woman conference in 2014, while in the presence of the very inspirational Robin Rose Bennett. She explained that just as the rose plant has thorns of her … Continue Reading

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

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