January 5, 2018

The choices we make in our daily lives have an impact on our world. Building healthier habits is possible and can lead to a cleaner and healthier lifestyle overall. 

We have the power to make change. 

I came across this short video today about a woman in Los Angeles who challenged herself to go a month without making any trash.  It made me think about what habits does our family have in place? Would we be able to live zero waste for 30 days?  How can we make even more changes?

Check out her short video here: 

Here are some things we do in our family:

  • At my day-job, the company-wide policy is that our partners, including myself,  use the glassware for our beverages and not the take-out cups. We are also encouraged to only order the size we can drink so that there is less waste. 

  • In my home we recycle, buy some bulk and I have reusable produce bags and bulk bags and shopping bags.  

  • For food storage I currently use Earthology and  Mind Yo...

January 2, 2018

Fleeting moments

There are days where I feel happy. Like, really happy... where my heart feels full, there is no trace of anxiety or fatigue, I have extra energy and life simply feels good.



These days do not happen as often as I would like which is maybe why I take time to acknowledge and feel thankful for those moments in time. However, these days are slowly becoming more and more frequent and I wait with hope that one day they will become my "new normal".

Finding happy

Cancer sucks. It really fucking sucks. And, it is terrifying and painful and exhausting. But, cancer also has helped shape me and has helped me to grow. There is always some light after the dark. I am taking time to be mindful of this and I am grateful.

I have fought hard to be where I am at this moment. Finding happy has not always come naturally for me. 

I was always "high functioning"; a master at disguise and at being tenacious and able to do pretty much whatever I set out to accomplish. People say I am con...

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