MY TRANSFORMATIVE ‘SOUL CAMP’ EXPERIENCE

When is the last time you an opportunity to hear your own breath? Be alone with your thoughts? Or could listen without distraction? I'm guessing it's been awhile. In August, I was lucky enough to attend Soul Camp. Simply put, it's a retreat/sleepaway camp for adults. There's over 50 mind-opening workshops and soul-discovering classes led … Continue reading MY TRANSFORMATIVE ‘SOUL CAMP’ EXPERIENCE

STORYTIME: BREAST REDUCTION (GUEST POST)

WELCOME TO A NEW SERIES CALLED STORYTIME: REAL EXPERIENCES SHARED & WRITTEN BY PEOPLE IN MY LIFE. Before we jump into our first story; here's some background ...  I encourage everyone in my life to write more. It's therapeutic, reflective, and increases awareness. I created Storytime so my inner circle could utilize Mindfully Sarah to share … Continue reading STORYTIME: BREAST REDUCTION (GUEST POST)

LIFE IN CONTRASTS

Have you ever noticed how much contrast there is in life? Light/Darkness Hope/Despair Joy/Anger Good/Bad Beginnings/Ends Safety/Terror Clean/Messy Order/Chaos Cold/Hot Self-Care/Hustle Acceptance/Desire for Growth Positivity/Negativity I’m learning to accept that there is truth and beauty in life’s contrasts. I spent so many years of my life chasing the light and hiding from the darkness. I’ve … Continue reading LIFE IN CONTRASTS

NEW BEGINNINGS

Sooooooo, I took an un-planned month off from my usual routine (talk about an obvious self-sabotage moment.) Work has been unbearably busy, family emergencies, constant travel; the focus on other things have revved up all the cravings that led to my unhealthy lifestyle originally. I have been saying for months, ‘Monday I’m going to get serious’ … Continue reading NEW BEGINNINGS

TAKE A BREAK: WHY IT’S ESSENTIAL & IDEAS

Balancing a career, social life, mental health, children, relationships, and LIFE can be quite challenging. Whether you're in school, an entrepreneur, working at a desk, a mother, or a combination; self-care looks different for all of us. I've written about the importance of self-care multiple times (check them out here); and while I'm still a … Continue reading TAKE A BREAK: WHY IT’S ESSENTIAL & IDEAS

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: OPEN YOUR EYES

I was so saddened this week with the news that we lost two bright and amazingly talented creatives to suicide, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. In light of the media coverage and social media outpouring, it's a timely reminder to encourage open conversations about mental health and examine your own knowledge of mental illnesses. Everyone struggles at some point … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: OPEN YOUR EYES

HELLO MAY: MONTHLY REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS

GOODBYE APRIL  April was a rollercoaster for "seasonal moods" for us East Coasters. What started out as cold, dreery, and wet; FINALLY made the switch to warm, breezy, and sunny. I've never realized it before, but my mood is immensely altered by the weather. Spring is what gets me feeling alive & energized. My absolute favorite weather … Continue reading HELLO MAY: MONTHLY REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS