Mind. Body. Spirit., Minimalism

50 Things to be Thankful For

Thanksgiving Day is just a few days away. There is an infinite amount of things to be thankful for. Living through a pandemic has taught us the power of gratitude to a novel degree. We have witnessed the entire world change in ways that have transformed our perspective of what normal is. Take time to… Continue reading 50 Things to be Thankful For

Mind. Body. Spirit., Minimalism

The Obstacle is the Way

One of my friends recently shared, The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday with me. It was a powerful read. The book is full of principle-oriented reminders and anecdotes. They serve to teach us to embrace the lessons, opportunities for growth and change, acceptance, and many other maxims hidden in every obstacle we experience.… Continue reading The Obstacle is the Way

Mind. Body. Spirit.

Ten Safety Tips for Large Crowds

Mass social gatherings are enjoyable but they have become a target for disaster. We hear about so many senseless acts of violence that were committed during these celebratory gatherings. We cannot eradicate violence but we can mitigate the risks and dangers we and our loved ones encounter. Concerts, parades, festivals, and similar gatherings are fun… Continue reading Ten Safety Tips for Large Crowds

Mind. Body. Spirit.

The Nine Fruit of the Spirit

I love to reference various theologies to emphasize points on certain topics or principles. The Bible holds numerous golden nuggets on how we should aim to live a meaningful and impactful life. The nine Fruit of the Spirit are found in Galatians and highlight the areas we should focus on in order to maintain excellent… Continue reading The Nine Fruit of the Spirit

Mind. Body. Spirit., Minimalism

Five Reasons Community is Important

If you are like me, you value having a community of loving, wise, honest, and supportive people. As we navigate through life, our sense of community may change and evolve. Career placements and other life events can influence how we define and redefine community. I have meaningful friendships that were formed throughout various stages of… Continue reading Five Reasons Community is Important