January has taught me the importance of rest and stillness. Even while recovering from COVID, I still found myself struggling to sit the hell down somewhere. I’ve really been slackin’ on the self-care tip. Rest/stillness + self-care = self-preservation, which is why I plan to spoil myself real soon. And a little extra on ‘Single Awareness Day’ (aka Valentine’s Day).Continue reading
Spirituality (noun): “The quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things.”Continue reading
Hello diary readers, I just wanted to keep you all updated on what’s been going on with me health-wise.Continue reading
Welcome to my first blog post of the year!!Continue reading
First and foremost, I just want to say thank you to all my diary readers and supporters. “WE DID IT JOE!!”Continue reading
Preparing for the future may seem redundant because no one actually knows what the future will look like. Life can be completely different a year from now. Things change unexpectedly. But, it’s always smart to be financially prepared for the future no matter what.Continue reading
I can count on one hand how many times I remember being hugged or held by a parent. I’m not saying my parents didn’t love me, I just don’t remember being comforted when I really needed it. And whenever I was, it was always my dad. But once I grew up into middle-school ages, it stopped completely. Recently, I came across a video on Instagram of a man holding his teenaged son in his arms just because his son wanted a hug, it looked so abnormal to me.Continue reading
But like, not really. I don’t know how many times I have to tell my family I’m not participating in the gift exchange this year, and to not go crazy with buying me a lot of stuff. But yet..Continue reading
Expressing gratitude and appreciating the little things is a habit I’ve been trying to incorporate into my daily life.
I feel it’s so easy to complain and dwell on the things that go wrong, which makes us forget about all the things that went right.
Check out my gratitude list below:Continue reading
“The month of November is known as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. President Ronald Reagan made that designation in 1983 and it is something that is still recognized today. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, at that time there were less than two million people with the disease.Continue reading