Negativity has a way of hardening us. We stifle our feelings when something upsets us, so the world won’t see our perceived weakness. We justify away not helping someone in need, because we don’t have enough money, time or patience to help ourselves, let alone anyone else. We numb ourselves from bullying, failure, anything that brings us pain — and over time, that resistance becomes a plaque on our mental wellbeing.
I’ve come to refer to it as my “barnacled heart.”read more
If you’re in the Tampa Bay area, Tuesday is a compelling day to play hooky: Jan. 6th is Epiphany, a celebration of the baptism of Jesus, and few places commemorate the holiday quite like Tarpon Springs, FL.
Welcome to Life Between Weekends! We’re here to infuse a little more joy (and, okay, a healthy dose of ridiculousness) into your weekdays, so you can live every day with that, “OMG, it’s Saturdaaaaay!” feeling. We’re serving up a new post every Monday-Wednesday, and on Sundays, our newsletter subscribers will get 10 reasons to look forward to the week ahead. No Monday blues around here.
With that philosophy, what better time to officially launch than right after Theread more
You deserve to spend the next six minutes and eleven seconds feeling all gooey-happy-emotional (or as the kids say on Tumblr, get all the feelz). Even if you can’t stand Taylor Swift, you need to see what she did for “Swiftmas.” especially right around the 3:45 mark.