One Year Anniversary

When people ask me what it’s like to be married, I always tend to respond “nothing has changed.” And for the most part, that’s true. Nothing changes in the way you think it will. There’s no dramatic transformation from boyfriend and girlfriend to husband and wife. You don’t suddenly start walking on air nor do…

The Art of Letting Go

This was originally part of my 11/11/18 newsletter.  Click here to subscribe. It’s funny the things we hold on to. Whether it is a box filled with your school year memories or those shoes that are super uncomfortable but you just know you’re going to need them somewhere down the line, sometimes we just don’t…

Nighttime Routine

A couple of months ago, I posted about my morning routine and got some great feedback on it so why not follow up? While not too much has changed with the morning aspect, I wanted to do a post specifically about my nighttime routine. Since starting therapy for my anxiety, I have adopted some new practices…

TBT – Another Again by John Legend

You ever have one of those days were none of the music that is currently out is doing it for you? For me, it’s more like “one of those years.” This year I think I’ve listened to more podcasts than anything else. With the exception of a couple of projects, (I’m looking at you Whipped…

Love of Gaming: Animal Crossing, Gaming as Self-Care, and More

If you know me, it is no surprise I still play video games. I’ve had just about every incarnation of the Super Nintendo and the GameBoy color. All my life I’ve played only two kinds of games: Super Mario and Pokemon. (Most likely because I suck at other video games.) However, all that changed when…

Talking Therapy: My Struggles With Anxiety and My Experience With Therapy

The word therapy was not something I grew up hearing unless it meant physical therapy. With parents and family members who worked in factories, it was not uncommon to hear them discuss their coworkers needing physical therapy. When it came to mental health therapy, my first experience with it was on TV and movies. Sitcoms…

Sunday Dolphin Beard Company – Hispanic Business Highlight

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I am spending the entire month of September highlighting the Hispanic/Latinx community and the amazing small businesses we have in our community.   Sunday Dolphin Beard Company Lancaster and Reading, PA     Founder Frankel Tejada & Domingo Tejada Ethnicity Dominican Background Sunday Dolphin Beard Company is a business…

Migz Custom Empire – Hispanic Business Highlight

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I am spending the entire month of September highlighting the Hispanic/Latinx community and the amazing small businesses we have in Reading, PA.    Migz Custom Empire Muhlenberg , PA Founder Miguel Nunez Ethnicity Dominican Background Migz Custom Empire started about three years ago when I decided I wanted…

Dealing With Mental Health In The Hispanic/Latinx Community

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I am spending the entire month of September highlighting the Hispanic/Latinx community and the issues we face.   Mental health was never something I grew up hearing of, at least not in the proper terms that I learned as I got older. No one in my family was…

TWOI Bites: The Sugar Factory – New York, New York

The Sugar Factory is that place you always see in those Facebook videos that looks amazing but seems out of the way to go and find. However, when in Rome…you got to the Sugar Factory! Bae and I visited the one in New York and it didn’t disappoint. What You Go For The big attraction…