Let’s Talk.

Let’s Talk.

It’s the little things in life like having a mental health chat with your family at your favorite restaurant in town. Ever since I can remember, my mom and dad always brought us to Barker’s in our hometown, Hudson WI. This grew as a family staple. I remember one of the last times I went [...]

Letting Go

Letting Go

Sometimes in the midst of life, you turn another year older, and you sit in your room reflecting on the past 23 years. Where am I now? Where did I want to be by now? Sometimes it’s time to let go. Live a new life. Sounds scary… right? Sometimes I sit and get anxious thinking [...]

Wicked Calm Candles

Wicked Calm Candles

Do you ever feel stressed out or under the weather? My go to is either turn on my diffuser, but my latest is to light a candle! Wicked Calm Candles are handmade soy products that benefit the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. While each candle is carefully handcrafted with love, they come is all shapes, [...]

Self Care Boxes

While browsing Instagram, I found this amazing non-profit... Self Care Boxes. We hear about self love and self care all the time now, and really it is super important especially with your mental health. Self care for most is an item or an activity that makes you feel stress free, relaxed, and ready to take [...]

10 Months Tomorrow

10 Months Tomorrow

10 months tomorrow you you physically left this earth to Heaven, but your spirit lives on in each one of us kids everyday. Everyday I see you in my brothers, the way they talk, the way they laugh, the way they live their life. 10 months ago tomorrow, you went to Heaven, but not a [...]

Goodbye January

Goodbye January

  Now that the month is coming to an end, I am reflecting on all the new opportunities that I have been given or experienced. This month was more than a start of a new year, it was the start of new experiences, friendships, and moments. This month I have celebrated my late father’s 50th [...]

Without You

Without You

This morning it hit me. You won't be in the stands cheering me on when I walk across the stage at graduation. You won't be there to give me a bear hug with that diploma in my hand. You won't be there to tell me to keep going. This morning it hit me. The conversation [...]

Meet Laura

Meet Laura

I shed a few tears while reading Laura's story and you might too... she's overcome so much. Here's why... "Before being diagnosed with an eating disorder, I actually knew I had problems with other mental illnesses. When I was in 7th grade I was bullied really badly and became very depressed. I began to engaging in [...]