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FOCUS ON THE GOOD (Mugs)

We get to choose what we focus on in life, even during trying times. The more good things you can shift your attention to, the more hopeful you will feel.⁣⁣⁠⁣⁣⁠ All our mugs are created using the healing power of words, and come in two sizes – 11 oz. and 15 oz.⁣⁠⁣⁣⁠⁣⁠⁣⁣⁠ Shop the FOCUS … Read moreFOCUS ON THE GOOD (Mugs)

You deserve to feel good again – World Mental Health Day

A reminder on this World Mental Health Day – You deserve to feel good again. I’ve been in that place where I hated so many things about my life and myself. I was constantly beating myself up, and I thought I deserved to feel bad. No way did I think I deserved to feel good … Read moreYou deserve to feel good again – World Mental Health Day

Beauty is all around you… even if you have to create it yourself ⁣⁣

Try to notice all the little things in your life, like treating yourself to a tall slice of mouth-watering layered chocolate cake. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣When you experience something good, take a picture, and share it on Instagram using the hashtag #ichoosebeauty. Not only will it help lift your spirits, it might just put a smile on someone … Read moreBeauty is all around you… even if you have to create it yourself ⁣⁣

#IChooseBeauty Day 2107 (New design in the shop!)

I’m so excited to bring you the newest design in the I Choose Beauty collection! 🥳⁣⁣⁣⁣️ INTRODUCING… ONCE YOU STOP CHASING HAPPINESS, YOU FIND IT️⁣⁣. Stop thinking you’ll only be happy once this, that, or the other happens (new job/house/boyfriend etc.). How will you ever have happiness right now if you believe it’s somewhere else? … Read more#IChooseBeauty Day 2107 (New design in the shop!)

TRAIN YOUR BRAIN LIKE YOU EXERCISE YOUR BODY (Mugs)

You wouldn’t stop working out, become sedentary, and expect to magically stay in shape, would you? Same goes for your mind. Both your body and your brain need consistent exercise to be healthy.⁣⁠⁣⁠ All our mugs are created using the healing power of words, and come in two sizes – 11 oz. and 15 oz. … Read moreTRAIN YOUR BRAIN LIKE YOU EXERCISE YOUR BODY (Mugs)

Look for the opportunity in your crisis

I feel like I’m constantly challenged with this one, because… life, right? It seems like there’s always something happening that we didn’t expect. But when we look for some kind of opportunity during those difficult times, it can help us get through them. For example… my recent Meniere’s disease diagnosis and subsequent 10 weeks of … Read moreLook for the opportunity in your crisis

How gratitude can help you feel happier

⁣Let’s talk about gratitude, and how it can help you feel happier. It’s part of my daily practice for this reason. Instead of thinking about what’s missing in your life or what’s not going well, take a minute to focus on what you have or what you appreciate, no matter how small. Science shows doing … Read moreHow gratitude can help you feel happier

Introducing… WHEN IT’S DARK, LOOK FOR THE LIGHT (#IChooseBeauty Day 1965)

I’m so excited to share my new I Choose Beauty design with you guys! ️WHEN IT’S DARK, LOOK FOR THE LIGHT. It’s something I’m constantly reminding myself, and hope it speaks to you, too. Huge thanks to Ember & Co. for bringing my vision to life. And for all of you who helped me by … Read moreIntroducing… WHEN IT’S DARK, LOOK FOR THE LIGHT (#IChooseBeauty Day 1965)

You are a strong, resilient survivor

⁣Just a reminder that you are strong, resilient, and a survivor. Think about it. Whatever life has thrown at you… you’ve survived. Maybe it took all you had, and then some. Maybe it left a deep scar. And maybe you never thought you would make it. But you did.⁣ ⁣Give yourself the credit you deserve. … Read moreYou are a strong, resilient survivor

Want to change your mood? Change your thoughts.

Have you ever noticed how your mood follows your thoughts? For example, when you think, “I am unstoppable!”, you feel so much better than when you think, “I can’t do anything right.” See what I mean? Change your thoughts, change your mood. Now, I know this can be one of those easier-said-than-done things. I have … Read moreWant to change your mood? Change your thoughts.

Beauty is whatever you want it to be

Beauty is whatever you want it to be – Something you see, feel, hear, smell, taste, read, think, remember. It can be something big that happened that makes you want to jump up and down and tell the whole world, or something small that you notice for the first time. Anything that makes you smile, … Read moreBeauty is whatever you want it to be

How bright colors can help your mood

Let’s talk about how bright colors can help your mood. This picture was taken a few years ago during the winter when I was living in Ohio. It was dark and dreary and cold for months. I CRAVED color. So I made sure I surrounded myself with it, like when I went to a painting … Read moreHow bright colors can help your mood

Notice your surroundings and moments in your day

As you go about your week, remember to take a minute to just notice your surroundings. Stop and look around you. You’ll probably see something you’ve passed by before without realizing it. Really pay attention to the moments throughout your days instead of just being on auto-pilot. Whether it’s the clouds, a conversation with a … Read moreNotice your surroundings and moments in your day

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