Mindset

The Comparison Trap

Picture this. You have a few minutes to yourself and decide to open Instagram or Facebook. You are scrolling and see a few photos and updates that make you smile. You like, heart or comment on them. Then, you stop. Something has caught your attention, but instead of smiling, you feel a little pit in … Continue reading

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Mindset

What’s in Your Sunscreen?

You may have seen the recent news that Hawaii is on track to ban sunscreens with¬†oxybenzone and octinoxate, two chemicals known to harm the marine environment and damage the coral reef. It's a good time to ask, "What's in my sunscreen?". Two Types of Sun Protection Chemical Chemical sunscreens make up the majority of products … Continue reading

Mindset

The Green-Eyed Teacher

Lately, I've been paying more attention to my emotions while on social media. Particularly Instagram. As mentioned in my Digital Detox post, I have taken steps unfollow accounts that don't serve me. Accounts that would make me feel bad about myself and leave me feeling worse off. So while I have more carefully selected which … Continue reading

Mindset

Purse Candy

Purse candy is the name I came up with to describe the phenomenon of finding a treat in my purse days or weeks after buying it, having completely forgotten about the purchase. Is it just me? I wanted to write about it since there is a lesson to be learned. But, that lesson only comes … Continue reading