A review of the journal I use: The Five Minute Journal

photo credit: Intelligent Change Do you like to journal or do you want to journal but struggle to do it consistently? I tried getting into journaling a while back and would do it for a period of time and then find myself not journaling for months. I think sometimes we journal when we really need […]

The Grass Gets Greener’s most popular blog posts of 2014 revisited

So we’ve come to the end of another year. Admittedly, I’m not the type to make a big fuss out of one year ending and another year beginning, but it does provide for a good time to reflect as well as adding some type of structure to our days. I rather see every day as […]

What launching a podcast has taught me (so far)

As many of you reading this probably know, I launched The Grass Gets Greener podcast two weeks ago. So I thought I’d share with you in this post what that was like for me and how it’s been going so far. I’ll start off by saying that if you had asked me five years ago […]

Post traumatic growth: Trauma’s silver lining

Trauma. It can’t be for nothing, right? Is the world really that cruel? It might seem like it sometimes, and maybe it’s because I’m an optimist, but I like to think that good can come from any situation. It might take a while and it might be small, but I think it’s always there. It’s kind […]

What I’ve learned from living with depression

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to attend the Strong Inside Out Tour fitness class hosted by my friend Amy Clover. She’s been going to various cities around the country over the course of the past few months to spread awareness for depression and suicide for the suicide prevention charity To Write Love On Her Arms. If you […]