Personal · Self-Improvement

April 29th, 2016: Me too?

I’ve been toying more and more with the idea of sharing this blog with my friends and family. Slowly but surely I’ve told about 5 people who I know for sure won’t judge anything that’s on here, and who miraculously always see the world through nothing but kind and empathetic eyes. But for some reason,… Continue reading April 29th, 2016: Me too?

Hiking · Travel

April 27th, 2016: Hiking Humber Park

Last week was National Park Week and in celebration, we went to Idyllwild, CA and visited Humber Park! Idyllwild has many easily accessible trails for all level of hikers. Mom and I did the easy 2.6 mi (5.2mi round trip) Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail, but I can’t wait to go back and do a more… Continue reading April 27th, 2016: Hiking Humber Park

Hiking · Travel

Top Things To Do in Idyllwild, CA

  How is this place only 2 hours from LA?! I recently went to Idyllwild for a much-needed shot in the arm of good ‘ol fashioned Mamma NATURE. I can’t believe I’d never been there- it’s only 2 hrs away from where I grew up and it’s SO cheap to visit. Who knew that this… Continue reading Top Things To Do in Idyllwild, CA

Happiness · Personal

April 21st, 2016: The Science of Happiness Pt. 3

If you’ve been reading this blog, you know I am an actress in Los Angeles, CA. This is one of the tougher towns/careers in which to find true happiness. But they sure do try to sell the idea of happiness to you! Everywhere you look there are people and companies selling workshops and classes telling you… Continue reading April 21st, 2016: The Science of Happiness Pt. 3

Happiness · Personal · Self-Improvement

The Science of Happiness

It seems almost comical that there can be a “Science of Happiness”. Traditionally, “Happiness” seems like it should come organically- something bestowed on you from an outside source. But the more I research this subject, the more I draw the same conclusion: Happiness does not derive from the circumstances we find ourselves in, but how we… Continue reading The Science of Happiness

Happiness · Personal · Self-Improvement

“Relax. It’s gonna be OK”

This past Saturday marked 100 DAYS of “Before I Go Blog”! I, of course, had all kinds of BIG PLANS to mark that day- so many ideas for posts and where I would be by this point. But when I looked at this long list of ideas, guess what? I got overwhelmed. And when I get… Continue reading “Relax. It’s gonna be OK”