At 5:52pm Pacific time, I officially leave my 20’s behind and transition into my 30’s. It’s a very strange feeling, knowing that I will never again have an experience where I say “when I was in my 20’s I…”. This morning I was planning on indulging in sleeping in, but my body woke me at… Continue reading This is 30.
“30 days has September…” During this year’s journey- and for many years before I got really serious about my mental health- I have been told (and shown) by numerous sources that meditation, even in a small amount, can do wonders for the brain, body, and soul. Positive thinking can literally change your cell make up. By changing… Continue reading Before I Go’s 30-day Meditation Experiment
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
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
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”
I just finished reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat Pray Love” for the third time. I wrote last week about how every few years I take it off the shelf and read it in times of trouble, but let me be more specific: The first time I read it, I was 21 and entering my senior year of… Continue reading Rainbow Passages