Author: catnrat

Health and Wellness: I Am Not Invincible

I’ve been a little distant for the last few weeks, but now it’s time to be transparent. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and it’s taken quite the toll on me. For the last year or so, I’ve had unexplained weight gain despite my 4-5 days per week of working out and relatively clean, healthy

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Week 3: Eye Candy for the Modern Hippie

In the nature of keeping things interesting, I thought this week’s Wacky Wednesday should be entirely for the people.  My idea of fashion has changed and conformed throughout the years, as well as my confidence in expressing my own personal style.  I’ve always leaned more towards the “boho” side which incorporates easy, breezy clothes that

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Postpartum Depression: Real Talk and a First-hand Look

Happy Saturday, everyone!  This week’s featured writer post comes from Jamie Johnson, a full-time working mom and author of Hashtag Mom Fail, who got real about her postpartum depression.  Mental health is extremely important, especially in today’s society, which is filled with pressure to balance a job and family, make enough money to pay the

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Take the Higher Road, Kid

Forgiveness: pardoning someone’s wrong-doing, despite an apology or recognition of one’s wrong, and surrendering all negative or vengeful feelings towards that person. This is what my understanding of the meaning of forgiveness.  Forgetting?  That’s a different story. A big part of my life has been surrounded by the need to forgive others, whether it be

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