How I Take Care of Myself

I feel at my best mentally when I take the time to take care of my body as well as my mind. These two are very much connected, and I've always been able to tell a significant difference in how I feel mentally when I workout regularly and when I don't. My workout routines have... Continue Reading →

The Shitty Side of Being Single

I know that I write a lot about self-love, taking myself out on dates and personal growth while being single, and I stand by all of that! I think it's so incredibly important to learn to love oneself! I think it's important to grow and be mindful of the situations that you find yourself in!... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk About Changes

Or rather the constant change in our bodies. I've gone through some ups and downs when it comes to weight. I went through pregnancy at age 19, and a whole lot of changes happen through that time, and for a while after as well. I've had periods of time where I've been quite fit, and... Continue Reading →

What I Have Learned From Pain

A lot of people have a very strong fear of the feeling of psychological pain, and that is completely understandable. Other have a craving for it. I wouldn't say that I fall into either of the two categories. I don't particularly enjoy the hurt, but whenever I come across it, I choose to be very... Continue Reading →

The Big Escape ● POEM

This is waking up Eyes opening Fingers reaching Finally feeling ● This is realizing Lies exposed Truth coming clear Impossible to unsee ● This is escaping Wings spreading Soul soaring Breaking free ©Christina de Vries

Take the Time!

When I’m in the zone with my creative work, I sometimes have a hard time with taking breaks and letting things go! I can get so invested in the things that I’m working on that I can forget to eat and sleep, but somehow I always remember to fill up my coffee cup. Funny how... Continue Reading →

Run Forrest, Run!!

Well I'm not planing on strapping on my running shoes and leave everything behind for an unknown amount of time, but I have been getting into running again. I started running again right before my vacation started, and I brought my workout clothes with me so that I could continue on with the good habit... Continue Reading →

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