What I learned at the Father Peyton Dance

This weekend my Husband’s family put on their annual Father Peyton dance which was held at that the Ancient Order of Hibernians Albany chapter house. Its a wonderful atmosphere to be in. So many great people to be around. Between the Irish step dancing and the bag pipe introduction you really feel connected to theirContinue reading “What I learned at the Father Peyton Dance”

Kindness is not weakness

There are people in this world that believe showing kindness is showing weakness. That a person who is willing to compromise in a situation is actually the weaker individual. This is not the case. Showing kindness is infinitely more difficult than being rude or uncompromising. If you have ever been in a situation where youContinue reading “Kindness is not weakness”

Its Time to Laugh!

Good Morning everyone!! For my blog post today I just want to give you all a few things to make you laugh, and start your day off with some positive vibes! I took these pictures a few days after we got our second puppy, Nancy (black dog). My husband was so excited to have theContinue reading “Its Time to Laugh!”

Always embrace your birthday with open arms.

As we get older our birthdays tend to get less and less exciting. When your growing up there is so much to look forward to! Getting to drive at 16, becoming a legal adult at 18, being able to drink at 21, and your car insurance ‘might’ drop at 25. You get excited when theseContinue reading “Always embrace your birthday with open arms.”

Laugh at least once a day.

They always say that laughter is the best medicine. The simple act of laughing releases all those feel good hormones that smiling does. Thanks to these wonderful hormones and the subsequent decreasing of our stress hormones, laughter can actually boost your immune system. When you laugh your body releases antibodies that fight infections which alsoContinue reading “Laugh at least once a day.”

Find What Motivates You to Stay Happy

Everyone wants to be happy but not everyone is willing to put in the work. You have to find your motivation behind it. Are you trying to change for your kids? your significant other? or is it just for yourself? You need to have a solid reason to motivate yourself to be happy. This willContinue reading “Find What Motivates You to Stay Happy”

Lets All Take a Deep Breath

Breathing is such a simple thing. A basic need for oxygen, and yet it can calm you down when your stressed. You always hear people telling you to take ten deep breaths when your upset. This practice allows you to calm down by getting more oxygen to your brain, and at the same type stimulatingContinue reading “Lets All Take a Deep Breath”

Why is love supposed to be painful?

You hear it all the time. Love is painful. Love is hard. Doesn’t sound too appealing now does it? I am coming up on my one year anniversary with my husband that I have been together with for six years. I do not believe it when people say love is painful. Its not, at leastContinue reading “Why is love supposed to be painful?”

Read the Right Books

I love to read! I started back when I was in middle school and have had my head in a book since then. I think the amazon kindle app and audible has been the best invention since indoor plumping. But what I really did not realize was the affect those books could have on myContinue reading “Read the Right Books”