GOOD NEWS! News: July 20th, 2018

  Brace yourselves, friends! This week is about to get hit with a whole lot of happy in 3… 2… 1… 1. These People are Fighting Loneliness by Listening to People on the Street Source: Well-Rounded Life, Sidewalk Talks “For people walking by, it’s really just an invitation. We try not to be pushy about…

GOOD NEWS! News: July 13th, 2018

The news, am I right? Death… Destruction… Donald… I admit it, I’m a little overwhelmed by the bad bits. And I’d be willing to bet you are too. SO! Starting today, and hopefully continuing on for many-a-day after, I will be compiling short samplings of the GOOD news that is so often lost in the…

Things That Are Not-At-Awful: Vol. 4

I don’t know about you guys, but I could really use some not-awfulness after this week. It has been a while since our last Not-Awful feature so, without further ado, here is:     Things That Are Not-At-All Awful: Vol. 4 1. Waffle fries   2. The way your dog is excited to see you every…

Choose Wildflowers

Good morning! Weeds or wildflowers? No difference, really. Just a choice in perception, in what we decide to see. I hope you choose to see wildflowers today.   ❤ – Girl, Caffeinated  

To My Fellow Today Survivors

I won’t lie to you all, I’m not writing this from a positive place. Today was rough, my positivity was depleted early, and I stayed late. Today made me wish I could drop-kick today into a garbage disposal and flip the switch. It made me want to crawl into some dark corner and scowl at…

You Matter

The world gets heavy. Sometimes, that heaviness settles beneath our skin. It weighs on our hearts. It occupies our minds. It can be difficult, and often impossible to see this struggle in our loved ones, and it can be even harder to bring our own struggles to light. Waking up today to see that another…

Love Today

The universe throws love at us in ways big and small. Today, it’s in the form of a tiny heart splotch on the sidewalk. Points for creativity, universe. Put a dollar in that tip jar. Say thank you. Let that driver into your lane. Wave back at the random little kid in the grocery store….

Demons

Originally posted on Will Run For Insulin:
*I just wanna warn everyone that this post talks about a sensitive issue & my own battles with mental illness. (This is mostly for my momma cuz I know she’s reading this. ❤️)* Diabetes is a full time job. You think about it 24/7. Did bolus for that…

I Hope You’re Proud of You

I hope this message is overkill. I hope it is one of so many others like it that it gets lost in a void of positivity. I hope this whisper of love and encouragement is a small sound in a deafening chorus of of compassion and pride – this month and for every one to…