Blog Posts - Self-reflection



Am I the only one feeling this way? No, seriously. I can't be the only one. Right?

So, I've really been fighting my anxiety and depression. SERIOUSLY. FIGHTING.So many days lost to the irrational belief that I couldn't pull this off. Which only lead to countless days lost, and productivity that I can't get back.ENOUGH.I refuse to b...
by attracted to shiny things on Jul 20, 2016

Thirty-Three: A Year Spent Looking Hard Trying to Find ME.

I feel like we do this every year—I get a little older, grow a little wiser, but somehow miss the mark on accomplishing the countless items left sitting on my to-do list with each passing birthday. Call it being unrealistic or being too hard on m...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Jul 15, 2016

6 years, 458 posts, 3,87,765 words…

later, it’s that time of the year again. That time when I review the blogging year(s) gone by, where I reflect a bit, whine a bit, make a confession or two… All because its my 6th blog anniversary or blogversary … Continue reading &...
by My Favourite Things on Jun 1, 2016

What Did I Learn

I often ask myself, “What did I learn” after going through various life experiences.  It seems that the harder lessons are the ones that really make me stop and ponder, “What was the lesson here?” On Monday there was a lot of discussion arou...
by A Cake Walk Life on Feb 9, 2016

Self Reflection 

The last 11 months have been, in fact, the HARDEST 11 months of my life. Losing my beautiful daughter sent me into a tail spin that unfortunately got worse in the month of December. It was a hard, way harder then I ever thought it would be. Being str...
by Living Through Our Loss on Jan 13, 2016

Self Reflection 

The last 11 months have been, in fact, the HARDEST 11 months of my life. Losing my beautiful daughter sent me into a tail spin that unfortunately got worse in the month of December. It was a hard, way harder then I ever thought it would be. Being str...
by Living Through Our Loss on Jan 13, 2016

Goodbye 2015, Hello 2016

2015 has been a strange year, a tad surreal even. It has been a year of fulfilling long-held dreams, exciting travel experiences, great perspective shifting books read, poor health thanks to my allergies, unexpected happiness and loss, achievements a...
by My Favourite Things on Dec 31, 2015

KNOW THYSELF: Redirect your life with new purpose by discovering the hidden self within

KNOW THYSELF: Discovering who the real you is Two contradictory views of happiness exist in our modern world. One teaches that happiness is to be found in material and superficial things that are often to be found through consumerism, celebrity cultu...
by The Mindful Word on Jul 16, 2015

5 years, 413 posts, 3,33,785 words…

… later, it is time for that annual blog anniversary post. The fifth to be precise, and about a blogging year that has been quite different from the previous years. If the first year of blogging was an exciting time … Continue reading ...
by My Favourite Things on Jun 1, 2015

Travel, travellers and travel blogging… Some thoughts

We live in a super-specialised world and the world of travel and travellers is no different. It’s not enough to just say that “I like to travel” or that “I am a traveller”. One has to qualify what kind of … Continu...
by My Favourite Things on May 28, 2015

Reflections – Finding Beauty in the Small Things

 ** Snowy Egret, Petaluma Wetlands, Petaluma, CA. ©Tracy J Thomas, 2015. All rights reserved. ** There are days when I find it difficult to concentrate. My mind feels pulled in a million directions and I become frustrated with my inability to...

Reflections – Finding Beauty in the Small Things

 ** Snowy Egret, Petaluma Wetlands, Petaluma, CA. ©Tracy J Thomas, 2015. All rights reserved. ** There are days when I find it difficult to concentrate. My mind feels pulled in a million directions and I become frustrated with my inability to...

Reflections on 2014

As I sit here on New Year’s Eve, I am reflecting on what I have learned over the past year. It was definitely a transitional year for me in which I learned a great deal about myself and hope to take what I learned to make 2015 the best it can b...
by The Souzapalooza Blog on Dec 31, 2014

Inspiration: The Power of You!

Inspiration: The Power of  You! If you enjoyed this please share on  Reddit, Delicious, Pinterest or StumbleUpon! Sign up for our weekly newsletter on Personal Empowerment, Motivation and Success! Take a second to LIKE, COMMENT & SHARE!  &#...
by Sincere Product Reviews on Jul 28, 2014

Reflecting on Your Greatness: 7 Questions for Self Reflection

It is important that we make time for a little self reflection once and a while. Sometimes we get so hung up looking for praise outside of ourselves, when really, all that matters is that praise comes from within. So let’s give […] The...
by Sincere Product Reviews on Jul 9, 2014

4 years, 346 posts, 2,65,417 words…

…later, a milestone has been crossed. Yes, dear reader, the blog celebrates its 4th anniversary today. :) Its time to write that anniversary post, which will be a reflection of the journey undertaken so far and hopes and plans for the …...
by My Favourite Things on Jun 1, 2014

4 years, 346 posts, 2,65,417 words…

…later, a milestone has been crossed. Yes, dear reader, the blog celebrates its 4th anniversary today. :) Its time to write that anniversary post, which will be a reflection of the journey undertaken so far and hopes and plans for the …...
by My Favourite Things on Jun 1, 2014

What is Your Real Motivation?

I like to think of myself as spiritual rather than religious. As DJ Cool simply summarized, I like to apply the chinese menu style of religion, a little from column A, a little from column B, leave everything else. One of the things that I choose to...
by The Souzapalooza Blog on Mar 5, 2014

The Light Beyond the Neon Trees: Finding Myself in Music

Going through life, you can't help but to have a few milestones. Your first steps, your first kiss, landing your dream job, the list goes on. There are milestones in your life that creates memories and elicits more emotion than any of the others that...

Table For One Please: Part One

One thing I have always took pride in, is my independence. I never felt I truly needed anyone, because I could do things on my own. That was what I believed until this morning, when I realized I may not be as independent as I t...


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