Hi everyone, Joan here! Here is a long post for ya! 😉 Do you know how to listen to your body? Can you recognize when you need to stop what you're doing, what particular food your body is needing, or what exactly is causing that neck pain? For some years now, I've been learning to … Continue reading Listening To Your Body
Hi everyone, Joan here. Before I get started, I hope you and your loved ones are okay. This is such a strange and difficult time we are in but I truly believe we will make it through. Writing this post came about as I was cooking dinner the other night and being as present as … Continue reading Finding Peace Through The Pandemic
Hi Everyone! Happy New Year! I hope your 2020 is off to a great start. I'm very excited about it! I just wanted to take this moment to share how 2019 has been such an interesting year but in a positive way. Last year was full of surprises and I realized the endless possibilities that … Continue reading Hellooo 2020!
How many times has this happened? You're sitting with your friends and one of them blurts out a bright idea and everyone is amazed by it, while you're thinking in your head, "Wait, that was my idea! Why didn't I say anything?" Or you're scrolling through your social media feed and spot someone you know … Continue reading That Was My Idea!
Happy New Year everyone! I had an amazing road trip with my husband, Marius, over Christmas. Since I had a lot of time off from work due to the holidays, we decided to go on a week long trip up and down the West Coast: starting from Los Angeles all the way up to Vancouver, … Continue reading Canadian Christmas
Hi everyone! What a year! 2018 has definitely been a major year of growth. So much happened and I would not change a thing. I have a hard time saying that it had its "ups and downs" because everything that happened turned out to be in alignment with where I am supposed to be at … Continue reading 2018 Reflection
Hey everyone! Since it's October, I thought I'd bring on some Halloween vibes with this blog post. I have been playing church gigs for a very long time now. A while back, a church band I played in was invited to play a big convention a couple of years in a row. I'll leave out … Continue reading Gig Stories: The Exorcisms
Hey everyone! I hit the 90 day mark of meditation over the weekend! I meditated every. Single. Day. And it's been a wonderful journey of growth and understanding of mindfulness. I'll try to keep this post as short as possible! I discovered the Headspace app about four years ago and managed to meditate everyday for … Continue reading 90 Days Of Mindfulness
I've been meaning to write this post since my birthday last month because I was reminded of why I own my red drum set, which I like to call "Big Red." 12 years ago, I was jamming a lot with some of my good college friends and had formed a jazz combo. We'd play at … Continue reading Big Red
Hey everyone! This past holiday season was spent in Germany with my fiancé and his family. It was the first time I spent Christmas time away from my own family. But we kept in touch regularly via FaceTime so they didn't seem so far away. I took way too many photos for a blog post, … Continue reading Winter In Germany