Motivational Monday: Master The Door

fall stepsHappy Monday, friends! It’s been about 72 hours since I touched down, and boy there is no place like home. I’ve slept comfortably, been eating right, and working out again (all of which you can follow on the @kermitsays Snapchat–shameless self-promotion). There’s honestly nothing better than falling back into a good routine to kick off a new week. Well, maybe one thing: reframing your mind and practicing positive thinking. I can’t reiterate this enough, but incorporating mindful meditation into my daily routine has seriously changed my thinking. It’s been so wonderful incorporating it into my life, and I’ve used it to not only center myself but also to reflect. In my nearly thirty years of living, I’ve had some great days and some not so great ones. I’ve had some incredible opportunities and some that flew right past me, and while I could allow those moments of defeat and denial to negatively affect me, I choose, instead, to look at things differently, more optimistically. Reminding myself that when one door closes, another door opens has helped me experience life more positively, openly, and fearlessly. Continue reading

Tuesday Tunesday: Try, Try Again

Happy Tunesday, friends! If you follow the Kermit Says… Snapchat (@kermitsays), then you know I kept yesterday’s word, worked out, and ate relatively well. I’m looking for an accountability buddy to keep me in check, and if you play your cards right, maybe that could be you! In the meantime, I thought today’s Tunesday playlist could serve as the inspiration needed to keep going and achieve my goals regardless of what obstacles come my way. Maybe it will inspire you, too!

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Kermit’s Cup of Tea: Friday Findings

img_4043Happy Friday, friends! I hope you had a beautiful and productive week. If you’ve been following the Kermit Says… Snapchat (@kermitsays), then you know exactly what’s been going on in my life. So many incredible changes and opportunities are heading my way, it almost feels like I’m dreaming. Sometimes it’s even overwhelming, but it’s all good things, exciting things, life-changing things, and I can’t wait for this next chapter for it’s reminded me that when good things happen to you, it’s important to keep the ball rolling and pay it forward.

Be the good for someone else. 

Today I’m sharing a heartwarming story about a man who does more than pays it forward. In fact, I’d suffice it say he serves as an inspiration to us all by spreading love, care, and joy to those who need it most. Take a look:

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