Inspirational Woman of the Day

Kate Middleton of course! Aside from her fabulous, amazing hair that I envy so very much, she just continues to prove what a refreshing and genuine person she is. I love that her choice of charity is children in need, particularly children dealing with tough issues that can affect their mental health. Being a kid and going through the difficulties that come with growing up is hard enough but with bullying, issues at home, etc. it can be even harder. It’s inspiring to me that she’s trying to make a difference in the lives of these children and for that she’s the inspirational woman of the day 🙂


Quote of the Day

“Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.” – Brene Brown

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I LOVE that! Faith is a powerful word in my life (and not just because it’s the name of one of my beloved dogs). Faith represents determination, strength, courage and allowing yourself to go places that might not always be easy or comfortable. I haven’t blogged in such a long time but I couldn’t be happier to be back!

I think I’ll kick off Awake and Open in 2015 with this quote. For me, faith has been powerful in my life in the past year because it’s guided me to a beautiful place – a place of self-love and of vulnerability. When you have faith that good things will come… they really do! 🙂 Keep believing and don’t be afraid to take that proverbial leap of faith…. you never know where it will lead.