Tag: being present

The Szen Zone: Finding Positivity Among Challenges

The Szen Zone: Finding Positivity Among Challenges

It has been quite a while since I have done a book review, and I was sent a copy of Szen Zone in exchange for my honest review. I have been looking forward to writing this post, and the life got in the way. From Monday evening […]

My Busy Schedule Secret

My Busy Schedule Secret

As many of you probably know, my college schedule for the past two years has been anything but calm. Simply put, most of my days involve a multitude of sticky notes and lists about meetings, tasks, appointment times, and other to-do list items. My own definition […]

My Meditations: Reflection

My Meditations: Reflection

As you may know, I have been practicing and studying meditation regularly for the past few weeks. Already I have learned so much from the practice that has benefitted my daily life this semester. Meditating each morning and night is quickly becoming a habit, which has […]

My Journey in Essential Oils

My Journey in Essential Oils

This is not a sponsored or promoted post, all thoughts are my own. 🙂  Exactly one week ago I received my premium essential oil kit from Young Living Essential Oils, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. As you know, I have been embarking on […]

DIY Dorm Decor: Inspirational Quote Wall

The other day as I was sorting through my belongings to pack up for college, I stumbled upon a book I had bought awhile ago called Think Happy Be Happy. As soon as I saw it, an idea popped into my head. I am a bit […]

Monthly Musings: Talent and Purpose

I’ve decided to start a new series on my blog called Monthly Musings, where I will talk about what I’ve been thinking about during the month. August has been a busy month for me, with opportunities ending and beginning. I am going to be a […]

DIY Dorm Decor: Coloring Page Frames

It’s hard to believe that the month of August is passing us by already! For many, this means that school starts in a week or two. I will be moving into my dorm room on the 23rd of August, and DIY dorm decor has been […]

One Year of Blogging: A Reflection

Today marks one year of The Wise Willow, and as I sit here writing this post my heart is filled with joy as I remember the journey that I have been on. One year ago I decided to press the button that has changed my […]

19 Things I’ve Learned in 19 Years

My nineteenth year has gone by much faster than any other year in my life (at least it seems that way), and before I turn 20 this fall I thought I would reflect on all that I have learned over the past 19 years. These […]

Astrology and Numerology: My Journey

If you had asked me a few years ago how I handled my problems, I would tell you that I would hold them in or ignore them until they couldn’t be ignored anymore. To me, this was a normalized routine in which I felt okay […]