Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor – Brookings, OR

Brookings, Oregon is one of my favorite locations in the PNW, for simple reasons such as the beauty and the both Oregon and California coastal feel. Brookings is on the beautiful southern Oregon coast, just thirty minutes from The Redwood Forest in California. The main attraction here is the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, which is several stops right before you enter into the city off of the famous highway 101. It is a total of 12 miles along the Oregon coast trail and all views can be accessed through simply walking the trail. If you have planned this out beforehand,…

My Daily Routine For The Soul

About a year ago, I started thinking about my life in a completely different way; to notice the positive things in life and realize that they overcame the negative. I chose to be grateful for all the little things instead of complaining about all the small things that weren’t going my way. At first, this wasn’t entirely easy to switch my mindset overnight, it took practice just like any other thing. But turning my mindset around was the best decision I’ve ever made and it has allowed me to see so much clearer and with such gratefulness. One thing that I started…

Let Us Celebrate The Lives Of The Dead

This October has been such a beautiful one, I’m realizing that it’s one of my favorite months. It carries on the sunshine from the end of summer and still, the color of autumn within the trees. Halloween continues to be one of my favorite holidays, maybe it’s because during a period of time as a child I was unable to celebrate it because it was “the devil’s holiday.” I always found the traditions fun, but these traditions go a lot further back than modern day. The day/night of Halloween is known to be the day that releases the barrier between the dead and our…

Do You Believe In Magic?

I think the power within us goes far overlooked in modern days. We can light up a lightbulb, shock someone with just our fingers and yet we deny we have a massive energy within us! Energy able to heal ourselves. I’ve always thought about that when I see people come back to life on TV with nothing but a powerful electric shock to the chest. It is like our supernatural power we have lost touch with, lost the control and meaning behind it all. If you look up some definitions of energy, you’ll see that no matter the distance between…

New Moon Bay Leaf Ritual

The New Moon is the ideal time to let go of unwanted energy and bad habits in your life and begin again with new intentions, with the energy of the moon in your favor. There are many rituals you can partake in to help with these intentions, as I will be leaving soon on my travels, there may be some troubling times where it is important to stay positive and trust my intuition. This new moon falls just days before leaving and so I find a ritual of helping my wishes come true to be perfect for the occasion. Bay…

The Art Of Contentment

I think that the time someone sets aside for their peace of mind says a lot about a person. Too often do I hear people complain day to day about how stressful their lives are, for all sorts of different reasons. And yet, I don’t see anyone making a change in able to lessen that stress. Maybe they think it’ll solve itself, maybe they think they’re hopeless. Or maybe it’s because stress has quit literally become a habit of mankind. You see, when you continually complain and talk about your stressful life, you just feed off that negative energy, you…