Vegan/Vegetarian Vegetable Soup

At the beginning of this month I started a vegan diet. I am back to share another recipe When I was a teenager I told my parents that I wanted to be a vegetarian. For many reasons one of them being that every time I ate pork it made me very sick along with getting […]

It’s Time Talk about Spiritual Warfare

If you have been reading my blog lately, you know that I have been working on self love and finding out who I really am through shadow work. When you do this, like I said in that post you realize all of your “flaws” and gain a deeper understanding of yourself, and even why the […]

Shadow Work: How it Works

Shadow work has been on my mind lately, that’s actually why I took a few days off of Blogtober. If you are confused about what shadow work is, it’s when you basically take yourself to therapy, except you are your own therapist. During shadow work you look inside of yourself to find out who you […]

Learn To Be Yourself: Keep Playing the Game

I have been seeing a lot different things pop up surrounding the same theme…Be yourself, be free, love who you are. So, that is what I feel called to write about today. For most of my life I had let nervousness, anxiety and fear take over. I used to let all of those things rob […]

Synchronicities: Headed in The Right Direction

You know those days where everything is going right, and you keep seeing positive signs (synchronicities) everywhere? Thankfully that has been happening for me a lot lately. It’s amazing how quickly being grateful can turn your life around. When you start seeing synchronicities everywhere you look (and…queue the Full House theme song to start playing […]

Fall Favorites: Candles, Teas, and Recipes

In my opinion the best time of year is most definitely Fall. The crisp weather, the cozy sweaters; the food…sign me up for all of it! If it were up to me we would all live in a constant Autumn season. Now that the time is finally here, I figured it would be a good […]

Gratitude Journal: How it Works

A little over a week ago my Mama gave me a gratitude journal. If you have been a reader of mine for a while now, you more than likely know that I have been working a lot on keeping a positive mindset, and focusing on positive affirmations. Did you know that keeping a gratitude journal […]

Blogtober Challenge: 31 Days 31 Posts

Yesterday on Twitter I found out about the Blogtober Challenge; it’s where you write a blog post for every day during the month of October. *This post may contain affiliate links and I may earn compensation when you make a purchase from the links provided. At no additional cost to you. Halloween will be Life […]

Okay, Universe, I won’t Write about Mindy Kaling

Today I had planned to do the Tuesday Starts with Tea post about the book Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling. (You can get it here: I had it all written and planned out; even took real photos with my DSLR camera and everything. For some reason I guess life doesn’t want me to […]

Facebook: Time to Say Goodbye

Yesterday I decided to quit using Facebook (except for blogging purposes.) I’m still keeping my Business pages. (Speaking of, have you “Liked” Life as Lauren Mikael on Facebook yet?) Having a personal Facebook is just too much of a distraction for me, I’ve wasted so much of my time over the years mindlessly scrolling through […]