Loving the Heat

Dear Diary and Friends, Five days ago I decided to challenge myself like I used to when I regularly did 30 day challenges. I enjoyed a lot of positive changes in my life when I was doing that regularly. For example, I used to be a completly terrified of talking to strangers or be in social situations. I was scared to talk to people I didn’t know. I didn’t understand how to talk to people and I didn’t understand how to work with social norms. I seemed to always say the wrong thing and was awkward and twitchy. Then I challenged myself to introduce myself to 3 people a day for 30 days. The first week was hard but I did it. The 2nd week it got easier and I began to realize that we are all human and other people weren’t scary after all. The 3rd week I looked forward…

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Embracing Anger

Dear Diary and Friends, For most of my life and I have been trying to “get rid” of the feeling of anger. I was sure if I found the perfect…

Living in Love instead of Fear

Dear Diary and Friends, Since doing a 10 day water only fast a few weeks ago, I have been feeling healthier and stronger than I’ve felt for a long time.…

Starting Over with a New Website

Dear Diary and Friends, A few weeks ago I decided to change my website name from crazybananalady.org to embracingyourjoy.com. I bought the new domain name and was very excited to…