Letting the Joy Unfold in Your Life

I can count on one hand about how many times I have actually “lived in the moment.” I am a hard worker, but I wouldn’t classify myself as the ultimate risk taker. I’m pretty much a perfectionist, meaning my back up plan has a back up plan! As I wake up everyday and start my…

25 Gentle Reminders for Living a Fearlessly Authentic Life

1.) Everybody doesn’t have the same mind and heart as you. Everybody does not have the same definition of beauty as you. Everybody doesn’t have the same religious and political views as you. Everything that makes you happy will not sit comfortable with everybody. 2.) Life is too short to not have the haircut, food,…

6 Ways to Tap Into Your Artsy Side

Autumn reminds us that our bodies, minds, and surroundings are always developing! This is also a good time to tap into a new side-project or get back in alignment with your passion! Here are 6 artsy ways you can be creative this fall season!   1.) Visual Arts There are so many avenues of visual…

Here’s all about my latest book, i have a poem…

Hey my loves! Be sure to check out and grab your copy of my latest ebook, i have a poem. Check out a glimpse of my words as I write about life & lemons, heartache, and love which are poems  & affirmations included in the book. i have a poem… was inspired by notebooks I…

Life Talks With Laura Smartt: “Why No One Ever Worked Out”

Why No One Ever Worked Out By Laura Smartt   I know as you read the title you think that I’ve finally found the right person. WRONG! I haven’t found the right person and I certainly am not looking for the right person. But recently I sat down to have a conversation with someone, and…

12 Beautiful U.S. Cities to Travel in Autumn

We all love the idea of a beautiful trip in autumn! The pictures of these beautiful U.S. cities speaks thousands of words!   1.) Denver, Colorado   2.) Nashville, Tennessee 3.) New York, New York 4.) Louisville, Kentucky 5.) Boston, Massachusetts 6.) San Francisco, California 7.) San Antonio, Texas 8.) Chicago, Illinois 9.) Providence, Rhode…

12 Fun Autumn Flowers & Teas to Drink and Plant

Hello, Fall! Who doesn’t like a nice cup of tea or a lovely bouquet of flowers every once in a while? These 12 seasonal teas and flowers will put you in the autumn mood!   Hibiscus Tea Benefits: Hibiscus tea has been known to prevent hypertension, lower blood pressure, reduce blood sugar levels, keep your liver…

12 Yummy Treats That are Pumpkin Spice, and Everything Nice

Hello, Autumn! Here is a list compiled of 12 yummy recipes that are pumpkin spice, and everything nice!   Fun Pumpkin Fact: 90% of the pumpkin is made up of water. 1.) Turkey & Pumpkin Seed Chili (Recipe from Silvanakitchen.com) Ingredients (Servings 4) 2 tablespoons pumpkin seed oil or olive oil 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 1 small yellow onion chopped 2 red…