Words of Wisdom from Michelle Obama

The beginning of April marks the end of Women’s History Month, which has inspired me to dig back through some notes I took while reading Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.  I felt so moved and inspired by much of what Michelle shared. I tried to keep a pencil near by when reading or would dog ear pages […]

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A Snowy Walk Through Wolf Hill

Wolf Hill Preserve Smithfield, RI   Silence. A gentle breeze snakes through the trees. Pine needles tickle each other, creating rustling all around. Birds sing in the distance. I’m reminded that the modern world is not far as the sound of the natural symphony is cut by the sound of a plane overheard.     […]

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Providence Restaurant Picks

Brunch Vegan The Grange Located on Broadway in Federal Hill, the Grange is an all vegetarian eatery! They describe themselves as casual fine dining, with a phenomenal brunch menu, and if you like their brunch, I’d recommend it for dinner too! I have to admit I might be a bit biased because I pick up […]

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Treat your soul this Valentine’s Day

Know that there’s a great deal of power in positive self talk. Tell yourself 3 things you like about yourself. Make peace of mind a priority. Only positive thoughts for your future. Make lists. Eat for nourishment not for comfort. Laugh. Think. Don’t think too much. Dance freely. Head up, heart open. Don’t trade sleep […]

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South African Adventures

Johannesburg Where we stayed: The Aeroguest Lodge, Kempton Park There were a lot of pros to this place, it had such a comfortable feel and felt secluded in it’s location. It had a shuttle to and from the airport that was free of charge, which was very convenient after an extremely long day of traveling. […]

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2018 reflections| 2019 resolutions

2018 was a year of tremendous growth for me. I’ve learned so much about myself, my desires, and my values. I’ve grown to appreciate the strength of the relationships that I have with my friends and family. The more I grow the more I find that these are really central to my happiness and how […]

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Announcement: I’m releasing an ebook!

I’m excited to announce that the blogger behind Thoughts and Thank Yous will be releasing an ebook in early October! The book will touch on intentions, affirmations, and motivations as we all navigate through this crazy journey we call life! Learn about effectively setting goals and working towards your dreams, all the while staying true to […]

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