These are a few of my favorite things…

I always find it fascinating to hear about people’s everyday lives but I often think the little things get looked over. One of my current goals is to really emphasize the little tiny magic moments. It doesn’t need to be this big trip/adventure, but everyday little things that I appreciate. The cool thing is that many of the things that … Continue Reading

Japan, Transition, and finding Ease and Grace

I’ve been in Japan for 2 weeks now, and I’ve got to be honest, there’s been the good, the bad, and the ugly – I guess there always is. Japan is so different than the United States, and even very different from living in Thailand. For starters, I’m in a completely different situation as far as my job goes and … Continue Reading

Man search for meaning part 2: Making Space

Prefer to listen? Watch here! This week I want to tell you a story. I’m going to start with a personal story of when my healing REALLY started to happen. It’s a little long but stick with it – because in the end you will know exactly what the first step is to discovering meaning and purpose in your life. … Continue Reading

Man (and Woman) Search for Meaning Part 1

This is the 1st video and blog in this series of…who knows how many!! If you prefer to watch, click HERE.  If you’ve thought to yourself “Hmm, I haven’t heard from KateLyn lately – I wonder if she’s still writing and what she’s up to?”, well, I have to admit I haven’t really written lately. I haven’t been present on … Continue Reading

What to do when you don’t know what to do?!

Before you read any further, if you are more of a listener, you can watch this video HERE instead of reading! But for the readers… Life is not always interesting, and you don’t always have it all figured out. If I have figured out one thing for sure, it’s that most of life is actually kind of monotonous. No matter who you … Continue Reading

#1 Way to Get Happy FAST

OK, I’m careful about what I promise these days – but I assure you, this is basically the #1 way to get happy real fast and for REAL. And that way is GRATITUDE. Gratitude. I’ve written about it before. Once, or twice, or thrice. I’m not sure how many times but it’s something that I continually come back to because … Continue Reading

You’re not alone. You’re not the only one.

I just feel so alone. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve said this in my life, and I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard others say this. One thing’s for sure, I can assure you that you’re not alone in feeling alone. What is it that drives us to want to connect with people on a … Continue Reading

What to do when you’re trapped in the Decision Dungeon

You ever feel like your life is an endless accumulation of unmade decisions, piling up like a pile of bones in the “Decision Dungeon”, the dungeon where great ideas go to die? Ya, I feel the same way too. Not being able to make decisions and only being “half in, half out” of pretty much everything in my life led … Continue Reading

5 Questions To Stop That Social Media Jealousy Spiral

“What do I do with my life?!” can be heard far and wide throughout the United States and the world. So many of us plagued with finding the “right career”, crafting the “perfect body”, finding the “perfect mate” and “perfect house” and “perfect family” and “perfect yard.” Perfect, perfect, perfect perfect. This strive for perfection causes some serious jealousy issues, … Continue Reading

The Seasons of Life

There is no guarantee in life. There is not right time to do anything. There are no shoulds or shouldn’ts or perfect path; there is only the present moment and the dare to dream. There are seasons for everything during this process and the easier you transition between the seasons the more enjoyable life becomes, filled with ease and grace. … Continue Reading

Cauliflower Fried Rice that will BLOW YOUR MIND (And your kids)

So I thought it’d be fun to do a little dinner night experiment and start making meals that were country themed. The catch? They had to be HEALTHY. I absolutely love Asian food but I don’t always love all the rice or think it’s necessarily “healthy”. I decided to finally try out the infamous Cauliflower Fried Rice – I have … Continue Reading

STOP caring about what others think and JUST DO YOU!

What is your biggest sticking point in life? What is the one thing that keeps pushing you down, making you feel handcuffed to the bottom of the sea, slowly losing life, drowning in fear, regrets, and “could haves?” I know that this sounds a little intense; it’s because it is. We all have that one thing that constantly surfaces in … Continue Reading

When Life Feels Heavy, Try These 3 Steps

Life can be heavy. Like really, really heavy. I’ve personally had days where I just didn’t know if I could do it anymore. I sit on my bed and stare into the great abyss and wonder what it’s all about. Yes, I have faith. Yes, I believe that there is something bigger out there than me, but I still wonder. … Continue Reading

Anxiety Awareness: This is what it feels like firsthand

I’ve had an overwhelming amount of people reach out to me and ask me about anxiety and depression. But mostly anxiety. I have struggled to figure out how to talk about this topic in a constructive way but with also being real, so here is my first attempt. I’m writing this in hopes that if you struggle with anxiety on a … Continue Reading

4 Easy ways to get calm when you’re feeling crazy

It’s been awhile since my last blog post and it always makes me feel a little bit guilty. Maybe for letting myself down or maybe for letting my readers down. Maybe a little bit of the both. I’m positive, though, that the reason for this is that lately I haven’t allowed myself to slow down; and that is the lesson … Continue Reading

4 Invaluable lessons for lasting Peace

Tomorrow I am flying back to the United States for the first time in 15 months, which is causing me to pause, stop and reflect on these pivotal months of my life. When I came to Thailand and Asia I was broken and at an all time low in my life. I had just lost the most significant relationship in … Continue Reading

Top 5 tips to face fear and still progress

Want to listen instead? Click the link above! If you’ve ever done something new you know what it feels like to be a “fish out of water”. That feeling when you walk into a new school, a new town, a new job, or off a bus into a city or country that you’ve never been. You look around like a … Continue Reading