A friend once told me that staying motivated isn't something you do once and the effect will last, it's something you need to do continually.

​"As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of  thoughts we wish to dominate our lives." - Henry David Thoreau

February 19, 2017

What do you believe you are capable of?

I bet you are capable of more than you think.

I recently watched an inspiring Tony Robbins video. He said that each of us has a belief in our mind about our potential—about what we can do, what we are capable of—and that it is self...

August 18, 2016

As we grow up, we are trained to be more restrained, more serious, more "adult." And while at the office this is helpful, for our spirits and personal lives it is so stifling. There is a way to take care of what needs to be taken care of, without having to be so stiff....

August 15, 2016

*As featured on Tiny Buddha*

“If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.” ~Unknown

I was entering a completely new stage in my life. It could have been the beginning of something great, but it was entirely foreign to me. I...

August 6, 2016


I recently read a few pages from the book Art of Traveling by Alain de Botton. He describes how we view our worlds when we are traveling versus when we are “at home” or in a routine. I started thinking about how my own perspective on life differs...

August 2, 2016

Deep down, I always know when I'm slumping—when I'm running, hiding, or not being true to myself. I think secretly we all know, whether we are willing to admit it to ourselves or not.

It's easier for me to deny, ignore and zone out with Netflix, than to admit to myself...

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Hi! I'm Lacy Edney. Thanks for dropping by my site!

I'm an English teacher, travel + inspiration blogger, Italian trip planner. I was born on the island of Guam, grew up in North Carolina, and am in love with Italy, Brazil and discovering new places...


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