Past Posts

Love goes a long way

I recently wrote a post about the importance of community. Since I last wrote it, I experienced some amazing community love. It really is amazing

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Importance of Community

I have written about the sense of community and volunteering in the past. It really is important on a spiritual and mental level. I don’t

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Importance of Boundaries

Boundaries are important to any aspect of life, especially self-love. We have to set boundaries to protect yourselves. We can show the most love to

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Self-Love: The Physical Aspect

Physical Aspect There are three major physical aspect components to creating the self-love you deserve: exercise, bodily care, and eating well. The three aspects are

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Taking Time for Yourself

Taking time for your self is very important to self-love and living a beautiful life. Life can be overwhelming and energetically over stimulating. Spending time

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My Recent Move

I am in my happy place! The other day I briefly wrote about having to move because of the electricity situation with my landlord. It

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Dogs are Family

I have had dogs in the past. My family and I always had a dog growing up. We had different dogs at different times.  During

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My New Job Choice

WOW! So it just hit me today how amazing it is to work online. It is such a blessing to work from home for so

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We all have Fears

Everyone has fears, small or big. They affect many areas of our lives whether we are aware of it or not. They stop us from

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Letters to Loved Ones

When you miss someone in your life because the time was cut short due to death or other circumstances. Writing a letter to someone from

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What a Weekend!

It has been a pretty socially fulfilling this weekend. My friends from Liberia came to spend the night and go to the beach. We laughed,

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What is it you need?

Around this time last year, I wrote my self a letter. I gave myself love by telling myself things I used to look to others

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What is Self-Love?

I have been writing about self-love a lot recently. It is one of my specialties. Learning what self-love is took me a long time. I

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Living in Paradise

Life in Paradise is full of ups and downs. It, however, is so worth it. There is less stress and anxiety. Living in Costa Rica

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Mindset Shift

A few years ago, some friends of mine were walking on the beach with me. One of them bent down to pick up a coin

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Top Pinterest Quotes

Quotes are amazing to help you understand your life or stay motivated. I use them on my Pinterest every day. I wanted to share my

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Learning a New Language

Yesterday, it hit me. I noticed how far I have come with learning Spanish. I called Jonathan because my messages weren’t going through. We had

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A New Type of Planner

I love planning everything from weddings to my daily life. It is fun and exciting. All my friends know when we go on a trip.

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Free Will or Fate

** Spoiler alert! if you haven’t seen the movie don’t read any further** Ever wonder why certain things happen in life. You meet people who

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Our Planet: Real or CGI?

What it’s about? I recently watched the Netflix Documentary, Our Planet. It was very informative and spectacular. I learned some things about the planet I

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You can BE YOURSELF

Being yourself in a world full of people telling you how you should be is difficult. You have TV programs that give you an image

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Dating in Costa Rica

Dating in Costa Rica, I have found to be complicated. There are specific criteria that I want in a man. No lying, no cheating, spiritual

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Finding the Hidden

This week has been full of many adventures. My life is incredible. This girl from my TEFL school was looking for hours to complete her

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Life in Costa Rica

Easter is a huge deal here in Costa Rica. So much so most of the government shuts down for a week. As a teacher, I

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Top 5 TedTalks

I have come to love TedTalks. The stories and information is transforming and inspiring. There is so much to learn and understand about the world

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Guest Post: Kindness

By: Naomi When I was little, my mum used to give away boxes of biscuits and chocolates that we had been given for Christmas to

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Papaya

I live in this amazing place that has papaya everywhere! You can go to the supermarket, roadside fruit stands, or even from trees in random

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Isn’t It Romantic Movie

About the Movie * Possible spoiler alert* I recently watched the Netflix Movie “Isn’t It Romantic.” I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I was

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Why I Left My Mom

The Beginning I was close to my mom especially when I lived with her. She and I got along fairly well. My mom has a

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Inside Out and Emotion

Why movie reviews? I LOVE movies. I want to start reviewing movies that I find inspirational or thought-provoking. I used to watch movies and have

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Small Talk and Empaths

Small talk is a polite conversation that doesn’t use deep or controversial topics. We generally use this type of conversation when we first meet people.

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Why Weidergabe?

It occurred to me that people might be wondering why I chose weidergabe for my blog name. It doesn’t seem like a name that you

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Nina, our rescue

Life has been pretty good to me lately. I told you all in the last post that we got a puppy, Nina. We rescued her

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Communication… is hard

Sometimes relationships aren’t all sunshine and roses. There are times full of difficulty and confusion. It’s not easy to go through and in the end,

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Nicaragua Trip Part 1

It has been an adventure filled few weeks. During the holiday’s I went to Nicaragua with my Jonathan. It was one hell of a trip.

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Living Life

Hey Guys! It has been an interesting few weeks. So much has happened, conversations with my boss, navigating buying a new iPhone, trying surfing again,

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Freedom in Schools

Most of you know that I live in Costa Rica teaching English to second graders. I love having the freedom to teach how I want

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Homemade Monopoly

Hey Everybody, Jonathan and I have been wanting to play MONOPOLY. Since it is hard to find certain games in Costa Rica or we could

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Change is hard

The last few days have been intense for me. I have been having to deal with myself. My relationship with Jonathan has been testing me

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Endometriosis

Hey Everyone, Recently, the doctors told me that I have endometriosis. When I was in the states I could complain to my doctors about the

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F*@# Yes…. Achieved!

Hey Everyone, It has been an interesting few weeks. I have been trying to get used to being back at work. I have had some

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Ways to Lower Stress

I have been a bit stressed lately. I have many things going on such as prepping for a new school year and conquering some fears.

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Te Quiero vs. Te Amo

I have been experiencing so much this past month. Everything from a second degree burn to riding a motorcycle for over 7 hours. I want

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True Colors

I am blown away. I don’t understand what has happened with me. The last two weeks have taught me so much. About 10 days ago,

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You will get a bill….

  The universe has laws that need to be followed. If they aren’t followed there are consequences. I broke one of the universes laws about

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Justifying?

One of the things I struggle with is being able to keep my mouth shut about what I see in people. The more I go

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The Line

As I continue to learn more about myself, the more I see in other people. I see things people don’t want me to see. I

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WHAT A LIFE!!

Life is beautiful! Life has been taking me on a journey of a lifetime. I am happy and excited to be where I am. It

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What I Asked For.

Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes things are thrown at you to knock you down. You have to get back up and keep fighting. You have

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Why Do I Want Space?

When I was with my ex-fiance, he would hide things from me because he didn’t want to deal with my emotions on the situation. I

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I Live A Crazy Life.

You guessed it, I am on a plane again. I am headed to NYC for an IHP weekend. Something about flying alone gets me thinking

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Happiness?

Today I am leaving on a trip to Santiago, Chile. It has been a unexpected trip for someone I know that had passed away. The

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I am grateful.

On this day last year, I booked my TEFL course and my flight to Costa Rica. That was the moment that changed my entire life.

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A Time of Growth

  Hey Everybody, I know it has been a while since I have written. I have had some medical issues as well as a death

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You deserve YOU!

A few months ago, a friend of mine was having trouble with his now ex-spouse. He wasn’t happy in the relationship with her. He lost

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F*@#! YES!

My mind has been blown everybody. I am doing the same thing all over again. You have to go to back to my marriage with

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Goals and Failing

I have been thinking about the word failing and what I means to me. How failing applies to my life and the way I view

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A month to remember

A few weeks ago, something told me that December would be the month to remember. It is only December 8th and amazing things have happened.

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Momentum

Things have been changing so quickly for me. In the last month, I have made some crazy decisions. They seem like they are not things

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Beautiful Growth!

  I have absolutely no words right now. I am free. I cannot believe I just did that. I was able to trust in a

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Being Vulnerable

There have been a lot of emotions racing through my body the last few days. I don’t understand them. I feel so many things at

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Growing Others…

Life is funny sometimes. There are people that come into your life to help you learn and grow. There are people that come into your

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Empath?!?

Hey Everyone, I have been experiencing some intense and insane things lately. I am finding things out about myself that are eye opening. I realize

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Normal?

If any of you know me, you know I am not normal. I tried to be “normal” for many years. It caused a lot of

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Energy is Life

To me life is about growing and becoming your better self. Life never stops giving you situations in which you grow. If you stop growing

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Greater

Hey everyone, Life has been tough for me the last two weeks. It has been full of ups and downs. I have been questioning things

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I can SEE!!

Hey guys I have some exciting news! I finally got Lasik surgery done. I can see without contacts or glasses! This is so amazing! I

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Regrets? I think not.

I’ve been thinking about regret lately. Recently, someone asked me, “if I could change anything in my past what would it be?” My reply was

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“This is What I Need”

HEY Everyone! Everyone thought I was crazy for moving to Costa Rica. I got a lot of questions like… what are you running away from?

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An Adventure To Santa Cruz

There is something really cool about traveling alone in a foreign country. I have traveled in the US alone and it’s exciting. Traveling alone in

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New Things

  HEY! I am super pumped about my cooking skills today! After a day at the beach, I came home and made some homemade gnocchi

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Bubbles Takes Costa Rica!

Hello Everybody! It’s been a while since I’ve posted last. I have officially moved into my apartment in Costa Rica. I really love my apartment

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Writing

Writing is something that I am not that good at. It’s a way for me to push myself to write about my life. I never

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What is marriage?

Being home has given me a lot to think about over the next few months. There are so many things that I have yet to

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Costa Rica Places!

I graduated from my Tefl course last Friday. I was a great experience. I am glad I made the trip to down to take the

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Falling into Place

It has been an adventure of trusting myself. From the beginning, I have been taking risks and seeing what time brings. Since I quit my

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Pura Vida

I finished my course. I am now certified to teach English. My final grades were A’s. The course was absolutely amazing! If you ever want

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What is Culture Shock?

There are many myths about culture shock. I want to explain some of them so everyone can truly understand what culture shock is. It is

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Host Family

Hey All! I want to tell you about my experience living with a host family for the last few weeks. It is absolutely the best

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You’ll Never Know

I have been in Costa Rica learning how to teach English to non-native English speakers. The experience is eye opening. It feels surreal. Some days,

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Growth is not easy.

Hey everyone! This week was my first week in Costa Rica. It has been full of challenges and strengths. I have been attending a school

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Singapore Noodles

Hey Guys, Here’s my weekly recipe. I am in love with Singapore Noodles. It is a thin noodle with curry and soy sauce. This is

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Weekly Recipes

Hey Everyone, Since eating healthy is a major component to having an active and awakened life, I am going to start sending some of my

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My First One

Hey Lovely People, I wanted to use my first post to tell you why I started blogging. So here it goes… I have been on

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