Never Grow Up, Never Give Up

Never Grow Up, Never Give Up

While my ego believed the motive for moving back to California was in search of more opportunity, deep down, my heart knew this change was for a different reason.

It took a while to quiet the mind and figure out what my heart was trying to tell me, but the moment I was finally able to hear my heart speak it’s truth, was the moment my nephew looked at me for the very first time.

Needless to say, I cried like a little bitch (and I’m still crying like a little bitch as I try to put this memory into words, so bear with me here— ok?)

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A Beginner’s Guide to Wellness

A Beginner’s Guide to Wellness

Am I crazy or is everyday a celebration in the social media world?!

One day it’s #NationalDonutDay, and the next is #GlobalRunningDay, followed up with #WorldOceansDay and #NationalBestFriendsDay. So really, are you even surprised when I say today is #GlobalWellnessDay?!

And although it may seem super basic of me to partake in these hashtag holiday’s, I can’t help it, because this is the kind of digital fiesta I’m all game for.

Now when you hear the term “wellness” you might instantly think of gluten-free freaks with a weird obsession for kombucha and kale. However, as a true wellness junkie, I’m here to tell you all that stuff is bullshit!

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They say if opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

So just to be on the safe side, I’ve built like 12.

From beer babe pursuits to #GennahRation movements and everything in-between, it’s no secret I’m a creator of opportunity. But every time I hear a knock at one of my metaphorical doors, it’s almost as if opportunity is ding-dong ditching me like a shitty little teenager.

That was until recently, when I received an e-mail of hope.

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Mermaid Of The Month: Fit Andy

Mermaid Of The Month: Fit Andy

What began as an Instagram obsession, blossomed into a genuine friendship the moment my girl Fit Andy let me in on a big secret she was keeping.

“I’m pregnant!” she screamed with the giddiest smile on her face.

Just when I thought I couldn’t be more inspired by this badass babe, the confidence she carried while gearing up for this next life chapter was incredibly admirable.

While many women (mainly me) freak the fuck out at the thought of having a bun in the oven, I knew Andy was more than ready to rock her baby bump and start using the #FitMom hashtag on the reg.

I mean yeah she was pregnant, but she wasn’t going to let a growing baby slow her down.

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Island Fever

Island Fever

When I made the bold decision to migrate back to the mainland I was bombarded with some pretty typical questions, my favorite one being, “Did you ever get island fever?”

Good ‘ol Google defines island fever as, the phenomena of feeling claustrophobic from the close proximity of each shoreline, and feeling disconnected from the outside world.”

Now anyone that knows me knows how much I love sitting on the shoreline and being disconnected from the world, so to answer your annoying question— No, I didn’t get island fever.

If anything, I became a little lost.

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Mermaid of the Month: Hillary Agra

Mermaid of the Month: Hillary Agra

We’ve heard it time and time again, the age-old saying— “happiness is a choice.” 

But like, WTF does it even mean?!

Yeah it’s the ultimate caption for an epic sunset pic on Instagram, but I’m pretty sure happiness is the last choice you want to make while suffering from the pain of death, drowning in a shit ton of credit card debt, stuck in traffic on the 405, or facing whatever curve ball life throws your way.

I believe the whole “happiness is a choice” thing, is a lot easier said than done.

Although (I must say) my girl Hillary fully embodies this life mantra and has opened my eyes to what it truly means to choose happiness.

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8 Life Lessons From A 28-Year-Old Mermaid

8 Life Lessons From A 28-Year-Old Mermaid

In the life of a Mermaid everyday is one big celebration, but today is extra special.

Partially because a good deal of the world is in constant chill mode, but mainly because today marks another fabulous year in the life of Gennah Rodriguez.

Call me crazy, but I enjoy growing another year older.

Why you ask? Because with age comes wisdom— duh.

You live and you learn. It’s that simple.

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