I began riding nearly 10 years ago as an adult. It took a lot of courage to get back onto a horse after having not ridden since I was a child. At the time I was easily 40 pounds overweight, unhealthy, and recovering from a severe case of Fibromyalgia and […]
Sonya Julie designs websites, creates content, and enjoys marketing and social media for select entities with her partner, Michael Dwyer, through their company, Ann Charles Media. As a freelance writer who has been actively producing content for 18 years, Sonya loves connecting with the writing community and promoting authors. She also enjoys photography, videography, and creating visual media. Sonya is a Reiki Master, coach, and presents workshops on topics such as meditation, goal setting, and vision boards. Sonya enjoys sharing info and ideas about community, health and fitness, innovative living, travel, and adventure. Whether she is hiking through the forest, skiing down a slope, or enjoying the sunshine from her desk as she creates, she always loves incorporating nature in what she does. A passionate believer in creative growth, Sonya enjoys teaching, sharing, coaching, and encouraging people to find their inspiration. Find her at www.SonyaJulie.com and www.AnnCharlesMedia.com.
This poem by Hafiz is a good reminder about the choices we make every day and every moment. Do you move with the flow and appreciate where you are at any given time? … or do you feel like you have 1000 serious moves between now and happiness? […]
You may have noticed I have had a flower theme lately. It’s such a lovely time of year with colorful blossoms everywhere. Flowers remind me of the things that we can count on in life. The beautiful things that return time after time. Just like God’s love. They […]
I recall being a little girl walking through paths surrounded by flowers taller than me. Beautiful blossoms perfumed the air with their heavenly scent as butterflies and hummingbirds fluttered about. One of the most memorable flowers were the beautiful roses climbing up trellises against the solid brick walls. […]
Every morning when I wake up I think about what I am thankful for. I am thankful for my home and comfortable bed, for my loved ones, and for a new day. No matter the season or the weather, I am thankful for the beauty I see outside […]
When we decide that something has to be a certain way we create suffering and disappointment. When we have rigid views of how things should be, what others should do, and what outcomes should be, our thinking is unyielding and we often create unhappiness for ourselves. Instead of finding […]
We are camping this weekend and decided we wanted to have a little snack. I always like to keep farm-fresh organic items in the cooler. It was delicious!
I tried watercolor painting today for the second time and it was so much fun. I need to do this more often!
On October 1, 2015 I began a new diet from Wellness Mama that is basically paleo in style but I still incorporate some dairy. I love this diet. It has cured many food allergies, made my nails stronger, my hair shinier, my skin better, my mood happier, my […]
I published this article today on The Community Edge. It was definitely a fun and interesting topic to write about! Please check it out: The Ins and Outs of Cycling through Downtown Rochester