Random Things That Make Me Happy

Allison Nazarian Just for fun, Life Lessons, The Life of Allison

When I see that my bf or my bff has poked me on Facebook. When I have completed my grocery shopping before 9am. Listening and re-listening to my 5-year-old niece’s voicemails to me. Florida sunrises and sunsets. Florida winters. Scrolling through the ridiculous amounts of books on my kindle and looking at the cover picture of each. A room-temperature bottle …

Surrender

Allison Nazarian Faith, Healing, Inspiration

To give oneself up, submit or yield. Surrender. It is to say goodbye to all of the expectations you had. To acknowledge you are not in control of everything. To abandon the quest for what “should” be or is “supposed” to be. It is to be at peace with what is and with what will be. Surrender is about knowing. …

Choosy Moms Don’t Choose BK

Allison Nazarian Health, The Life of Allison, There, I Said It

Last night, I had three kids (my 2 + Kid 2’s BFF) and few dinner options. I am usually super-organized ahead of time as far as dinner, snacks and the like. Last night, I wasn’t. Kid 2 also informed me that we needed to go to the library for an emergency book she forgot all about until the last minute. …

Fascinated By People Who…

Allison Nazarian Life Lessons, Living Life

I am fascinated by people who…. Actually seem to know how to enjoy themselves in the moment. Seem unburdened by regrets or anxieties from the past. Allow indignities such as disrespect to roll right off them. Know how to let it go, to let go. Know how to hang on when it’s worth it. Eat whatever they want, whenever they …

You’re Special, Just Like Everyone Else

Allison Nazarian Healing, Life Lessons

You are beautiful, amazing, brilliant, powerful and lovable. I hope you know that. I hope you believe that down past your flesh and bones, into your heart. Your soul. Yes, you are all of those things. But, well…so is everyone else. You are no more beautiful, amazing, brilliant, powerful or loveable than anyone else. For some people, this is an …