wayward adj. | \ˈwā-wərd\ : opposite to what is desired or expected

inspiration noun | \ˌin(t)-spə-ˈrā-shən, -(ˌ)spi-\ : the quality or state of being inspired

The Wayward Inspiration blog is a place where creativity and inspiration meet to help guide you through your midlife transition.  GenX is at a crossroads and now, more than ever, we need to be clear on our goals and the legacy we want to be remembered for. If you are burned out from the endless political upheaval, feel stuck and don’t know how to change, or just want the support of like-minded and fiercely independent spirits, this is your place. Our goal is to provide you with the tools and resources you will need to help you on your journey of soulful, creative discovery.

Created out of a personal need to walk in freedom, the Wayward Inspiration blog is full of tips and techniques to help you live your most authentic life. You will learn how to face your fears and overcome them, set goals and achieve them as well as embrace the concept of self-care as a radical act of love in this world.

The Wayward Inspiration Blog revolves around the two main themes of Self-Care and Motivation. Occasional topics of family, fandoms and mental health are touched upon in our Lifestyle posts as well as tips and advice for Blogging

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If all of this resonates with you, let’s get connected. You can sign up for the Inspired Newsletter here, and start enjoying additional insights, motivation, sneak peaks and free downloads delivered straight to your inbox twice a month! Be sure to join us at The Wayward Inspiration Facebook Group for more collaboration and support!

Christy is the artist, business strategist, and creative force behind Wayward Inspiration. She’s hustled and flowed through jobs in both the corporate and educational world for close to three decades as well as helped launch several successful business ventures including a homeschool co-op, e-commerce stores, and South Coast Roller Derby.

JR is a CA Addiction Treatment Counselor Level 2 (CATC II), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Alumni Coordinator, Veterans Support Group Counselor, and USMC Veteran Sgt.  He spends his days helping others make positive changes and set goals on their road to recovery.

They currently live in Southern California with their two young adult children, a couple of silly dogs and a fat cat who thinks she’s a dog.

Did you know one in four people will suffer from, or be touched by, a mental health issue at some point in their lives? And yet, the stigma still remains. We are committed to #EndTheStigma by speaking up and helping out. You are valued, you are loved, you are needed and above all, YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

If you or a loved one are in crisis or need help, we encourage you to reach out:

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

A free, 24/7 confidential service that can provide people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, or those around them, with support, information, and local resources.

The Veterans Crisis Line
and Military Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 Press 1

The Veterans Crisis Line and Military Crisis Line connect veterans and service members in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

Crisis Text Line

This free text-message service provides 24/7 support to those in crisis. Text 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor right away.