We often spend our entire lives pretending to be someone who we're not. We let everyone around us dictate how we live our lives. We let them take away our identity, and therefore, leave our voice forever silent. We think that if we keep everything to ourselves we won't hurt anyone else, or cause trouble … Continue reading Are you ready for your wings???
I was scrolling through the news feed on one of my social media outlets earlier, and came across this post that a friend has made. I thought it might make a good blog topic today. "So real talk, when you're down and out, sad and depressed...everyone tries to build you up. But as soon as … Continue reading Why must they do that??
I used to the quiet girl sitting over in the corner who thought that what she had to say didn't matter. I allowed people to run all over me because I didn't have the strength or courage to stand up for myself. Now, I'm not sure exactly where those perceptions came from, but they have been … Continue reading Don’t bottle it up…
What if the storms aren't really trying to drown you, but instead are only trying to wash you clean? Have you stopped and thought about it like that before? I know I never really have. I've always been so focused on the worst case scenario - and that the storms of life were absolutely going … Continue reading Time to challenge the storms….
We all want for soneone to tell us that we are on the right path, doing a good job, etc. But the problem with that is that we are choosing to look for that validation from external sources, such as friends, family, etc. We must learn to trust our gut instincts and provide our own … Continue reading Can I get a little validation please?
It is so easy to let this happen. I have really been thinking about this a lot lately though. Why do we find it so easy to conform to everybody else's expectations of us? They expect us to be as close to perfect as possible, all the while maintaining the various roles within the circle … Continue reading Do you know who you are?
Sometimes those that you have helped, turn around and return the favor. That happened to be the case for me today. I'm sure my posts the last few days have reflected the dip in my overall mood. I have tried to wear my mask in my every day life...but somehow, I am moved to let … Continue reading Keep it simple…