Photo by Alexander Dummer on Pexels.com Have you ever doubted yourself and your abilities? If you’re a human, I’m going to go ahead and assume the answer is yes. We all have moments in our lives where we wonder if we’re smart enough, tough enough, good enough... and chances are during some of those moments, … Continue reading Why the Goal Should Not Be Confidence
Why are you here? Why do you write? And how often do you sit back and think about your responses to those questions? Let me wager a guess and say the answer has something to do with hope — something you’re striving towards. Hope isn’t just a mood, or a form of positive thinking. The … Continue reading The Power of Hope – and Why It Matters
Let’s face it; when we leave home and are just starting out on our own, none of us really know what we’re doing. We may think we hold the world in our hands, but mistakes are made, life choices are questionable, and countless lessons are learned the hard way. We’re helpless fledglings, gently (or not … Continue reading 7 Pearls of Wisdom I Wish I Knew When I Was Just Starting Out
Smile at strangers And share your experience; Reflect on the past But don’t build up fences. Listen to nature, But don’t let it control you; Appreciate people And let them console you. See colors and shapes As they are, unconcealed; Learn what you can, And love what you feel. Spend time out alone, Just thinking … Continue reading How to Be Human
We all need a reason to stop and smile sometimes. If you pay attention to the news, many of the current events happening around the world are unfortunately quite alarming and downright depressing. We all want to stay informed, and most of the time I’m all for staying up to date and connected. However, there … Continue reading 13 Uplifting and Weird Facts to Brighten Your Day
One smile prompts another. Laughter follows. A face lit up with joy, Soft eyes full of affection. He is gentle, he is kind. A crying shoulder, A helping hand. A candle in my darkness. Songs of delight Dedicated to a grateful heart.
How do you feel about habits? Have you ever thought about what kinds of things help you make the most of your time and enjoy your day? Let’s face it – whether you’re still in sweats at home in quarantine, working from home in your office, or out at your job in the world, … Continue reading 5 Habits to Make the Most of Your Day
Dear Fifteen-Year-Old Me, You’re more powerful than you know. And more selfish. I know the acne is tough. I know that feelings suck, and being a teenage girl seems impossibly complicated. I know you secretly want people to like you, even though you act indifferent simply because you have so few friends. Some of it … Continue reading Dear Fifteen-Year-Old Me
Hi everyone! I am excited and honored to say that I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award! I was nominated by the wonderful Ms Abigaba – you can check out her awesome blog Vocalized Thoughts here: https://msabigaba.wordpress.com/. Rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blogAnswer the 11 questions given … Continue reading Liebster Award!
Today, I faced a lot of rejection. Normally I have thicker skin and am able to bounce back fairly quickly, but for some reason today the hits just kept on coming and by this afternoon I was thoroughly discouraged and mentally drained. As I sat at my computer, closing my email and all the other … Continue reading The Other Side of Rejection