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
They say you need to rid your life of toxic people. If you know they aren’t good for you and perhaps you’re even aware that they are having a bad influence, why would you let them stick around? But here’s the problem – what happens when you’re faced with the question of whether this is … Continue reading How Do We Define Toxic?
Sometimes even when we think we’ve moved on from difficult events in life, we somehow keep holding on to things that remind us of what it was like back then. Or in my case, things that helped me through it. I bought a Jeep when I was twenty-one. It was my first car … Continue reading Letting Go of the Past
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. It matters, and you matter. What gets you out of bed in the morning? Coffee? The agonizing buzz of an alarm clock? The thought that today could be the day you get your dream job? The idea that today could be the day … Continue reading You Are What’s Possible