The thought running through my mind lately is “be a little kinder than you need to.” I say it to myself when I need the reminder, because sometimes it’s not the first thing on my mind. But it’s on my mind so much because I see it in others. Lately I’ve encountered people that have … Continue reading Be a little kinder than you need to.
I feel like I’m always talking about a new concept or idea, some new way of living or thinking, but the truth is...I’m constantly growing and learning and paying attention to different things in my life. One thing I’ve noticed is the way we speak to ourselves and about ourselves matters. In any kind of … Continue reading the words we speak to ourselves.
My grandmother is what I'd call a firecracker. She's smart as a tack and just as feisty. She's the strongest woman I've ever known. She had such a huge role in my upbringing that I know I wouldn't be here without here. And I don't mean "here" as in where I am in life, I … Continue reading Be A Good Person.
You could search all over, but there is nothing in the world as strong as a mother. You see her every day, she could be struggling but you’d never know it. She is bright. She is smiling. She is tired. But she is strong. She’s the one losing sleep, worrying about tomorrows issues and … Continue reading Strong As A Mother.
Anyone who knows me at all knows I love quotes. I post them on my stories so often it's probably obviously, but what a lot of people don't know is I almost collect them. I have Pinterest boards and stacks of poetry books; I even wrote my own book. It feels like I can never … Continue reading Day Two: Favorite Quotes
If you search the words "self care" on most media apps, the first thing you'll find is "the best tips for self care" or things like it. While I fully support the notion of taking care of your #1 (aka yourself) the idea over the last few years of self care has created an environment … Continue reading Self care isn’t selfish.
It's easy to think of famous women I like up to. People like Eleanor Roosevelt, Sirena Williams, Ellen DeGeneres. J.K. Rowling is on the top of the list, she started writing Harry Potter in a one bedroom flat as a single mother on food stamps and welfare. But it's even easier to have real life … Continue reading The Women I Look Up To.