When was the last time you took the time to sit down and reflect about your life and your circumstances? When you were able to sit down and think about all the joys and all the sorrows you have experienced? When you were able to truly understand what you gained from those experiences and what… Continue reading Self Reflection, Does it Matter?
Everyone deserves to be surrounded by supportive, loving, motivating, and positive people. You know the kind of people I am talking about. The people that would rather avoid creating drama and somehow always, or at least majority of the time, are able to seek out the good in any kind of situation. The individuals who… Continue reading Toxic Family Members: How to Deal with the Layers of Hurt and Complexities
The year 2018 really flew by! I graduated college, started this blog, met my amazing boyfriend, went to Seattle for the first time with a bomb ass group of people, saw one of my favorite rappers of all time, Kendrick Lamar, also saw Snoop Dog live, spent and amazing week in New Orleans with my… Continue reading 2018 in a Wrap…
“Rebel without a cause.” Sound like a cool nickname or a rock song, right? Wrong. For me, and other girls like me, it was how I was know within my family. To them, forging my own path in life, making mistakes and learning from them in my own time, and wanting to express myself via… Continue reading Reclaim Your Life
The following is a small rant...feel free to respond with your own feelings. In the midst of the thank you, next track released by Ariana Grande, I find myself wondering why, as a society - not excluding myself - we feel the need to judge other people’s relationships. I came across an individual’s blog… Continue reading Ari, keep doing you sis!
Is there anything in life you regret doing or not doing? I’m sure everybody has asked themselves “what if that did not happen” or “what if I did this instead.” To some degree I think we all have some regrets in life, whether they may be huge life-altering and soul-crushing, or small “I wish…” regrets.… Continue reading Regret: Dealing With and Understanding the Feelings that Come With it
Loving yourself is an important part of being able to give love to another, be it in a relationship, friendship, etc. As I have grown older, I realized just how important it is. I had no clue it was such an important aspect of life as a child. It was just so hard for me… Continue reading LOVE YOURSELF: 5 STEPS TO HELP YOU ON THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME
The best advice I’ve ever been given was: make mistakes and do not be afraid of failure, because that is what will lead you to success. This was a weird piece of advice to receive because, all I was ever taught was to never make mistakes, or to learn from the mistake others made so… Continue reading 4 Ways to Pick Yourself Up After a Failure
The most common question I get asked by people - job interviewers, friends, acquaintances, and sometime even strangers - is: What's your story?. That question in and of itself has multiple layers, so figuring out the right way to answer that is very difficult. I never know how I should answer the… Continue reading My Journey Begins