My Version of a Pep Talk

Hope. I will always dream of the things that I want, even if they are ludicrous or out of reach. I mean, who is to tell you that you can’t have something? That was always my cue to stand taller and push through. That’s where I am now. I finally realized what I wanted to … Continue reading

Stuckville, USA

The topic on my mind is one that I feel like I have been dealing with for MONTHS, feeling stuck. I am an optimist, tried and true, even if I used to disguise myself as a realist (which is code for skeptic). I always looked at the bright side, never wanted for anything, and pretty … Continue reading

Carved in Stone.

As this year winds down and we list all of those things that we are thankful for, I have to also reflect on those things that I have learned over the past year. My biggest lesson: loss. This lesson has been running marathons in my head since Friday evening when I took the time to … Continue reading

Worthy or Not? That Is The Question.

“I mean nothing.” A phrase that I have been fighting to prove wrong my whole life, the problem is, I was the one saying it. I literally could not convince myself of my own worth, my own value. Besides, who am I to make such declarations? I am just a simple soul. Someone who achieved … Continue reading

My Internal Dialogue

“Write something.” A command that I proceed to follow with great caution. “What do I write about?” That’s always the question at hand. Do I write something creative and speak of all the illustrious things that go through my mind: visions of plentitude and illusions of grandeur; I, myself, upon a throne surrounded by a … Continue reading

The Path Less Traveled?

Something that keeps coming up in conversation, and something that I tend to preach A LOT about, is pursuing our dreams. Sounds cliché, I know, but it is something that I am very passionate about. If there is something that moves your soul, something that makes your heart sing, then you should most definitely do … Continue reading