I'm naturally a "realist", who often borders pessimist. I assume the worst will happen then allow myself to be surprised by the best. This Self-Love Sunday I am focusing on gratitude (again) because I often find myself believing that no ones owes me anything. So, I’m learning to be grateful when I get more than I bargained for
A tribute to a whirlwind of a woman whose gift has changed lives forever
A glimpse into my maternal grandmother's birthday celebration through the eyes of her eldest grandchild.
This is a poem I wrote during a very difficult breakup. For years I haven’t shared it out of respect for the other person involved. I’m sharing it today because a healthy amount of time has finally passed.
Self-Love is about feeding yourself exactly what you need to grow. Your Self-Love Journey shouldn’t leave you alone and sad so if you find that it is, darling you’re doing it wrong.
I found a note in my phone from January 14, 2016. I don't quite remember what situation I was writing about but I still resonate with the words of my 19 year-old self. I hope these words speak to you the way they spoke to me today.
Since life ebbs and flows, an opportunity to reflect is what we need to remind us of how far we've come. Unfair expectations and unmet goals can make us feel like failures but progress, whether large or small is still progress and we should be grateful for it.