I should have lifted you up, praising each attribute and letting you know that it's okay to be different. In fact, it's cool to be confidently you.
The intruding thoughts, the paranoia, the hurriedness to finish a task, is it all just in my head? Yes. But, also no. Of course the thinking is literally in my head. But, I'm not making up all these negative obtrusive thoughts. Or am I? You see, when you think 1,000 thoughts in a minute's time it can … Continue reading Is it all in my head?
I am tired. Tired of being the life of the party. Tired of being the one who puts in the extra work. Tired of being the funny one everyone looks to for a laugh. Tired of being the go-to friend for advice. Tired of being the optimistic bubbly person everyone thinks I am. (Which, don't get … Continue reading Life’s not all rainbows and butterflies
You make a little video of play time at the dog park on a beautiful sunny and 70 degree day in November – that's Texas for ya 🙂
Isn't that saying so fun but also, like, so true!? You've got to nourish yourself in order to flourish. Flowers can't bloom without proper watering and sunshine. You can't pour from an empty cup. To be on top of your game 100 percent of the time, you have to spend time on yourself so you are … Continue reading International Self Care Day: You’ve gotta nourish to flourish
"My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the simplest way." – Ernest Hemingway What a beautiful sentiment. These words have resonated so deeply with me since I first came across them. The Old Man and the Sea was one of my favorite books in high school and I've … Continue reading Staying true to myself one bad day at a time
Most of you who are reading this are probably thinking to yourself, "but she exudes confidence" or "she's always so bubbly and happy to be here." And most of the time I am happy to be where I am – I've always chosen to take the optimistic approach and try to find the silver linings in … Continue reading Why is it so hard to love myself?