Why I Waited To Date

People always ask me if I’m seeing anyone… and for the past 20 years the answer was no. I got many puzzled looks and questions as to why. It seemed as though something was off to everyone else because I had decided to find myself first before bothering to find anyone else. People would tell me my standards were too high or that I wasn’t “looking hard enough,” but what if I wasn’t looking at all? Continue reading “Why I Waited To Date”

Seasons of Growth

Some seasons in life are just meant to be seasons of growth and there is nothing wrong with that. I think oftentimes we as humans strive so hard for success that we forget to take in the beauty of the lessons learned. Not every lesson is learned from success and pure joyous moments. Some of the hardest and best lessons are learned just like that, the hard way. Continue reading “Seasons of Growth”

Letter To A Younger Me

Dear a younger me,

There are so many things I wish I would have known at your age. So many things I wish I would have seen differently and believed about myself when I was growing up. I can’t make up for the lost time it took me to realize these things and truly believe my capabilities, but you can. So here’s to all you girls growing up and learning allll about the lies society tells us and the toxic situations life throws at us. Here’s to you. Because you deserve to know the truth. Continue reading “Letter To A Younger Me”

Choose A Positive Mind; Choose Happiness

Today I was approached by someone who had been reading some of my recent writings and said that my upbeat perspective caused them to have a new outlook on their day and that they wished they could be nearly as positive as I am. To this I said, you can. Continue reading “Choose A Positive Mind; Choose Happiness”

Open Letter to High School Seniors

Dear High School Seniors,

I know you and all of your friends are looking forward to graduation day and wishing the days would just hurry up already, but don’t wish it all away just yet. There are a lot of things you’ll miss out on if you do. Continue reading “Open Letter to High School Seniors”