Why I Took a Break from Instagram

Working in social media, it can be hard to take a break from the online world, but I dug down deep to the matter of why I wanted to take a break. I didn’t need to take a break because I spent too much time on social media, because outside of work, I have never been one to binge out on timelines. I never really spent that much time on Facebook anymore besides updating my family with life happenings or photos and keeping up on groups I was apart of. I deleted my Snapchat two years ago and my Twitter soon followed a year later. And let me tell ya, deleting Snapchat was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made on so many levels it practically warrants its own post. Maybe soon to come?? But no, those were not the culprits to the way I was feeling. It was Instagram. Continue reading “Why I Took a Break from Instagram”

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God Made Us Too

How come I praise God’s magnificent artwork in the sky’s clouds, sunsets, and sunrises, yet look in the mirror and am disappointed, as if God didn’t make me too? How come I marvel at God’s wonderful creations, but fail to see the beauty in my own reflection? Continue reading “God Made Us Too”

Why Comparison is a Lie

Lately I’ve been finding myself slipping back into the trap that is comparison.  Continue reading “Why Comparison is a Lie”

Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup

Rewind many years back to the 7th grade when it all started… the dermatology visits, the various skin treatment trials, the overwhelming pressure of trying to “fit in,” to just be liked. That was the start of it all – when I put on that first bit of makeup in a desperate attempt to cover up. You see, I used to have really bad acne to the point that my face embarrassed me, and I only added to the problem by putting on foundation, powder, blush, anything to hide my flaws. Continue reading “Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup”