• Getting Comfortable With Our Emotions - The Benefits of Crying

    Getting Comfortable with Our Emotions – The Benefits of Crying

    When it comes to the topic of crying, I have a lot of experience. I was raised differently than most. My father was a single parent and I was homeschooled until I was eight years old. He did his best to teach me the way of the world, key truths of spirituality and mathematics, often over breakfast or during our walks through the park. He made it clear to me that emotions should never be swallowed or hidden. If I was ever feeling anything I should show it. But he also did things like cut out the bad parts of movies so that I wouldn’t get sad or be exposed…

  • How To Redirect Comparison

    How To Redirect Comparison

    We all compare, and with social media taking over our lives it’s becoming harder and harder to stop comparing ourselves with others.  Let’s talk about comparison and why it is a confidence killer. Lots of us struggle with comparing ourselves to other women.  Whether it’s physically or financially, we’ve been doing it long before Instagram and Pinterest. Media is so focused towards women and making us wish that we looked and felt differently.  And we constantly buy into it. We see someone is skinnier than us, we want to be skinny. Someone is curvier than us, we want to be curvy. Someone has more vacations than us, we want more…

  • My First Heartbreak - How I Set Myself Free With Self Love

    My First Heartbreak – How I Set Myself Free With Self Love

    The things I’ve learned about love I’m still too young to know all there is to know about love. But I sure have some experience. In my 26 years of life I have loved a lot. I’ve loved my father, my siblings, my grandparents, my friends, my pets and two men in my life. With the two men I have learned the most about myself and about love. My first love was also my first many things. I was young and naive and he was older and more experienced. He was also manipulative, emotionally abusive and selfish. But I loved him, and for four years (only two of which we…

  • Passion and Purpose. What It Means to Me.

    Passion and Purpose – What It Means to Me

    The ultimate dream in life is to have a job that you love. Something that ignites you with passion and fills you with purpose. Most of all something that pays you for doing work that fulfills you. Oprah said “Follow your passion; it will lead you to your purpose” but sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. When I was a child, I struggled with the question: what do you want to do when you grow up? I loved the spot light and the glamour of Hollywood. I dreamed of being a singer, dancer or an actor. Jennifer Lopez has always been one of my idols. In my…