Being single comes with this bad stigma sometimes and it really doesn't have to. Once you find out just how enjoyable it is to spend time alone you'll no longer dread the fact that you don't have anyone in your space all the time. One thing for certain and two things for sure is that … Continue reading Tips For the Single Woman
New year, new me. How often have we heard that? Not often enough in my opinion. People for whatever reason get upset when they hear people say those words but I get encourage and excited. It doesn't necessarily mean you are changing who you are completely but that you recognize the faults within yourself or … Continue reading Set Goals and Be Daring
Day 1 As many times as I have tried to complete my 100 days of happy challenge I could never make it completely through. I realized recently however I shouldn't limit my happiness to a certain amount of days. I need to find joy everyday and make sure I show my gratitude daily for what … Continue reading The Start Of Something New
I absolutely hate being called skinny. It really does something to my inner B*&%h and she is ready to go to war whenever I hear it. To some it may be a compliment but to me it seems unhealthy. From the age of eight I have participated in team sports from volleyball to track and … Continue reading More Than What Meets the Eye
I am sure at one point or another in your life you have heard the phrase "Jack of all trades, Master of none." I just want to go on record to say I HATE THAT PHRASE! When I was in graduate school, the first time around, I had someone who I looked up too on … Continue reading Jody of All Trades
A little over a week ago I wrote you guys this super long post giving you words of encouragement, recipes and links to help anyone who wanted to get started on the Daniel Fast. For those of you who didn't read it the fast is basically based on the fasting experiences of the Old Testament Prophet. … Continue reading The Daniel Fast: Why I Quit…Kind of
I have tried numerous times over the years to "eat healthier." Whether it was cutting out fried foods, not drinking soda or even adding more greens to my diet, I have done it all. What I haven't done however was actually stick it out. I have always attempted to do these 1-3 week cleanses to … Continue reading The Daniel Fast
In life it seems like no matter what you do there will always be someone or something that makes our efforts seem in vain. When you get your first apartment, your friend gets their first house, you get a raise at work, someone else gets a promotion and now they're making twice as much as … Continue reading Better?
Very early in life I learned a very valuable lesson….ATTITUDE ….IS….EVERYTHING. What do you think about when you hear that word? I believe most people associate it with something negative and unsettling but it doesn’t have to be that way. Why is it that we train our hearts and minds to expect the worst in … Continue reading Attitude
"Tears are how our heart speaks when our lips can't describe how much we've been hurt." -anonymous https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agrXgrAgQ0U As children we are often told to stop crying when something upsets us. Whether we fell down and scraped our knees or dropped our ice cream cone that we finally saved up enough money to buy. "It's … Continue reading Big girls don’t cry, but grown women do.
Scenario.... You meet a guy (or girl) and you start having conversations. Nothing too serious, a little small talk here and there. Eventually phone calls turn into texting, skyping and occasional dates. You realize this person possesses a lot of qualities you THINK you want in a partner. They're funny, attentive, can hold a conversation, … Continue reading When the Chapter Ends…
How often have we heard those words? Do you ever wonder what love really is? Like whose idea was it to create the concept of it? Google defines Love as an intense feeling of deep affection but what does that really mean? We've all spent years going from relationship to relationship thinking that what we have … Continue reading Is Love Enough….
I have always heard the phrase "a picture is worth a thousand words" and over the years I have come to learn its truth. Some may look at a photo of a tree and just see a tree but in my mind I can see the planting of the seed, the water seeping through the … Continue reading Take A Picture, It’ll Last Longer…