As I have grown older, I realized that if I do not see the point of doing something or if it does not line up with my values chances are I am not going to do it. If I ask, “What’s the point?” and I do not receive a substantial answer, it’s not for me.… Continue reading What’s the Point?
Since February I have been more intentional about practicing gratitude. Before I would express gratitude randomly and write it down once in a blue moon. Since February I have doing it more often and deliberate. My planner has a gratitude section for each week. Every night when I am planning for the next day, I… Continue reading Expressing Gratitude
Well I don’t really have much of a process. I don’t have a set time and I don’t write every day. I’m not really into intrigue processes and rules. Most times I just let things flow and write whenever and wherever I get inspired. Sometimes when I’m in the mood to write but can’t think… Continue reading My Writing Process
A few nights ago, I was feeling sad and crying. I decided to call my mom and talk to her. At first, I was just going to talk to her as a distraction but hearing her voice caused me to cry more and tell her how I was feeling. After I told her, she expressed… Continue reading Sometimes the “Perfect” Answer isn’t Needed
After watching Dr. Brene Brown’s TED talk about vulnerability, which I talked about in this post Vulnerability I was compelled to read at least one of her books to learn more. I started with “Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.” The Kindle version of this… Continue reading Book Review- Daring Greatly
For the past few weeks, I have been bored and craving some form of change. Nothing has been really inspiring me anymore and I feel like my creativity has left me. Everything I have been seeing, I have already seen before and/or experienced it. For example, my Instagram feed bores me. For the most part,… Continue reading Help, I’m Bored!
Where did the idea of seeking closure from the people who have hurt us come from? It seems like a waste of time because it hardly ever goes the way we envision and sometimes leaves us in a worse place. Certain things are better for us not to know and to just leave alone. Knowing… Continue reading Closure from Others isn’t a Guarantee
Every time I come home for break, it is an interesting personal experience. I always have readjust to my old home like I am a guest because things feel so different. It takes me a while to remember my old routine and figure out how to navigate it. My room has no cohesive deign look.… Continue reading Every Time I come back to New York for Break
A few weeks ago, I was on my WordPress reader reading recent blog posts. Cheri Lucas Rowlands posted in the Discovery blog about Hilde Lysiak, who is on WordPress’ “Anything is Possible’ list for 2019. The post ended with the prompt “What would you do if you could do anything?” Throughout my life, I have… Continue reading What Would You Do if You Could Do Anything?
Ending a year and beginning another one always feel surreal to me for some reason. Like we really about to enter another season and we don’t know what it’s going to bring. For some reason it makes me think about the concept of time and how much of it we really have. Do we have… Continue reading Feelings Around New Years