Merging Into One Girl

image of changeTwo lives. One girl. One deep desire to merge the two, but scared as hell to do it. Desperately seeking the place of vulnerability so that I can show my authentic self to the world. Why? Because deep down in my heart I have the feeling that I am destined to do something great. Be someone great.

I am a dreamer. I am a glass half-full girl. I have this wild idea and belief that I can be relatable by sharing my own struggles and triumphs and, in turn, help add to someone’s life out there. To show them there is a light at the end of the tunnel. To prove that we all make mistakes, some really big, but [Read more…]

Finding My Inner Light & Learning To Let It Shine Bright

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Serendipity: the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.

I can’t really say that I’ve been looking for “signs” in my life lately, but these serendipitous things keep on happening and I can’t afford to not pay attention. Some of these things are small; others significantly larger and it’s as if my path is being paved exactly how it needs to be.

You see, for some time now, I’ve been struggling. I so desperately want to be this certain kind of girl, but there’s been a block in between wanting to be that person & actually getting to the place where I’m that person. I have a very clear and intentional way that I want my life to be, yet I’m not there. In fact, I feel quite stuck. Whether it’s that damn voice in my head telling me that I’m not good enough, not deserving enough, or that people are judging me and that I should care, [Read more…]

10 Happiness Hacks for Winning Life

image of happinessAh, happiness. We all want it, but how do we really get it? How do we feel like we are being true to ourselves while going through the motions of daily life? What is happiness even? Where does happiness come from?

I learned a very long time ago that happiness comes from within. It does not come from anyone else or any material thing. It starts within you and grows from there. If you are looking to [Read more…]

8 Rules to Live By For An Authentic Life

Live an authentic lifeHave you ever felt like you aren’t enough?  Have you ever felt like you don’t let the real you shine through with others?  Have you ever felt like you don’t even know the type of person you are?

I would raise my hand to all of the above questions.  Truthfully, about a month ago, I thought I was having a mid-life crisis.  (Not even kidding.) I was feeling exactly how I thought someone would feel when going through a mid-life crisis.  Perhaps it’s a bit dramatic, especially since I’m only 35 years old, but my feelings were/are very real.  Come to find out, I’m just on this amazing journey called life.  I’m trying to figure out the type of person that I am.  I’m trying not to compare myself to others.  I’m trying to own my own story, even though parts can be a little embarrassing. [Read more…]