"When someone shows you who they are, believe them." - Maya Angelou None of us are perfect. Not a single person on this planet is without their flaws; some far bigger, more serious or irreparable than others, but no human being is without sin. How unrealistic would that be to expect that we are? A … Continue reading The Problem with Playing Picasso
Life is weird. Sometimes it's so unbelievably beautiful. Like, "pinch me, I'm dreaming" amazing. And others it's downright, well, cruel. Kicking-you-hard-when-you're-already-down kind of crappy. And of course, there are all the instances that fall somewhere in between those extremes. I'd be lying if I said the last couple months weren't full of incredible moments. We … Continue reading Surviving Life 101: Rolling with the Punches (Even the Cheap Shots)
There are so many things I love about this time of year. The cooler weather, the overabundance of holidays and time with loved ones, the opportunities to reflect back on the year we’re soon going to be bidding adieu. Strangely enough, something else I love about this month is the mass participation in what’s become … Continue reading November Gratitude Challenge
Happy (slightly belated) October, everyone! We are well into my most favorite time of the year - the weather is getting cooler (thank goodness), all things pumpkin and apple are in full effect, and the holidays are quickly approaching! It's been a minute - okay, several thousand - since my last post, but as it … Continue reading 24 Things I’ve Loved About Our 24 Months as Mr. and Mrs.
One thing I've always especially enjoyed is how many people feel they're able to talk to me, to open up about any and everything with me, get my opinion, or ask for advice. It means a lot to me that others for some reason or another trust me or value my thoughts enough to apply … Continue reading Self-Love: Learning to Be Selfish
1. Stop running back to a person that continuously breaks you. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me any more than that and you really just set yourself up for it. Anything beyond a second chance is blatantly taking advantage and everyone deserves more than that. Set and hold fast to … Continue reading 13 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself Right Now