The act of climbing a mountain is often compared to the journey of life. Sure, it’s an overused metaphor, but yesterday as I made the one mile hike to the top of Stone Mountain, I truly understood why this comparison is so often used. When I began my walk, my main goal was making it… Continue reading gotta keep going.
I can’t apologize for my emotions. I’m a Pisces who was raised in a volatile home where no one was ever taught how to express themselves without yelling, throwing things, or tears. The tears chose me. I’m intense. Sometimes I cry at the drop of a hat, but my laughter comes just as easily. So… Continue reading all or nothing.
Love yourself more than anyone else. Love yourself more than anyone else could possibly love you, but also love yourself more than you love anyone else. Love yourself enough to put yourself first. We often have the desire to be a rock for others, but we serve them no purpose if we are not well.… Continue reading love yourself.
Some things are better left unsaid, but I’ve always been the type to say what’s on my mind. Ever since the day my grandma scolded me, “Speak up or be spoken for.” Yet somehow, I let you speak for me for too long; I let you set the pace; I let you determine the tempo.… Continue reading the truth is _________.
These shots were taken at Vickery Creek Falls in Roswell, GA. Today as I hiked along the creek and up to the dam and waterfall, I meditated on the importance of being present and enjoying my youth. No matter how old you are, in the present you are always as young as you’ll ever be.… Continue reading While We’re Young
Today as I was walking home from class, I was mentally budgeting the money that I have available as I await the arrival of a few sources of income that I am expecting to come over the next couple of weeks. As I walked thinking of this, I noticed a one dollar bill on the… Continue reading A small lesson in perspective.
“Know your worth” is a phrase that is repeated so often that it is borderline cliché, but it is such an important mantra to incorporate into your daily life. This phrase is often offered as advice to those who are dealing with issues within their romantic lives, but it can and should be applied to… Continue reading What Does It Mean to Know Your Worth?