I hope today you acknowledge the breadth of your awesome. I hope you cling to hope and optimism even in the face of doubt and despair. I hope you discover how beautiful and special you are and that you'll not only believe it but live like you do. I hope you find the silver lining. … Continue reading Because You Owe Yourself Love | Hugs and Fist Bumps
When Love Is Absent, It’s Time To Go
When a smile feels more like a grimace. When a compliment is tinged with cruelty. When blame and accusation cloud truth and integrity. When lies are rampant. When words become weapons. When you are vilified for choosing you especially when you desperately need it. When you're treated like a burden instead of the blessing you … Continue reading When Love Is Absent, It’s Time To Go
Laughter: A Poem | Hugs and Fist Bumps
I laughed last night til I broke. Til the cracked damns of life receded into the shores of bright tomorrows and sparkling horizons.
Growth is intentional. Sometimes it makes us uncomfortable as we step outside of what's familiar. Other times it leaves us feeling alienated as we grapple with emotions and thought processes that drain and/or embarrass us. "I thought I was better than that," we say. "I thought I knew better," we cry. We feel vulnerable and … Continue reading Shift Happens
Nothing Works Unless You DO | Hugs and Fist Bumps
Dreams. Goals. Visions. They're important, no, necessary, in keeping us focused on why we're here and how to live out that why in small, everyday impactful ways. They steer us in the right direction. They help us shirk life's distractions. They serve as a beacon lighting our journey with hope for tomorrow and today. We may … Continue reading Nothing Works Unless You DO | Hugs and Fist Bumps