Obstacles. Who needs them? They’re hard, hurtful and leave us feeling hopeless. They’re a nuisance, a bother. We would be better off without them. Consider this: obstacles afford us the opportunity to shine a light not on our circumstance, but on the situation brewing inside of us—fear, anxiety, doubt and despair. It beckons us to … Continue reading Obstacles. Who Needs Them? Well, You Do. | Hugs and Fist Bumps
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 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
Even in hard moments ripe with despair, you can turn your wounds into wisdom. You can receive the strength you need to make it another day. Where there’s strength, there’s hope and when there is hope, anything is possible.
No matter what goal you have in mind. No matter how many plans or dreams you've written, framed or committed to memory. No matter how many vision boards, or bucket lists you have hanging on the wall... If you don't start, you'll never finish. For many years, achieving a goal felt more like a dreamy, … Continue reading Start. Finish. Succeed. | Hugs and Fist Bumps