Blame. Indifference. Bias. Ignorance. Shame. Judgement. They’re comfortable—easy. They’re what we run to when the unfamiliar ruffles our perspective. They’re what we resort to when we forget that ‘we the people’ means all of us and not just some of us. Comfortable IS easy but growth, healing and love are lasting. They alter trajectories and … Continue reading Run From What’s Comfortable
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
Don't allow the limitations of what you see around you to dictate or manipulate the vision within you.
It's okay to put you first. Say it with me... it's okay to put me first!! Forget what you've heard. Throw out what you've been taught. Self-love is the new black and you know what? It's about time. How long have you suffered in silence, hiding the scars on your soul because you felt like … Continue reading Head Up. Shoulders Back. You Forward. | HugsandFistBumps
Sometimes, there isn't an explanation. I mean how do you begin? How do you try to justify ache inflicted at the hands of others who openly ridicule, mock and otherwise strip you of the little self-worth you've managed to salvage? Where would you even start? Do you start with "This too shall pass" followed by a … Continue reading In Search of Hope in Weighted Fields