Earlier this year I binged watched the show Younger on Hulu. [Don’t worry, I won’t give away any spoilers for people who might want to watch it at some point. 95% of what I’m mentioning from the first episode.] I used to always see the commercials for it on TVLand, but never watched it … More Why the show YOUNGER made me feel Hopeful . . .
For this week’s topic I thought it would be interesting to speak on the power of the mind. The mind is such a fascinating topic for me because the things that are said about what the mind can do is so intriguing. Sometimes I wonder… how much power does our minds truly possess? You … More The Power of the Mind vs The Power of Doubt.
Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Do you look at the glass half full or half empty? All of my life I’ve heard that I am both. A lot of people say I’m an optimist, and a few others have said that I’m a pessimist. I think that the people who have said … More I’m An Optimist – Pessimist Hybrid (The importance of being both)
What is your version of extraordinary? Does it line up with what you think the world’s version of extraordinary is? Or do you have your own definition? Growing up I always wanted to be great. I wanted to achieve great and have greatness thrust upon me, but what does that mean? Some people might … More Becoming Your Own Version of Extraordinary!
Today I was thinking about all the gray areas of life. As we age most of us come to the realization that everything is not as black and white as we thought. We don’t have all the answers and most things in life are unclear. We slowly find out that it’s common to not … More Teenage Confidence about the Future
A few days ago, I was watching a show where they all wrote letters apologizing to themselves for their past mistakes. I’ve written motivational letters to my future self before, but I’ve never written a letter to my past self. So, I want to take this time today and write a letter apologizing to my … More A Letter of Apology to My Younger Self. (Therapeutic Exercise) (Blogmas #4)
I was watching a YouTube video of someone over 30 speak on the hardships of growing on social media when you don’t have a particular lifestyle. Most people who are 18 to 23 can come on these platforms and not have it all figured out because they’re young and just starting out. All they … More Not Having It All at the Age You Expected … 29, 30, 31+ (Blogmas #2)
The other day I was scrolling on Instagram and I came across the quote: Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion. My first initial reaction was “Wow, That’s very true!” Most of us can relate to that. Anyone who is NOT working … More Working Hard? Stress vs Passion!
The other night I was thinking about the time when I was made peace about giving up on my degree. At that time most of my fellow classmates had already graduated a year or two before I hit the wall. I felt so behind. My loans could no longer cover my tuition and all … More When You Think It’s Over . . . and then the shift happens!
Today I had to remind myself that real change doesn’t happen overnight. It’s hard to break old habits. It’s going to take more than 60 days to break a 15-year habit. I’ve been saying my affirmations everyday and reading more self-help books. I watch motivational videos all the time, and in the moment I … More Real Change Doesn’t Happen Overnight (And that’s okay)