I Forgive You

Choose forgiveness. There are people in this life that will hurt us. That will leave us wounded and then  simply move on without looking back. We can choose to dwell on this pain, let it drag us down OR we can choose to forgive, finally allowing ourselves to move forward. When we choose to forgive, […]

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Listen to Her

Listen to her when she has the courage to sit you down, to tell you how she is feeling. When she talks, give her your undivided attention. Let her know that her words are important to you, that it is okay for her to open up. Make her feel safe. Listen to the way her […]

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A New Normal

When the passion is no longer there, the loving looks have disappeared and you realize you are more roommates than lovers, that’s when you find the courage to end it. Fight for it if it is worth fighting for, but if things can not or will not change, then you take the next step. Once […]

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The Start of Adventure

I come from a very family orientated background. Every birthday is celebrated with a family dinner or event, and holidays are full of family time. It has been this way for my whole life. If you too have a family like this, then you know just how valuable and precious those times when memories are […]

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Positivity

Positivity is the key to a life that is full of happiness. Opting to not let the negative depict the mood for your day, let alone your week. Staying strong in the belief that everything happens for a reason. In this we can accept that life is not always rainbows and butterflies. There will be times […]

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Stop Wishing Time Away

What do you want? This is a question we should ask ourselves. Ask and think, really think about what it is that you want, today, tomorrow, and in your life. For me, I want to live a life full of adventure, a life full of meaning. To wake up every day excited and thrilled to […]

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A Thing We Call Freedom

This whole “it’s SO disrespectful to put up Christmas lights &/or decorations before November 11” is absolutely insane. When did this become a thing? Having a Christmas tree or Christmas lights up before November 11 in ABSOLUTELY NO WAY hinders me from remembering those who have fought for our freedom (which includes freedom to put up […]

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The Power of Words

One of the sayings I remember most from my childhood years is “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” As I grow older and learn the power of words, I start to realize that maybe it is just a phrase our parents told us. Something, like a tool, that […]

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A Lesson in Leaving-See the Worth in Yourself

Leaving is a scary thing. So many thoughts and doubts run through your head; Am I making the right decision? What if I’m wrong?  What if this (relationship, he, she) can really change? What if. Such a powerful question. What if you waste numerous years of your life unhappy? What if you miss out on chances or opportunities that […]

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