Get you someone who inspires you to be your best self

I always joke, “I’m just a girl looking for some bridesmaids” I laugh but I have found them, and some. In relationships and friendships surround yourself with people who want to see you at your best. They encourage you to stay on a goal you’ve set, keep it real with you when no one else […]

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Why it’s important to get away

We spend 8 hours a day at work, at least an hour getting ready for work and an hour in traffic to/from work. That’s 11 hours every weekday spent doing work related things. With 24 hours in a day and 8 of those hours we’re sleep, that gives us about 5 hours a day to […]

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Why I am choosing to be single

I was sitting on my bed going through my old journals and I noticed a pattern. Typically when you journal you write about your day or dump out your thoughts. I did that some days, but the majority of my entries were about some guy I was into or over.  As I kept reading it […]

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10 Love songs you should listen to in first person

My journey to self-love isn’t complete without my first love, music. I was driving in the car the other day and discovered something amazing. Instead of singing the song TO someone else, I flipped the lyrics to sing about myself. This comes in handy especially with love songs. We all don’t have someone to dedicate […]

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Happy people get sad too

My whole life I’ve had to answer the question: “Do you smile all the time?” and the answer is yes. I am generally a happy person. When people find out I spent years homeless and the abuse that got me there, they then ask me “how are you so happy?” Being happy, bubbly and positive […]

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I didn’t leave my room for 5 days, here’s what I learned

In a world full of FOMO and quotes like “grind never stops” I turned it all off. FOMO is Fear of Missing Out, if you didn’t know, it’s an actual thing. In the dictionary it’s defined as “anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on […]

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How to go out and turn up alone

The days of waiting for others is over! You know you can go out by yourself right? 8 times out of 10 when people want to hang out I’m secretly hoping they decide to cancel plans. But the occasion I want to go out and dance or have a drink, everyone is busy. This was […]

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How to be single and happy

It’s not going to be easy, but it’s going to be worth it. Being single and happy is work. Especially in a world where love and relationships seem to be the ultimate goal in life. The hours you spend scrolling on social media every day there are photos of couples, quotes about love, thirst traps, […]

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Thank you for understanding: Grieving the mom I’ll never have

You ever have those nights were you’re thinking about something and you can’t go to sleep because of it? You fall asleep for what seems like a minute, and wake up thinking about the same thing again. That was me, the night I wrote my piece about grieving the mother I’ll never have. (Read it […]

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Grieving the mother you never had

This will be my first full year without my mom. She’s around, somewhere living her best life. I’m trying to do the same, but I have to do it without her. Mother/daughter relationships can be complex. They go through phases. As a teen, mom knows nothing, as a adult you find out mom was always […]

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