There Is Always Light In The Darkness

This week has been a tough week for me and my family. My mom's cancer has progressed to stage 4 and the news has been heart breaking. The doctors are giving her 9 to 12 months to live. Writing that and reading that statement is unbearable. My mom has been struggling lately with this news, … Continue reading There Is Always Light In The Darkness

Don’t Compare Yourself. Where You Are Is Beautiful

Our lives can be full of comparison. We might feel like we are always falling short. We see someone else living the "perfect" life or experiencing the "perfect" relationship, and we feel like what we have isn't good enough. We look at where we once were and get frustrated with ourselves that we might not … Continue reading Don’t Compare Yourself. Where You Are Is Beautiful

Keep Holding Onto Hope

Life is truly a rollercoaster. It's full of excitement, highs, fear, lows, uncertainty and regret. Those are probably all some of the feelings you've had, before, during or after a rollercoaster ride. Right now my rollercoaster is in one of those low spots. It's been so frustrating to watch my mom fight pancreatic cancer for … Continue reading Keep Holding Onto Hope

Normalize Being Kind To Others

I love the work that I do. I get to work with some remarkable young people who want to change the world for the better. I remember when I was their age, I felt so afraid to speak up about what I was going through. I remember having people in my life that I admired … Continue reading Normalize Being Kind To Others

Even When It is Hard Hold, Hold Onto Hope

Hold onto hope. A simple statement, that can be so hard to do. This week, my family and I remembered the exact pain and fear that we felt this time last year. This time last year, my mom was being diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. This time last year was one of the worst … Continue reading Even When It is Hard Hold, Hold Onto Hope