Celebrate How Far You Have Come

You have the power. Don't let someone else take it from you. For so long in my life, I let someone else take the power, I let someone else dictate what was good for me and what wasn't. I had no self-worth, so I sought it out in someone else, but by doing so I … Continue reading Celebrate How Far You Have Come

Each Moment Is Part of Our Story of Growth

Honesty time, because that is what this blog is for and because my blogs resonate with what I'm feeling in that moment. I am having a tough time posting my blogs. I have this well-constructed goal in my head to post every Monday. Sometimes I ask myself why I have that goal, but I am … Continue reading Each Moment Is Part of Our Story of Growth

There’s Always Someone to Help Pick You Up

During a race at a track meet, if someone ever falls down for an injury and can't finish the race, it is the most beautiful thing when another person sacrifices their own race to pick that person up and cross the finish line together.I think this act of kindness shows just how much we sometimes … Continue reading There’s Always Someone to Help Pick You Up

Some Days We Struggle, That’s Okay

I was at a NAMI support group the other night as they always bring in guest speakers. At the end of the speech, which turned into more of a discussion, one of the attendees told me I should be a motivational speaker and another told me I should write. I chuckled because I currently do … Continue reading Some Days We Struggle, That’s Okay

You Can Feel Your Feelings And Still Be Strong

Being strong doesn't mean you are always happy or that you are hiding your feelings, appearing to the outside world that you are okay. Even though that is what society tells us being strong means, being strong actually means having the faith in hard times, but still allowing yourself to feel how you feel. Being … Continue reading You Can Feel Your Feelings And Still Be Strong