My fiance and I spent some time joking around trying to learn a salsa dance to a YouTube video and I told him how stiff he looked. I told him, "Don't try too hard, because that's when you mess up. Just have fun with it." In that moment, I said, "wow, what a blog post", … Continue reading When You Enjoy The Journey, The Magic Happens
Therapy, just like recovery, doesn't happen on a linear path. You can start therapy and feel like it won't help you and then come back again 2 weeks later and watch your life change. You can start therapy and need to go every week, and then decide you want to stop. And you can even … Continue reading You Aren’t A Failure If You Have To Go Back To Therapy
Think about a goal that you have, the goal that has been tugging at your soul, the goal that makes you feel alive when you think about it, the goal that scares you because it is such a big goal. What is holding you back from reaching that goal? Is it the fear of failure? … Continue reading You Are Worthy of Your Goals, So Why Not You?
This journey of self-love has been the most beautiful one for me, to fully embrace myself as I am and want to show the world the true Ivy, without holding back for fear of being judged, like I used to in the past. However, even though I have learned to love myself exactly as I … Continue reading Love Yourself Enough To Keep Growing
Growing up, I hated change. My parents went to an open-house once, just to have something to do one afternoon, and I spent hours crying, begging for us to not move, I couldn’t stand the thought of that change. My mom changed the layout of the furniture in our family room growing up, and I … Continue reading There is Growth in Change