Within Every No, There’s a Yes

So often we begin to chase after a goal that we have, and all we hear from everyone is no. "No you can't do that, no you shouldn't do that, no that isn't possible, no we can't help you, no, no, no, no". Hearing no from people when we present our ideas is discouraging, and … Continue reading Within Every No, There’s a Yes

More Than A Number On A Scale

"Get on the scale" "Let's see what you are weighing in at today" "We've got to get you down to 130" This is what I heard every day at track practice in the weight room. I was constantly weighing in. At first it was fun for me, as a freshman I was put on a … Continue reading More Than A Number On A Scale

Kindness Looks Good on You

Every morning I take the train to work. I am surrounded by people who are constantly yelling at each other or shoving each other all for their own sole purpose. I can't lie and say I haven't said a remark under my breath after being pushed by someone, and I can't say I haven't shoved … Continue reading Kindness Looks Good on You

Your Feelings Are Valid

I truly believe that the feelings we are experiencing now and our feelings of the past are valid and deserve to be heard. Those feelings also deserve to be listened to by someone who is caring and understanding. I unfortunately was in a relationship where my feelings were made out to be invalid and quite … Continue reading Your Feelings Are Valid

Walking Away Can Be Liberating

Walking away from you the first time was hard, I didn't realize walking away from you the second time would be so liberating. The thought of seeing you again after a time of growth for me was nerve racking. I had made so much progress without you in a short 3 months, I had finally … Continue reading Walking Away Can Be Liberating