Happy Thanksgiving!

Tomorrow is a very special holiday because it specifically highlights being thankful and grateful for everything. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who will be celebrating a normal holiday with their families! Happy Thanksgiving to people who may have lost someone and will be one member short this year! Happy Thanksgiving to the ones who may notContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving!”

Accepting Your Partner’s Flaws!

That special someone in your life is going to come with all sorts of baggage and issues. It’s up to you to decide up front, whether or not you’re willing to deal with them. Being in a relationship means you will have to be patient with them and find compassion for them. Some of ourContinue reading “Accepting Your Partner’s Flaws!”

The Calming Affect

‘The Calming Affect’ came about because when everyone is freaking out I’m the calm one. I’ve realized that I tend to have that affect on people, although I’m not always calm on the inside. I’m so excited to announce that I am launching my own product line! *Squeals uncontrollably* It will include some quotes fromContinue reading “The Calming Affect”

Find Solutions Instead of Problems

This world is so filled with turmoil and loss, that it’s hard to not get all doom and gloom. I’ve already said countless times that I’m an optimistic pessimist. I can’t come to myself with a bunch of problems without also producing a solution. As soon as a problem presents itself, I’m thinking of aContinue reading “Find Solutions Instead of Problems”

Be Your Own Best friend!

Along with encouraging yourself, you have to learn how to be your own best friend. In this life we need our own cheerleaders. Some have their group of friends, but if you’re like me you really don’t. People come in and out of my life like it’s that easy to forget me, so I’ve learnedContinue reading “Be Your Own Best friend!”

Learn To Encourage Yourself!

This season in my life is about learning to pick myself up at every turn. Find your “thing.” I always talk about depression and finding what helps you stay grounded. Well the same applies to everyday life, find something that keeps you tethered to this earth. I love nature and music! That’s my “thing.” I’mContinue reading “Learn To Encourage Yourself!”

When Will Enough Ever Be Enough?

Have you ever found yourself saying, ‘why do I put up with this’? We often criticize women who stay in abusive situations, but we don’t know what they face. Sometimes women have gotten so used to their situation that they can’t see their way out. I just want to encourage anyone going through this toContinue reading “When Will Enough Ever Be Enough?”

Know The Signs of Abuse

I’s difficult to tell when a loved one or a friend is dealing with abuse. It is important to know what to look for so you can point it out and get that person some help if need be. These signs can be: 1. Distancing themselves from others 2. Personality change 3. Nervous fidgeting 4.Continue reading “Know The Signs of Abuse”

Balancing The Dark With The Light

Growing up in an abusive situation made me a little cynical and dark… sometimes. My mind automatically goes to the worst possible case scenario. I am an optimistic pessimist who pushes through everyday just to help out the next person. We never know when our extra push could save someone! This life is more thanContinue reading “Balancing The Dark With The Light”