Embrace Your Beauty

Have you ever looked in a mirror And wondered why you are here? Have you looked at your face with disgust And wondered if you should just Kill yourself? Wanting to be someone else Hating the face you see Feeling so ugly Wishing to be 20 pounds thinner Thinking will I ever look like her? […]

Hurt is Hurt

I just started reading Rising Strong by Brene Brown.  A part in the book really resonated with me: “Hurt is hurt, and every time we honor our own struggle and the struggles of others by responding with empathy and compassion, the healing that results affects all of us.” P.9 When I read this I thought, […]

Count Your Blessings

Today I was thinking about how important it is to count your blessings.  During these times it might be hard for a lot of people to count their blessings.  But even if your life is extremely hard there are probably still some good things in it.  Blessings can be different for everyone.  If you are […]

Thankful to be Alive

I have been reading the book, The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson.  It’s probably not a book I would normally read but Dan recommended it to me and it is quite interesting.  Although it is the start of a trilogy and all three of the books are about 1200 pages!  I am a fairly […]

Blessed, Stressed, And Sometimes Depressed

I’ve seen the phrase “Too blessed to be stressed” many different places.  If I’m being honest it really bugs me.  One of the reasons I felt I shouldn’t be depressed is because I’m so blessed: I’m 30 years old and my parents are still married AND have a good relationship I’ve never been abused I’ve […]

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