I spent a lot of time in the comfort zone and it's not as great as it seems. It was a trap to get me stuck in a routine that I don't even like. I just did it to feel safe and it was easy. Eventually things changed in my life and I decided it … Continue reading Leave The Comfort Zone
You've proven yourself time and time again, but this is still new to me and old habits die hard. I'm the first to jump to conclusions. I can convince myself of almost anything and I'll always take the first opportunity to run. It's nothing against you. It's just who I've become. I associate commitment with … Continue reading Learn To Give Your Best
I tried for many years to create what I thought was the best version of myself according to society's standards. This included maintaining honors in school, not partying/being trashy, having a boyfriend that I could marry after college, and obtaining a respectable job with a good income. I accomplished all of the things I set … Continue reading Learning To Trust Myself
I'm sitting on a plane, staring out the window at the clouds beneath me. They are different shades of beautiful colors from the sunset. I start to think of life. Everything that's changing around me. As I’m thinking, you come to mind. I’ve put myself out there a lot for you. Probably further out than … Continue reading Head In The Clouds
You and I decided to go to a bar. It was within walking distance. We had low expectations for the night since we were both sleeping twenty minutes prior to leaving. On our way there, you plucked a small flower out of the dirt road and handed it to me. That was when our insignificant night … Continue reading Always Pick You Flowers
I watched a movie about a father who lost his daughter due to an illness. Even though I wasn't a fan of the movie, one line has stuck in my head. "Just be sure to notice the collateral beauty." What does that even mean? How do you find beauty in a child's death? Collateral beauty … Continue reading What is Collateral Beauty?