Making women feel like they are not beautiful without makeup should be a crime.
The fear of gaining an extra 15 lbs. during your first year of college is definitely something I was afraid of, and yet, it still happened. If you just graduated from high school and are about to be a college freshman check out my article that was published by COLLEGE MATE on how to avoid … Continue reading Congratulations to Ta’lor: June Winner of the College Mate Contest
Healthy wellness is a journey.... it is not a sprint, it is a marathon. In the past, I have jumped into full work out plans and diets; I was unsuccessful. For some, jumping into a workout may be beneficial, but for me it never helped me change my lifestyle. Eventually, I gave up, binged, and … Continue reading Why I prefer to take the stairs
"After giving birth to my daughter, I gained weight, and entered the 200 lb. club. In my mind, I expected that I would get my body back immediately. Of course it takes time to lose weight and so the process didn’t go as expected. As a result, there are times when I hate what I see in the mirror. At some point I realized that I was body shaming myself." (blog contribution to Rock Your Reality, Pinkspen)
Why do you doubt yourself? Do you not possess the tools to be perfectly you? From head to toe, each part of you perfectly designed to be an impact in this world. You are all you need to be to become all that you desire. It is embedded in your DNA. Despite what they say; … Continue reading You are Perfectly Imperfect
Be thankful for those who speak up for the oppressed, the vulnerable, and to those being discriminated against for race, age, and sexual orientation.
We all have desires; things we want to accomplish, our goals and dreams. In some cases, we desire someone; a person to fill the void, complete us, and to spend the rest of our lives with. In other cases, we desire to be wealthy, get a job, have children, or to just be whatever our … Continue reading 20 Quotes of Desire
I can't express how grateful I am for God and the people who love and support me!
Don't let anyone tell you to stop crying! Don't let anyone tell you you are too emotional! Don't let anyone tell you that you are weak! Don't let anyone tell you, you will fail! Don't you dare be afraid! Speak up! Advocate for yourself! Don't let anyone walk over you! Don't let anyone speak for … Continue reading Dear Women,
I can't believe someone else nominated me for a Blogger Recognition Award! This Darling Adventure, I just want to thank you, so much, for believing in the focus of my writing! Please check out this blog, which is "dedicated to discovering and sharing the beauty found in travel, creativity, and stories" (This Darling Adventure). I do … Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award II