How change transforms your life

A change in your daily ritual might not be what you want. But it may be exactly what you need. As the days go by you get used to doing or thinking things a certain way. Change comes at the right time to help you switch things up a bit. New perspective A new change […]

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Hope & peace during this time of change

During this time of change, I found myself not wanting to adapt to the change. I’ve cried. I’ve felt fear. I still feel it sometimes. Anxiety, too. During this time of change, I found it important to do that things that would keep me centered. At first it started with journaling (lotsa daily journaling), then […]

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What it takes to change & be the change

The changing colors of a leaf. The butterfly. These symbols represent change. Change. Change is so darn difficult to get used to. So darn difficult to accept. Change brings newness, and it takes time for the newness to feel normal. It takes time for your mind to get used to your new reality or the […]

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Why you shouldn’t fall into the self-improvement trap

Since self improvement doesn’t have an end, there’ll always be a thing or two that you can do to improve yourself. Don’t fall into the self-improvement trap. If you do, you start believing that you’re not worthy or beautiful until you change. You’re worthy and beautiful right at this moment despite your current imperfections. When […]

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What does the future hold?

How many times have I walked on the path of this park? The grass has gone from green to yellow and from yellow to green so many times that sometimes I see green grass and dandelions in December. Did I see kites on the sky last spring or have I seen them every year? I’ve […]

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You delve in your heart,

you search for answers without finding clarity. A change in your reality demands that you accept death within yourself, death within the story of your life. Change, even good change, comes with loss, grief, and a flood of tears. You change. You lose part of your identity. Everything that you lost becomes a memory. There’s […]

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Why you should do it anyway

When I left my hometown of 8 years to my new home state, I was full hopes and new dreams. Fear also tagged along because it was a major change. The move was full of mystery ahead. I was anxious because of the unknowns. But looking back, I can tell you that acting despite feeling […]

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5 Tips for Dealing with Change

Dealing with change and uncertainty of change can sometimes be worrisome, overwhelming and stressing. I say this from experience. You wish for change, you plan for it, and when you least expect it the changes start taking place. The change that is happening in my life right now leaves me with a sense of trust […]

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An Unexpected, Meaningful, and Unforgettable Ending

When I found out that one of my students was no longer on my attendance roster, I couldn’t believe it. I couldn’t believe it because school is over next week. This student taught me something about endings: endings can become unexpected at any moment. I was not prepared to see him go because I thought […]

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