Your power, your growth, your choice

On one of the lowest days of my life, when I was surrounded by used tissues and all of the reasons for why my life didn’t have a purpose, I experienced something that has stopped me from falling that low again. I realized that I was the one chaining myself to those days of hopelessness. […]

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How to shine on

How do you keep yourself sparkly motivated and inspired when you feel ready to give up? If you want to shine on–to keep the sparkle in your eyes–accept that hardships are a normal part of life. As you face your hardships, stay true to yourself by choosing a path that fulfills you. And as you […]

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How to welcome the unimaginable

“Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable,” says Mary Oliver. What does the unimaginable mean to you? Does the unimaginable mean a dream that seems impossible? To make room for the unimaginable, for an impossible dream, keep an open heart and an open mindset. You keep an open heart and and open mindset […]

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Let go of your worries

Don’t let your worries get the best of you. No matter what’s going on in your life, you will always find the support and guidance to the solutions to your worries. There’s no need to worry because sometimes things turn out way differently than expected, and this is a good thing even if it doesn’t […]

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What’s your word for 2020?

2020?! Yes, 2020 Last year, I shared on here that I picked up the practice of choosing a word as a theme for the upcoming year. Last year, I chose “abundance”. I don’t remember exactly where I first heard of this practice, but I decided I’d use it, too, as a way to keep myself […]

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On Finding Hope

Watching the sunrise means that it’s a new day. You have a new start. The day holds a mystery because you don’t know how everything is going to turn out. A sunrise holds so much hope. Good things are going to happen. And when things don’t turn out as you wanted them to turn out, […]

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don’t you dare give up

yes, I’m talking to you. When you feel like giving up remember the purpose of your efforts. Do you want to get better at something? Do you want to reach a dream goal? Going from beginner level to intermediate level to pro takes learning, failing, and a determination to keep trying. It’s tempting to give up […]

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What is Life Really About?

If your solitude has ever turned into loneliness, you know the feeling of needing someone’s presence. Someone to listen to. Someone to talk to. Someone to laugh with. When you’re surrounded by your loved ones, do you take their presence for granted? Do you pretend to listen to what they’re saying but are not listening? […]

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Celebrate the Little Things

Give yourself permission to celebrate the little things. It’s totally okay to feel accomplished on the days when you only had a few things to do. So what if today’s to-do list was simple? So what if you’re not going at the pace you’d like to? Celebrate that one step you took out of courage, […]

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Lost Dreams

Dreams are meaningful and achievable, but what happens to the dreams we lose sight of, the dreams that take second place? Two of the dreams that I’ve lost over the years were the goal of become fluent in other languages and the dream of looking beautiful by achieving beauty standards. Learning languages I remember going […]

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