Self Love

What Do You Want?

My time is valuable. And, so is yours. I've become incredibly conscious of the way I spend my time. Who I'm spending it with. What I'm spending my time on. Why I'm spending my time that way. I've developed a talent for saying "no" to things I don't want or need to do. More importantly,… Continue reading What Do You Want?

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Dating & Relationships

5 Reasons I’m Still Single

First of all, let's acknowledge that there's nothing wrong with being single. In fact, there are a lot of perks. Full control of the TV remote and nobody touches your leftovers, just to name a few. Secondly, let's remember that being single is better than being in a dead-end or unhealthy relationship. Staying involved in anything in life… Continue reading 5 Reasons I’m Still Single

Dating & Relationships

I Tried Three Online Dating Sites and Here’s What I Found Out

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say that online dating is becoming the norm. Everyone and their mom has tried one of the many options available for meeting new people through an app. Why do we date online now?  Because it's easy. Why go out when we can swipe right from the… Continue reading I Tried Three Online Dating Sites and Here’s What I Found Out

Self Love

Why I Started Writing…Again

Since I started writing again, people keep asking me WHY I'm writing. Coming from most people, the question stems from a place of genuine curiosity. With others, the subtext seems to be: "What's the point?" I'm writing because it's my outlet and I finally feel compelled to do so.Seems simple enough, right? But, it's been a process.Writing has always been a… Continue reading Why I Started Writing…Again

Musings · Uncategorized

Why I Believe Everything Happens for a Reason

'Everything happens for a reason' is a phrase we hear thrown around all the time. Some people dismiss it as a cop-out and some people whole-heartedly believe in it. I'm one of those whole-hearted people. I choose to believe that everything happens for a reason because it's rooted in hope and curiosity. Not disappointment and… Continue reading Why I Believe Everything Happens for a Reason

Self Love

Why I Don’t Want to Be a Perfectionist Anymore

I'm a perfectionist. When I was younger, I used to think this was something to be proud of. Pretty sure I was a little jerk and would even brag about it. As a slightly wiser (hopefully) and slightly older (definitely) me, I've come to associate being a perfectionist with limitation, stress, and the stem of negative self-talk. Here's why: Perfection… Continue reading Why I Don’t Want to Be a Perfectionist Anymore