Taking a Break (This Week)

I'm participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) this month and have been spending lots of time writing to reach the 50,000 word count goal for the novel I'm working on which means I have put some things on the back burner. Also, this past week my car decided to give me trouble putting a…

Are You Beautiful?

Do you believe that you're beautiful? I'm not talking about society's version of beauty but your personal definition.Are you beautiful?If that question made you uncomfortable, have you ever stopped to ask yourself why? I believe we have been taught to diminish our beauty just as we have been taught to diminish our worth. If someone…

Being Present in the Pain

When I was younger, I always wanted to be someone else. Younger me did not understand that her beliefs and thoughts about herself were holding her back from her true potential. Now that I'm older I understand that what we tell our selves, what we believe to be true, is the one thing that truly…