I am OBSESSED with the Fab 5 of Netflix's Queer Eye. This last week I binged all four seasons and can't seem to get enough of their positive energy blasting out of my computer screen. But what is it that makes these 5 beautiful men so amazing and sensational? I've come to the conclusion that … Continue reading Learning to be Fabulous with the Fab 5
It sounds so simple: Just be yourself.But we are first shaped by those who raise us and then we are influenced by our peer group. With all of these external forces shaping us, how can we be sure that who we are is who we are?I don't have a scientific, researched answer for that but … Continue reading What Does it Mean to be Who You Are
I turned 33 in December but I don't feel 33. In fact, I don't really feel any age. I mean, what is 33 supposed to feel like anyway? What was 32 supposed to feel like? Will there ever come a time when I will feel like my age?Do you feel like your age?Of course, we're … Continue reading Why It’s Okay to Not Feel Your Age
The question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is flawed. It presupposes that we can only be a single thing.Why do we put all this pressure on ourselves to decide what we want to be before we are 18, or before we graduate college, when, at best, we have 60-70 years … Continue reading Who do You Want to Be?
The band Tenth Avenue North has a song called "You Are More." They are a Christian band so I guess you could say it is a Christian song but I think the message is universal. You are more than your failures. You are more than your past. You are more than your mistakes. It can be … Continue reading You Are More
Airplanes. They are constantly coming and going. I know this because, until recently, I lived near the Orlando International Airport. I can't tell you how many planes fly into and out of Orlando on a daily basis (sitting here, at least 4 planes have gone by and it's been less than 10 minutes). Recently I … Continue reading Thoughts While Looking at Airplanes
For me, this past month has been a whirlwind of self-discovery and letting go of old beliefs that no longer serve my best self. Last week I wrote about finding the root of why I started hiding. I have found a funny thing happens when you start letting shit go and see where your beliefs … Continue reading Letting Go of Playing the Victim
(This month I'm exploring the topic of letting go. Last week I talked about letting go of the belief that my quiet voice is less valuable than louder voices.) This week I started digging to find the root of what's been holding me back. When I was younger, around 6 years old, I missed the … Continue reading Finding the Root