Recently I have been faced with the challenge of choosing my own happiness over the happiness of others. It’s a common pattern for me though. Most of my life I have had this personal programming that I am a “people pleaser” and that I will do anything to make others happy. Literally the word “people… Continue reading Stand Up and Take a 360 Degree View of Your Potential
School was really tough for me, especially college. I honestly thought I was going to fail out. Every time I had a big project coming up that I felt unprepared for I would get physically get sick. Two finals on the same day? I was in tears, head in the toilet. Maybe it was the… Continue reading Turn Your Weakness Into Your Strength
“Living out your dream is the most radical act of self-love” – Antonina Romano Bongiovanni This was the basis of an incredible conversation I had with my good friend Antonina up in Mount Sanitas earlier this week. Tuesday afternoon Antonina and I went for a hike and my emotions were clearly showing up in… Continue reading Love and Trust Your Reality
Sometimes I get so overwhelmed that my body completely breaks down. My mind will shut off and I end up in a panic. A panic that runs so deep that I am unable to think about anything except for the anxiety and pain I have just created. But this had to have been the shortest… Continue reading Do Not Panic
Sometimes I sit in awe and think to myself, “How did I end up here?” A few days ago I was sitting 6,224 feet in the air watching the sun fall down behind a sea of blue mountain peaks. These mountains they go on for hundreds of miles. It almost looks like it will never… Continue reading How Did I End Up Here?
I have been in a pretty dark place over these last few weeks/ months. It has been bad. I have been really unhappy and letting other people control my happiness, especially Billy* – If I did not hear from him, I would begin to stress out or worry and think of a million different scenarios… Continue reading Let It Go
I never want my fire to burn out. When I am seventy years old I want to be able to view life the same way that I do now. I want to still see the magic and the beauty in the world. I made it to 23 years old and many people say that… Continue reading Twenty Three