Good People Bring Out The Good In People

“Love yourself enough to surround yourself with people that love and respect you. The company you keep is a reflection of how you feel about yourself.” These are the essential factors necessary in every relationship not just romantic ones. Honesty- In my eyes, honesty is always the best policy. I will always respect people who…

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Be Present, All We Have Is Now

As we grow older, sometimes we forget that our parents are growing older too, so tell them how much you love them everyday. You never know when you will see or speak to them for the last time. I spoke to my Mom this morning and she was telling how happy she felt today. She…

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You Only Get One Life So Choose Happiness

In moments of sadness, due to recent events in the news, the loss of a loved one, or simply a bad day, you have to remind yourself to stay happy. Sadly, the world has always been a dangerous place. You will experience loss, grief, and sadness. You have to remind yourself of all the good…

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Remember to Breathe

Do you ever have days where life feels a little unbearable? You feel overwhelmed with work and there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in a day. The weekend flies by and then suddenly it’s Sunday. You have to do everything you wish you did on Friday and Saturday. Honestly, sometimes it’s okay if the…

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If You Like It, Wear It

In the United States, we tend to worship self-indulgence and consumption. Everything is easily accessible here. In college, I was such a wasteful consumer and I am not proud of myself for it. Now, every month, I go through my closet and donate anything I do not use. I watched one documentary on minimalism and…

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She Loved Life & It Loved Her Right Back

I am bewildered by the length to which people will go to poorly portray someone else. I’ll never understand why someone finds pleasure in seeing someone else in pain. The things you say about others says a lot about you. There’s always going to be someone who doesn’t like you. Whenever someone treats you poorly,…

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Live The Story You Want To Tell

We all have a chapter of our life that we don’t want to read out loud. In writing this, I wanted to show a side of myself that people rarely see. Most people do not have the audacity to own up to their true character. I will always admit to the person I am. To…

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Hard Times Will Always Reveal True Friends

As you grow older, it’s less important to have a ton of friends and more valuable to have real ones. I truly do sympathize for those that do not have true close friends. I wish I could share my world with you. I’m currently in Portland, Oregon with two of my closest friends since middle…

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A Happy Soul Is The Best Shield For A Cruel World.

If there is ever a day when you feel tired of saying “good for you” and you are wondering when good things will happen to you, then go out and make a change in your life. I lived much of my life feeling sorry for myself and now I regret it. Self-pity is our response…

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You Must Never Be Fearful About What You Are Doing When It’s Right.

I would never say that many reputable journalists and news organizations in the United States do not exist because they absolutely do. Some of them are better at providing the facts than others. Lately, I have been discouraged to watch it because I feel like we are living in the women’s suffrage movement again. It’s…

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