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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Life Is Only As Good As Your Mindset

The saddest truth is, no one ever wants to see you doing better than them. I truly believe that people are unsatisfied with their lives. At this point in time, there are too many reasons to be sad. College graduates are in debt. Depression rates have risen due to the picture-perfect lifestyles depicted on social…

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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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Passion Changes Everything

Passion and humor will permit all of us to do some marvelous things. -Zig Ziglar Permit

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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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Things I’ve Learned:

Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. If you do not like someone then eliminate them from your life and move on. Every human being is insecure about something. It’s not just you, so try to be kind and considerate when you state your opinions. Self-pity is a terrible habit. It is a…

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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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