No one should ever try to "downgrade" themselves just because the people around them can't handle it. You should embrace who you are -- that's what they say, "accept your flaws, embrace your flaws." But what about your gifts? You should be allowed to embrace the positive aspects of yourself without feeling guilty about it. [...]
I've completed my self-love challenge and it may have taken me a bit more than thirty days but I still got it done! The reason I chose the whole "self love" thing is because I was fixated too hard on something other than myself, causing a huge imbalance in my life. I saw that I [...]
animal lover; tree hugger; hippie; vegetarian; nonfic bookworm; yogi; raver; and maybe a little bit kawaii...
There's a strong belief I try to follow... it's that everything is love... and any pain we feel is only an illusion. At times it can be very challenging for me to believe this, but it's something I've always felt in my heart. And it is a very healing thought. We are conditioned to believe [...]
Growing up, I always looked up to my older sister Julia and my older cousin Priscilla. It was meaningful to have female figures who's footsteps I could safely follow. I could see where my life would be going by looking up to them: watching them survive middle school and high school, learning how to drive, [...]
I choose to continue focusing on myself and not let anyone's negative energy infect my life. I choose to remember all the things that make me happy and not let anyone take that away from me. My future self will be glad when she looks back and thinks about who she invested in and who [...]
My shadow self can drain people and take too much energy from them at times. I'm ashamed of things I've done when I was putting myself first and not thinking about other people.
I'm really good at doing my own creative projects, seeing the positive in everything, focusing hard on something, pushing myself to be better, using my imagination, setting goals, planning ahead, taking care of animals, typing really fast, making people smile, making people CDs and knowing what music they'll like, getting people to dance, cooking pasta, [...]
I'm happy you came into my life, and comes the day you permanently leave it, I'll always remember you.
My boyfriend is my number one support system and he is always there to pick up the pieces. He is always building my confidence and giving me reasons to smile and laugh. He is so easy to vent to, I can speak my mind without a filter. He will do favors for me like pump [...]