The Dream

I had the strangest dream last night...so vivid that I still feel it in every inch of my body, even though several hours have passed. My sister and I were trying to fit into a small, boxed space to sleep...we pushed each other a bit but finally fit into the cozy, snug space and drifted … Continue reading The Dream

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Shine In My Eyes

Oh I’m so blue, lost all my hope Thanks to you and your mama too The expectations and judgement And traditions and responsibilities Are almost as bad as All the yelling and hurting and putting me down I used to try with all my heart For my love and my partner to lift me up … Continue reading Shine In My Eyes

Six Month Update

I haven't updated on here in quite some time, and now that it has officially been six months since the biggest change of my life, I felt it was finally time. Six months ago, I left everything I've ever known to start a new life- my married adult chapter, I like to call it. During this … Continue reading Six Month Update

Spiritual Freedom

Since my awakening in 2010, I have considered myself to be a free spirit in the sense that I never really felt that I quite fit into this society, but I discovered an inner light and my soul greatly resonated with the ideas of living a life of freedom, charisma, deep love and simple joys...although … Continue reading Spiritual Freedom

#DefendDACA

Since the beginning of Donald Trump's reign as President of the United States of America, he has promoted a Latino ban, Muslim ban, transgender ban, and more. What's his latest mission? To rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as the #DREAMact. DACA is Obama's immigration policy for illegal immigrants who entered the … Continue reading #DefendDACA

Blank Slate: Lifestyle Minimalism

A little less than one year ago I began my journey into a simple lifestyle by diving headfirst into the world of de-cluttering and minimalism. (Read about the beginning of my journey here). Today, I would like to reflect on that simple choice and how it has grown into a lifestyle, and talk a little bit about … Continue reading Blank Slate: Lifestyle Minimalism

Act As If

A bulk of my posts talk about how to transform your thoughts, which will then change your emotional response, which will eventually lead to a change in behavior and create a desired outcome. As effective as this simple method has proven to be for me, there is another theory out there that sparked my interest … Continue reading Act As If

Hurricane Harvey

Two Words: Hurricane Harvey. Thousands affected in the fourth largest city in the U.S. by one of the greatest disasters in the history of our country. Resources run low and death tolls continue to rise. And amidst the devastating chaos, the beautiful harmony of people working together to put forth their best efforts in providing … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey

Happiness VS. Peace

This post has been a long time coming because the difference between happiness and peace is so extremely significant, yet so underrated and misunderstood that I really wanted to discuss it on here. Happiness is an emotion. It is a mood, such as sadness, anger, frustration or confusion. Like all feelings, it comes and goes … Continue reading Happiness VS. Peace

Emotional Courage

I don't want to get into details or specifics about any certain area of my life, but I do want to give an open and honest update about what's been going on with me internally for the past couple of weeks (also what has kept me from being motivated to post more often for you … Continue reading Emotional Courage