The Power in Choosing Our Responses

Between stimulus and response there's a space, in that space lies our power to choose our response, in our response lies our growth and freedom. -Viktor Frankl Today I was in a situation where my response ended up changing the mood of the whole situation. I believe it was because I applied 3 things that … Continue reading The Power in Choosing Our Responses

3 Things I’ve Learned From Being Alone

Be Alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity, and when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance, … Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned From Being Alone

Moving Forward

It doesn't matter how ridiculous you think you look while moving...it doesn't matter how slow you might think you are going as you are moving...and it doesn't matter how weak you think you are because it's not about being strong it's about choosing to be brave. Bravery is powerful! KEEP MOVING FOWARD! DON'T STOP! Find … Continue reading Moving Forward

What about the Grey?

A grey area in a world that doesn't like gray areas... but the grey areas are where you find the complexity...it's where you find the humanity... and it's where you find the truth. -Jon Ronson I've sat in front of my laptop for at least 20 minutes trying to figure out how to best world … Continue reading What about the Grey?

The Quest for Control

I asked the photograhper if I could keep the dress...He said no...SO I decided not to smile and ruin the picture. I was 5 years old. The photographer thought it was funny, my parents thought it was funny....me? I was pissed and wanted to scream. I still remember taking that picture and how unbelievibly tight … Continue reading The Quest for Control