Self Love

Within the past few months, I’ve become so much more accepting of myself and I am so thankful and proud of myself for that milestone. For years I lived putting all of my love into others, making certain those around me would never feel the absence of love. I never stopped to take a little…

The “Don’t Judge Challenge” and Why It’s Ridiculous¬†

Social media holds many trends for today’s youth, most of which are bizarre and aggravating. The latest one happens to be the “Don’t Judge Challenge” in which attractive people make themselves look “unattractive” by blanking out teeth, drawing on acne and unibrows, wearing glasses, messing up their hair and acting ridiculous. After a three second…

Traces Of You

You are the blissful melody the birds sing outside my window on crisp Sunday mornings. You are the gentle Autumn breeze that picks me off the pavement and gets me on my way. You are the fierce rain droplets patterning on my rooftop, sliding and colliding down my windowpane. You are the abundant aroma of…

Changing Time

I was naive. I am aware. I was full of fear. I am humbly courageous. I was hopeful. I am hopeful. I was self conscious and uncomfortable in my skin. I am learning to love the body I’ve been given and accepting my own skin. I was flawed and hated the flaws. I am flawed…