Reflections From Travel Abroad

The everyday functions of life can sometimes bring on stress and anxiety. When that happens, it’s time for a change of scenery.  The chance to get away from my normal routine of people and things gave me the opportunity to self-reflect. Last Spring, I took a getaway trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico. I had […]

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Finding the Courage to Be Myself

I’m the type of woman that likes structure and organization. I appreciate a flow of things but in life, things do not always flow. Sometimes you have to create your own flow and just go with the moment. At a young age, a sense of fear of the world around me was instilled in me. […]

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Reflections on Life Post Graduation

Life. I thought I had it all figured out. Now at the age of 27, I’m coming to realize that I still have a lot to learn. Out of everything that’s happened so far, I thought that I would at least have a career in my field of study, be married, even have the house […]

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Teaching Myself how to Breathe: Lessons in Growth

Lesson 1: Know that growth means you will encounter the same battles over and over until you have mastered what life is trying to teach you. You will fall completely apart, just to put yourself back together. “Healing is the end of conflict with yourself.” Lesson 2: Learn the difference between when to ask for […]

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Journaling my way through Growth, The Power of the Journal

So I recently began journaling again as a way to de-stress. As long as I can remember, I’ve always loved writing and have believed strongly in the power of words. However, as I have gotten older, I have found myself out of the rhythm of writing. Sure, I  compose thousands of text messages and emails […]

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