Tag: Self-Love

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Save Yourself

My last year in college I dated this guy and for the most part he had his life together. I remember questioning what my purpose was in the relationship because I couldn’t help him. It’s as if my value (to myself) was dependent upon how much I could help him. Fast forward some years later when I graduated with my master’s degree. There was … Read More Save Yourself

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This is an Emergency

Just about every financial expert encourages us to save for an emergency. For the most part, they’re talking about home repairs, unexpected bills and even job loss. But a few days ago I experienced a personal emergency that nothing to do with bills. I had a breakdown. I had an uncontrollable, emotional breakdown. It was fight or flight and I chose flight because I … Read More This is an Emergency

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Good Day Turned Bad

When things get tough or when I know I’m about to go on a hard journey, I tend to wear something affirming. Today I’m wearing this shirt because yesterday was hard, real hard, and it’s bleeding into today. Have you ever had a good day and at the very end of the day it took a sharp turn? Yesterday was that day. At 5PM … Read More Good Day Turned Bad

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Found Me

I’ve been hiding and I’m finally ready to show my face. If you’ve been reading my blog for any amount of time it may seem like I’m open and vulnerable like this all of the time. But the truth is, I’m not. I’m super private and at times, I’m even reluctant to show my face. Why? I don’t know. I think I’ve always felt … Read More Found Me

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Reality

A picture is worth a thousand words but during this social media age, oftentimes pictures tell stories that aren’t true. The picture above is me in July of 2012, faking it. About 8 years ago I went on vacation with a friend. A week earlier I’d gone through a pretty tough break up. Because I didn’t see this coming and we’d spent a lot … Read More Reality

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