If some freedom from that kind of pain is possible, I want that. I don't know how to find it, but I'm looking for the answers.

Chasing My Freedom

When all of my friends were chasing happiness, I was longing for something else, freedom. It seemed a more important goal at the time, a prerequisite for happiness, if I may. This desire consumed me, making me feel like a hot air balloon tethered by thousands of ropes: obligations, rules, expectations, regulations, an image to…

Take me as I am, said me to my heart.

Take Me as I Am

Our self-Love begins with self-acceptance. There is no other way to get there. Each and every one of us must make a conscious commitment to love and care for our hearts. We must declare ourselves enough already. We have to be the first to say when our circumstances aren’t conducive to self-love and make a…

Just use your single time wisely to keep getting better at loving yourself so you can expect more from your lovers in the future. 

Stay Single Until…

I keep reading the “singles” advice all over social media: Stay single until you find the one who treats you right. Stay single until you find the one who loves you the way you are. Stay single until you find someone who respects you. Blah, blah, blah. I wonder who this advice is targeted toward.…

Joy is the sum of our everyday decisions. Joy is the decision to do and say things that can ultimately make us feel happier and healthier over time.

How to Find Joy in Your Soul

We all know happiness can be fleeting. The vagrant is lying luxuriously in our bed one moment and running for the hills the next. We wish it would settle down and stay awhile, even though we know staying isn’t in its nature. Is it out of our hands entirely? What can we do to find…