Always Getting Ready to Live but Never Living

Getting ready and never arriving OR always getting ready to live but never living is like perpetually putting on makeup to go to a big party, putting on the dress then sitting on the bed and falling asleep. Over and over again aka the movie, Ground Hog’s Day. Similarly, you want to start a new […]

Why Do I Feel Empty Inside?

You feel empty inside your core. You like doing for others, but you feel a bit taken for granted. You can’t really remember the last time someone has taken care of you because you are usually the one taking care of everyone else. When you give out of obligation or habit, mainly because it is […]

How to Make Up Your Mind

In the world of endless choices, it feels impossible to make up your mind. The game of what if this or what if that dances endlessly in your head. The main driver of the what if game is, what if I make the wrong decision? What if others don’t like my decision? As you know […]

Self Betrayal

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The thing about self betrayal is from the outside looking in, no one would ever be the wiser. This is the sickening truth of abandoning yourself. It should have been the last straw with him. I should have chosen myself. But I didn’t. Again. My boyfriend and I at the time got into an argument. […]

Settling has Consequences

Life events can be so shocking, it makes you feel like settling for whatever hand you are dealt. It feels like there is no choice in the matter. But settling has consequences, big ones! Life comes at you hard and fast. These events change the fabric of who you thought you were. Talk about unsettling. […]

Lip Service

It is perfectly fine to get Botox, lip injections, draw you a pair of lips, but heaven forbid you were born with lips that need NO embellishment. Then, there is something wrong with you. If you listen to naysayers, bigots, and racists, that is. People who don’t care anything about you (who don’t even know […]

Decision Making

toddler Fonda

Have you ever wondered how some people make decision making look so easy? The person in the photo is toddler me. This person (me) was imaginative, creative, playful, sensitive and very loving. In the effort to prepare me for life, I was convinced by my father and my teachers that creativity wouldn’t get me very […]

Lies

The worst lies are those that are left unchecked and accepted as truth by the one it is told about aka Y-O-U. Or it could be a lie told by another, but still you didn’t check if it were true you accepted that it must be true because you gave the teller more power over […]

Badass Woman

https://youtu.be/mirMEsFI07o “Girls can do WHATEVER boys can do” and from what I have seen from this society, this is precisely the problem. We say it, to empower ourselves, to assert our confidence and to not feel left out of the equation. A badass woman knows she can do anything, but in her own way. The […]