Have Patience, Dear

In today’s culture, we become so easily impatient and restless in our lives (and with God) when things aren’t moving at the pace we want or how we want them to — when really, sometimes we are where we are for a reason.

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one lovely blog award

One Lovely Blog Award

I have been nominated by the beautiful Bea from BeaFree for my very first blog award! First and foremost, thank you Beatriz–I absolutely love your blog, so it is very humbling that you chose to include me as one of your nominees.

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A Letter From a Fellow Graduate

Dear College Freshmen,

You are about to enter a whole new exciting chapter of your life. These next four years are going to fly by. How it flies, is up to you.

College is going to be very different from your past 12 years in school– and it’s all because of one word- choice. This next chapter of your life is so important to your future, because of the choices you make during your (hopefully) four years. Read More

Carnival Ecstasy | Freeport & Nassau

Below are some captured moments from my recent 5 day cruise on Carnival Ecstasy, which visited Freeport and Nassau in the Bahamas. It was a fantastic time! Filled with lots of sun, gorgeous sites, Pina Coladas and Bahama Mama’s, and unforgettable memories. Read More

Sink or Swim

Stress and regret are some of the worse feelings, especially when you’ve become compliant with listening to the negative thoughts in your head – they can become a detrimental snowball effect, that results in you loosing a part of yourself; of your aspirations, if you let them. Read More

The Power of Self-Talk

Have you talked to yourself today? Of course you have – we all do, constantly throughout our day. But something I want to discuss with you is how we talk to ourselves and how big of an impact the way we think fuels the way we perceive others, and arguably most important- ourselves. Read More

Why So Serious?

This post has nothing to do with fitness. It does however have to do with my growing concern for society.

We are more connected than ever. Have more resources and technology at our disposal than ever- yet you look around you and many people have this serious, somber look on their face. Read More

Lifting Depression

I was diagnosed with clinical depression during my senior year of high school. Now, I realize that you may not believe in depression (clinical or another form). Here in the U.S., the most common solution is to take a pill to solve all your problems- I get it.

But let me tell you from my personal experience that clinical depression is real. Horribly real. Read More