love & anxiety: two things that i know a little and a lot about, respectively.

The following post was written for the blog, Peace & Penguins,and tackles the topic of Love & Anxiety- which are two things that I know little and a lot about, respectively. When Alisha asked me to write a guest blog post on Love & Anxiety for Peace & Penguins, I thought that it would be an easy … Continue reading love & anxiety: two things that i know a little and a lot about, respectively.

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breathe and trust. silence those fears.

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   It's interesting how a new guy can make you realize the doubts and insecurities you have.  It may take a few days, call it the new crush honeymoon period if you will, but then all of a sudden … Continue reading breathe and trust. silence those fears.

when you don’t know what to believe in, just believe.

For three seconds, you believe.  When you see the word "gorgeous" in his text or hear him speak the word "beautiful" over the line, there's a three-second delay before the skepticism sets in.  For those three seconds, you are worry-free.  There are no doubts; no fears.  Whatever happened prior to those words entertaining your mindset is gone.  … Continue reading when you don’t know what to believe in, just believe.

“be open and receptive to love.”

Birthday girl, Dina, ironically gave me a gift yesterday in the form of serenity and clarity as she shared this quote: "Be ready for love when it does come. Prepare the field and be ready to nourish love. Be loving, and you will be lovable. Be open and receptive to love."  First let me say … Continue reading “be open and receptive to love.”

when you throw your hands up in the air and say, ‘i don’t care anymore’ that’s when things happen.

Everyone has an opinion, and everyone- especially our own mother- feel the need to share their thoughts with you over and over again.  When you're twenty-seven years old like me, you've heard the "If it was me..." and "Remember everything happens for a reason" speeches so many times that you've grown accustomed to tuning them out even before those 'words of wisdom' are … Continue reading when you throw your hands up in the air and say, ‘i don’t care anymore’ that’s when things happen.

all i have are the choices i make.

Darlene, one of the loves of my life, always knows the right things to say, even if I don't know the right question to ask.  On Thursday afternoon she knew the right quote to share: Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it … Continue reading all i have are the choices i make.