"Most of the time what happens is I worry so much about so many things that are out of my control that I start to get sad, overwhelmed, and unresponsive (lack of motivation/action). "
“Life is like riding a bicycle – In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ~Albert Einstein
"You may surprise yourself, but I think a huge part of embracing where you are and where you are going in life is learning more about who you are. "
"At times I can’t help but think that maybe I’m wasting my time trying to pursue a dream that still seems so far away from me."
"EVERYTHING happens for a reason; the sadness, heartache, and bad experiences will be worth it in the grand scheme of things. Just keep going."
For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be one thing: a doctor. It started out with me wanting to be a neurosurgeon, which transformed to a desire to practice cardiology, and soon led me to an interest in doing research. My dream has literally always been to save lives. Along… Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesday | Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
Today is a day that has been set aside to celebrate the women that have truly birthed the world: mothers. I am lucky enough to have many influential women in my life that most definitely serve as mother figures, but most importantly, I am blessed to still have my mom in my life. My mother… Continue reading A Mother’s Love
As the spring weather begins to emerge I find myself catching glimpses of an older version of myself who was always happy and carefree regardless of what was going on. I miss the younger me who hadn't totally faced the burdens that sometimes come with life. There was a time that I spent time writing poetry… Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesday | Finding Your Happiness
In a reflection of an episode of Being Mary Jane, I recall her saying, "People don't really want to hear your truth, even when they ask how you're doing." This rings so true in my opinion. On a daily basis we walk around exchanging the phrase "how are you?" with the catch all answer "fine"… Continue reading Facing Your Truth | Be Honest With Yourself First
Recently I moved for graduate school and as time progresses I find myself yearning more and more for the comfort of my undergraduate city in the region of the state that I was born and raised. So a little background before we move along... I was born in Nashville, TN and raised about an hour NW… Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesday | What’s Beyond Your Comfort Zone?