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Reclaiming My Life

2017 was literally the worst year of my life. If you’ve followed my journey to this point, you’re aware that I was the primary caregiver for my mother who was suffering from advanced heart failure and illnesses secondary to that. In addition, I’ve been in college since 2010 (undergrad and immediately into graduate school). Well,… Continue reading Reclaiming My Life

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | The War Within

"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). "

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | Keep Moving

“Life is like riding a bicycle – In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ~Albert Einstein

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | What my mid 20s has taught me so far

"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. "

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | Following my dreams or wasting my time?

"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."

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Let’s Talk Tuesday | Everything Happens for a Reason

"EVERYTHING happens for a reason; the sadness, heartache, and bad experiences will be worth it in the grand scheme of things. Just keep going."

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Yesterday I Wanted to Give Up

Honestly I feel like I have been in a whirlwind of crazy life events since I started high school, and every time it seems things may be looking up some other tragedy strikes. Well, this year alone, I can tell you I have faced a few things that could serve as my tribulations for the… Continue reading Yesterday I Wanted to Give Up

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Wednesday Wisdom | Embrace Who You Are

*Just a heads up, this is a revamped, in-depth version of a previous Tumblr/Facebook post.*I don’t think I've ever truly loved myself for who I am as a whole. Bits and pieces of myself, yes (my intellect, style, eyes, smile, hair, legs,etc), but me as an entity, absolutely not.Over the years I've received many comments… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom | Embrace Who You Are

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A Thought Grows in Brooklyn

Just to give a little background as to where this story is coming from and why I could even be having the thoughts that I am, I'm going to give you a brief tale of my past. Sooooo... yeah. Here goes. So when I was about six my parents got divorced because "they grew apart".… Continue reading A Thought Grows in Brooklyn