Don’t Run Away

Life is filled with a number of wonderful memories and joy that we can’t contain, but it’s also full of pain and tough times that feel like they’ll never end. And when those struggles hit, don’t let them cause you to give up hope or run away. Quitting often seems like the best solution—it’s usually…

Find Your Courage, and Keep It

I was never that girl who always had a boyfriend, and part of that is because I was never that girl who told guys how she felt. I was the girl who held it all in but told her friends and posted hopelessly romantic Taylor Swift lyrics on Tumblr, hoping he would notice even though…

Be Brave Enough to Pursue Your Dreams

It’s really easy to get comfortable and set in your ways—there’s safety and familiarity in the areas of life that you know well. But what about those places and situations with which you aren’t familiar but want to be? What about those dreams you have that seem pretty unattainable on many levels—the ones that you…

Sometimes You Need to Face and Embrace Your Fears

We all have fears in life, some of which are somewhat irrational (I still check behind doors to make sure velociraptors aren’t there) and some that are a bit more legitimate (maybe you’re afraid of heights or animals that are actually still in existence). While I don’t think we need to subject ourselves to all…

Girls Can Ask Guys Out, Too

We live in a society in which women are constantly seeking more opportunities and taking progressive steps in a number of areas—including in the dating world. While the traditional expectations were for men to pursue women and eventually ask them out, times and standards have certainly changed. Sure, there’s nothing wrong with letting guys still…