Sometimes You Have to Do Things on Your Own

I’ve been very fortunate to always have people in my life whom I can count on in moments of panic or desperation. Usually these type of moments arrive when an emergency light turns on in my car, as was the case last week. The events of the week were a big wake-up call for me….

Let Yourself Receive Compliments

I’m not exactly sure why, but sometimes it’s difficult for us to hear good things about ourselves—it’s as if compliments are only meant to be given and not received. I can’t really explain why this is a thing. I love encouraging people and telling them all of the qualities they have that make them wonderful….

Don’t Lose Yourself While Trying to Find Yourself

As you’re growing up and learning more about life and how you fit in this world, it can be easy to stray away from your true identity while you’re trying to figure out who you really are. Sometimes we tend to let other people influence our likes and dislikes. I wish that I could say…

Trust Life’s Unexpected Turns

There will come a time in your life when something unexpected happens that changes the route your life was previously on. In fact, odds are that this will happen multiple times. When I was a freshman in college, I had plans to be a big-time political news commentator. I had big opinions, and I wanted…

Don’t Be Afraid to Take Risks

Seeing as how we shared a quote from Chip Gaines on our social media pages last week, it may come as no surprise to you that I am a huge fan of the Gaines family. A few years ago, I had no idea who Chip and Joanna Gaines were. I saw their photos all over…