Love.

This word is one of the most beautiful. To speak it, to see it… there are not enough words to capture it all. It causes the world to slow down. Maybe it doesn’t even feel real… I think it is also something so easily lost. We learn to become busy, to judge much too easily, […]

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Outside Looking In

There are a lot of questions that I get asked on a daily basis. Some are easy to answer, some are harder. You never want to give someone a wrong answer, but you hope with your experiences and knowledge, you send them in the right direction. More than half the questions I am asked come […]

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A Letter for You

There are so many possibilities out there and I hope you are taking them. I hope you have recognized just how special you are and the power you have to become all you dream of becoming. Your life is all you have and it can be all that you want it to be. Work hard. […]

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Your Wounds Are Part Of Who You Are

‘Bad things happen to good people.’ It’s a phrase I have heard dozens of times in my life. It’s also a phrase that I hoped would stay clear of my family, my friends, and myself. However, sometimes you can’t stay clear forever. This blog is quite the exact opposite of my last one, a total […]

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Learn to Make Yourself Happy

Happiness. You can’t fight the feeling when you feel it, and you can’t hide it when you crave what it used to be. I thought certain aspects of life might tear me down – especially with what others might think – but I have never allowed myself to be defined by what other people had […]

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Speaking of Adventure

I recently watched an interview with Diane Sawyer and I really liked a piece of advice her father gave her. He said, “Do what you love, do it in the most adventurous place, and make sure it helps people.” I had a previous blog that was all about the importance of being more involved and […]

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Never Lose Hope

There are no guarantees or promises in life. We never know what is next; it is all a guessing game. One minute you are on top of the world, rising above all else. The next, you are at the bottom, struggling to pick yourself up. Life is tough. It is no secret that you will […]

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Life’s Gifts

Christmas is one of my most favorite holidays; I even love it more than my birthday. Not because of presents, or cookies, or great store deals. I love it for reasons that are far from hot chocolate and peppermint candy canes. During the holidays, I feel especially blessed. I find myself asking, How did I ever […]

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