Just Be You

I eat healthy (most of the time) and I workout at least four times a week, but even though I do this, I’m still no size zero. No one looks at me and thinks that I could walk down a runway during fashion week, but at the same time no one is looking at me and thinking that I should …

Pushing Past Uncomfortable

There’s something comforting about monotony. When your life is monotonous you may not feel inclined to change it. Nothing exciting may ever happen, but nothing bad happens either. You’ve chosen to play it safe because when you do that you’re not going to get hurt… Right before I was about to start kindergarten, I went over to my godfather’s house …

Eliminating the Excess Stress

Sometimes it seems like stress is one of those never ending problems. You stress and stress and stress some more, and just when it seems like it can’t get any worse, more stress comes pushing right along. You have bills, relationships, work, family, and so much more that you have to deal with on a regular basis. And all of …

Being the Producer of Your own Happiness

As I get older, I see more and more of my friends getting into relationships. It seems like every other day someone else has a new boyfriend or girlfriend. I log on to Facebook and I see that someone on my friend list has changed their relationship status to “engaged.” I scroll down my feed and I see pictures of …

Loving Yourself

Do you remember the first time you had a crush? I know that I do. I was in the fourth grade and it was on this boy that I had known since the second grade. We went to school together, and the year that I first developed feelings for him we happened to be in the same class. I got …