Why I Choose to Love Myself

Why I Choose to Love Myself

“You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” – Diane Von Furstenberg You’d think life would be easy at age 22, but things couldn’t be more confusing. A lot happened in one year. I graduated from college, got engaged, and got a job in the...
Burn Your Beliefs.. Literally

Burn Your Beliefs.. Literally

Are you a belief-hoarder? I most certainly am. I found myself listening to some speakers who had a few things to say about replacing old, negative beliefs with positive ones. “We construct our own reality. We are what we think. Blah blah blah.” I had heard...
“Have You Lost Weight?”

“Have You Lost Weight?”

Ah, the loaded question, “have you lost weight?” If I only had a slice of cheesecake for every time someone asked me that. I’d have a lot of freaking cheesecake. I like New York traditional, by the way, and then chocolate, because a girl can get bored, and we are...
The Gift of Struggle

The Gift of Struggle

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis When I was in second grade I struggled to keep up with the other kids in school. My teacher tried to help me but had too much on her plate. So she called my mom and told her I...