These are my greatest tips on how to push yourself through difficulties. I tell myself that it could be worse I know that’s the last thing you want to hear when you’re upset — “it could always be worse!” But sometimes, that’s exactly what you need to hear. Open the news and the first thing you… Continue reading Tips On How I Get Myself Through Tough Times
Fashion Trends ~ Kawaii / Creepy-Cute / Pastel Goth
Three very similar, yet completely distinct fashion trends: Kawaii, Creepy-cute, and Pastel Goth. These alternative styles are often mixed and matched. But they all have their own vibe. Kawaii Kawaii is a part of Japanese culture that equates to "cuteness." The literal translation of the word means the act of blushing, because something is so… Continue reading Fashion Trends ~ Kawaii / Creepy-Cute / Pastel Goth
Happy first day of spring!!! On the first day of spring, lightness & darkness are equal. In the days to come, the light will continue shining brighter and brighter until it reaches its peak. For the season of spring, things can only get better. As the sunlight increases, light is shined upon us, and the… Continue reading Spring Playlist
30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (YELLOW) day 15: share a happy quote
"A secret to happiness is letting every situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be, and then making the best of it."
30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (YELLOW) day 14: how do you stay positive?
Staying positive is important, something you have to work at, completely on your own... everyone has their own little ways of keeping their chins up... Something I do to stay positive is -- and this is unconventional -- but I let myself feel really, really, really sad. I know it sounds crazy. But I'm not… Continue reading 30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (YELLOW) day 14: how do you stay positive?
Flow Friday ~ look on the bright side
Everything doesn't always have to be so dark. It's not always a tragedy. You don't have to feel bad for feeling happy. Dark clouds can distort your perspective. And make everything look gloomy. You can place so much heaviness on something without realizing it. But you have the power to lift the weight. You are… Continue reading Flow Friday ~ look on the bright side
Wish Wednesday ~ faith is the catalyst
All the things you wish for will never be handed to you on a silver plate, begging for you to come out of hiding and feast. If you lock your door, it will remain closed. No one is going to open it for you -- they can't. You are the one with the key. You… Continue reading Wish Wednesday ~ faith is the catalyst
Tuesday’s Tea ~ gratitude
As an alternative to "try-it Tuesday," I also came up with "Tuesday's Tea." This will be casual ramblings, whatever is on my mind, sometimes philosophical and sometimes just rants. Today's tea is Rasberry Royale: black tea with a fruity pizzazz. The rasberry stands out and makes a perfect companion with the humble classic black tea.… Continue reading Tuesday’s Tea ~ gratitude
It is perfectly valid to feel any type of negative emotion, without reason or justification. Feelings can't really be rationalized; they go beyond science and logic. Therefore, there really is no "correct" feeling. Something that really draws out negative feelings, is getting yourself caught up in the should's or should not's. Like, "well I really… Continue reading Perspective