It’s Not How Good You Are…

Don’t question how good you are, everyone is good at different things and has unique qualities. Instead, question how good you want to be and use this as motivation to do your best and be the best person possible!

Say Cheese!

A smile is the best expression that a human being has. Smile not only lights up your face but also the day of the person you smile at.  So, if someone is too tired to smile at you, or they are looking down hearted, then go ahead and give them your smile, as they may…

Rebuilding Trust

 “When mistrust comes in, love goes out.” Irish saying. A friend of mine felt betrayed by her boyfriend, but chose not to leave him. Instead, she made him pay for it over and over again.Through subtle digs and less subtle slights, she repeatedly expressed that she felt contempt for him. But instead of forgiving or…

A Friend

“Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them…your smile, your hope, and your courage.” Doe Zantamata This is the definition of a good friend, that person that helps you be the best version of yourself you can be. The version that is quick with a smile, that is full of…

Sweet Potatoes VS. White Potatoes

Firstly, potatoes – the beige variety – are not the devil. When baked and paired with some protein, or boiled and rolled in herbs and a little olive oil, they can provide a satisfying simple meal. However there is a reason the humble spud does not enjoy the superfood status of the sweet variety. To…

You are the One in Control

One of the more famous quotes of Eleanor Roosevelt, this is definitely true and will help greatly in becoming the woman that you want to be. Instead of placing the blame on someone else for making you feel a certain way, take responsibility for letting them make you feel that way. This isn’t just true…

I’m Happy Thorn Bushes Have Roses!

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” Abraham Lincoln It’s so true that most people describe the thorn as being the prickly part of the rose instead of the rose being the beautiful and sweet smell part of the thorn. It’s really a matter of how you…

The Power of Our Words

Our actions create our life… Agree? Our thoughts create our actions…. Agree? Our thoughts are communicated to us in the form of language…. Agree? So…how can we live our largest, most expressive and most loving life if we are using vocabulary that makes us smaller, weaker and discouraged. Do you know anybody, maybe even yourself,…

Honesty with Loved Ones

“An honest answer is the sign of true friendship.” -Proverbs Have you ever had a lengthy conversation with someone without acknowledging a single thing you were really thinking or feeling? Maybe someone asked, “How are you?” And, instinctively, you said, “Not too bad.” Or “Yeah, I’m ok, you?” Or someone asked, “What’s new?” And your…

Approving not Judging Yourself

“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” Louise L. Hay I have realised recently during my recent period of weight loss that the real secret to loving your body (and yourself) has nothing to do with diets, cleanses, or detoxes. It has…

Poem: Finish The Race

God, you’ve seen the pain that’s been in my heart You can see the struggles that have been tearing me apart Even though the clouds are dark and thick, I’m seeking You I have faith you will see me through Feeling like the scars on my heart have been torn My hope has been jaded,…

You Choose…

Nothing is as discouraging as feeling you don’t have a choice—that you’re trapped in a situation you can’t change, with a person who won’t change, or with feelings about yourself that you’ve stopped believing you can change. We’ve all been there before. We’ve accepted thankless jobs just to make ends meet. We’ve hurt or watched…