LEARNING TO LOVE YOURSELF

Learning to love who you are is a journey not many people talk about but everyone goes through. There’s no denying that life has its ups and down, its shining moments of happiness, and the darkest memories we hope to never repeat. Through these chapters of life, we develop a sense of who we are, […]

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER

To wake up with a heavy heart is never a feeling we anticipate, but neither is the weightless feeling of support and community to uplift us out of our darkest places and into the light. Mornings where rising out of bed feel impossible to do, I try to remember to think of those who act as feathers to my […]

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LET THE LIGHT IN

Learning to be vulnerable means allowing yourself to just fall. To walk around with your guard down and your hands out ready to receive any love that comes forth. Let the light in to scare away the shadows. Love J.J.

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FACING DEPRESSION

Depression was really hard for me to come to face with. It felt like I was giving my demon a face, to say the least. But beyond that, I’ve come to see the beauty beneath the pain. Because I now understand what I’m dealing with, I can now see the steps towards moving forward. I […]

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FEARS

Fears should often not be left behind when traveling. Our fears keep us grounded, safe, and cautious. We should learn to live with our fears, grasp them in our hands as we gallivant this earth. Fears should always be in our minds, but not always in our hearts. We can learn to live with fear, […]

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INTROVERT

According to some fancy personality test, I am 87% introverted. Introversion vs extroversion is defined as where you receive energy from. I’m usually regarded as a people person, bubbly, smiling, and talkative. So when people imagine introverted individuals as shy and quiet, they can’t fathom myself as so. However, this isn’t the case. As much […]

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FINDING YOUR SPACE

Finding your space in this world is such a complicated and delicate path to weave. It’s about balance and growth. Nurturing the mind as much as nurturing the soul. It’s about self-discovery and sharing your gifts with the world. As much as we grow, we must help others to grow as well. It’s about love […]

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PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES

You should never live within the boundaries that other people set for you, but you should also never live within the boundaries that you set for yourself. Do things that scare you. Purposefully put yourself out of your comfort zone. Consistently pursue things that make you feel uncomfortable. Challenge yourself. Push yourself. Understand something new. Live a […]

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DRIFT

If it brings you peace If it brings you happiness Then drift in the direction that the wind takes you Because darling, it’s not so often That a moment of true bliss Finds your feet and sweeps you away. Love J.J.

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