The Mind Alone

It’s not the place nor the condition but the mind alone that can make anyone happy or miserable. Roger L’ Estrange There was a time when my grief was so big and consuming that I had a hard time bringing myself to a positive mindful place. I think it’s healthy to grieve and important toContinue reading “The Mind Alone”

A More Enjoyable Challenge

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. Marie Curie Confidence in ourselves. Yes, we hear this a lot. Especially growing up, right. Then we evenContinue reading “A More Enjoyable Challenge”

Balance Yourself Out

There’s going to be a million times in life when you’re going to have to balance yourself out emotionally. Especially those of us who are more sensitive than others. We get high from what seems like small things, which always comes with a low, kind of like an emotional hangover. We get low from whatContinue reading “Balance Yourself Out”

I Think You’re Great

There’s nothing to explain here. You’re enough. Your peace your energy your efforts. It’s all enough. There’s was a time when I felt like I wasn’t doing enough no matter how hard I worked. I burned myself out and lived on anxious highs. Not anymore. I thrive in a sustainable way now. I am stillContinue reading “I Think You’re Great”

This Quote Got Me Thinking

Life without Liberty is like a body without spirit. Liberty without thought is like a disturbed spirit … Life, liberty, and thought — three persons in one substance, eternal, never-ending, and unceasing.“ —  Khalil Gibran This quote speaks on the two things I’ve been talking about Freedom and spirit. Part of me struggles with theContinue reading “This Quote Got Me Thinking”

Best Night of Our Life

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. Mahatma Ghandhi If we don’t give ourselves room to learn and grow from our mistakes, we limit ourselves from growth. I was so afraid to make mistakes and looking foolish for so long that it hindered me from both enjoyingContinue reading “Best Night of Our Life”

Random Thoughts

[Most times] I’m sold on the creative ways to say something mundane. And those bold enough to learn from the mundane Today I learned that if I really want something, being too tired isn’t going to keep me from doing the work. (But I still took a nap after I finished the work.) Consistency isContinue reading “Random Thoughts”

Road Trip Check in

We made it safe to our hotel pretty late. It’s windy out here in Austin! The wind was treating the trucks on our route like rag dolls. Lot’s of trucks were on the side rode and we even seen a couple trucks regain control after battling the wind on the road in front of us.Continue reading “Road Trip Check in”