My birthday recently passed. I planned a date with myself to relax with a bottle of wine and lay low. The very thought of it thrilled me. No harm intended, but I didn’t want to be bothered with anyone. That’s a gift I have to give myself whenever I can because I don’t get a lot of time to myself. [Read more…]
Get to know your I Am. Get to know all the pieces of your soul that contributes to your unique self, and then embrace all of her.
"I had to disconnect myself from bad influences: people who didn’t support me or really care about me. I realized that my greatest work of art is my life, and my life is a gift far too precious to be shared with just anybody."
I had to write this letter to remind me of what I’ve been missing out on. I’d been forgetting to be good to myself, and I lost part of me along the way. Now I’m trying my hardest to get back to being that spunky, fearless woman I love and admire.
After starting to do some self-esteem work, I realized how much wanting to change a natural part of me was a unnecessary burden I didn't have to bear.
Sometimes, when I'm home alone I dance around. I sing and I whip my hair. I do. It makes me feel good and taps deep into an inner part of me where I can go that allows me to be myself and not shrink away when all I want to do is to be invisible to the world. There is something about knowing the walls can't judge me and that I'm just being who I am, how I want to be. That is liberating.