How I Learned To Let Go Of Negativity

The last week’s events had me thinking a lot about negativity, and how much of it we all have in our lives. It’s hard to ignore the fact that it surrounds us, either in our daily routine or all through our social media. Negativity is something that we’re bombarded with everyday. We deal with it during our morning drive when we listen to people call in, complaining that it’s Monday. We deal with it when we get to work, and it seems like everyone wishes it was still the weekend. When it’s lunchtime, we see it all across our Facebook feed. We live in a society where negativity is just something that we deal with, as though we don’t have any choice in the matter. But we do have a choice. I’m going to share a piece of my past that shows a more serious take on negativity, and what it can do to us. Continue reading “How I Learned To Let Go Of Negativity”

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The Vows We Make Long Before Marriage

Marriage is seen as one of the biggest commitments that two individuals can make, next to being parents. You stand before each other, vowing to love one another for better or for worse, in sickness and in health, til death do you part. But it’s so much more than those words. It’s patience, sacrifice, and tolerance. It’s unconditional love, and a promise to share your life with someone forever. Continue reading “The Vows We Make Long Before Marriage”

A Letter to My Sixteen Year Old Self

Well, it’s been almost 7 years and I can assure you that you’ve come a long way from the naive girl you once were. You’re just starting your Junior year of High School, and a whole lot is about to change. You’re about to meet some of the people that will change everything about who you become. So here’s what I have to offer you: Continue reading “A Letter to My Sixteen Year Old Self”

6 Habits to Eliminate From Your Relationship

As the New Year begins, we all go through the process of self evaluation. The main focus is usually looking for what we need to improve in our lives. The one thing that should always be at the top of that list is your relationship. Continue reading “6 Habits to Eliminate From Your Relationship”

To The Girl Who Reminded Me That I’m “Just” a Girlfriend

Throughout the military community, I’ve met so many wonderful people. I’ve met people who are far more supportive, encouraging, and understanding than anyone I had in my life previously. Continue reading “To The Girl Who Reminded Me That I’m “Just” a Girlfriend”

10 Activities to Check Off Your List This Holiday Season

Each year around Christmastime I find all of these ideas (mostly on Pinterest) that I want to try. They range all the way from dates to crafts, and everything in between. But let’s face it, we rarely get to do all of those ideas, with the exception of the really crafty people and the bakers of the world.

I wanted to get creative this time around, and reach beyond just making gifts for my family and close friends. Next year could be very different, so I really want to make this season the best of all time. Here are some ideas! Continue reading “10 Activities to Check Off Your List This Holiday Season”

An Open Letter to My Ex-Bestfriend

This is going to be a bit different than my usual post, but I wanted to make a personal post about friendship.  Sometimes our blogs serve as our only way to share the things that we could never say. Continue reading “An Open Letter to My Ex-Bestfriend”