My Summer of Self-Discovery

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I am so grateful for growth and maturity. I am grateful for the light that flickers within my soul, reminding me that I have purpose.

Throughout my life, I’ve had this ongoing fear of judgment, ridicule and even success. Yes, there have been times where I’ve feared my own potential. I constantly question my abilities and compare them to others, which ultimately prevents me from fully taking advantage of the life that circulates through my veins. Have any of you ever felt this way? Felt fear of letting go and surrendering your heart to the possibilities that live in the unknown?

Over the past few months, I’ve existed in this ongoing stupor. Deep down, I felt stuck. Merely existing in this grand world and not truly living. I was idly present in this perpetual cycle of fear and doubt and wanting to be a more courageous person, but oblivious to the steps I needed to take in order to move towards purposeMY purpose!

Until recently, I’ve never really been able to grasp and process it all. My desires, my shame, my anger, my fears, my subconscious habits, they all just existed in this Continue reading

I’ve Been Soul-Searching Throughout my Twenties

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Here is my latest on From A Wildflower

Throughout my twenties, I have truly undergone a striking amount of soul-searching. I have a little over two years left in my twenties, and I can only hope that as I cross over into another stage of adulthood, that I become a wiser, well-adjusted woman.

I have been in search of “who I am” since my pre-teen years, but especially throughout my twenties. I’ve often felt like I was a step behind the crowd: not fashion forward enough, not smart enough, not career-established enough, not spiritual enough. Time and time again I’ve been prone to setting an imaginary bar used to measure myself to those around me.

This year, I’ve come to the conclusion that all these years, I’ve been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. We as people are unique in so many ways, from the ways we’re raised, to our personalities, to how we maneuver through the inevitable tests and trials on our journeys towards living the God-intended life. Continue reading

I Will Not Allow My Dreams to Intimidate Me

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You know the quote that states, “It’s always too early to quit”? Well lately, I can’t help but consider the option (to quit). As I’m growing into this new woman, there is so much that I want to accomplish, but suddenly feel the urge to quit before I even really get started.

Over the past few months, I feel like I have accomplished so much for myself as a woman. In relation to my self-worth – my value has multiplied. The little girl inside who used to idly sit by  allowing her individuality to jut slip away, now smiles in amazement; proud of the steps I am taking  so that I am able to look in the mirror and maintain a sense of dignity . The little girl who was more concerned about pleasing others is now growing up, taking the time to come into her own. Continue reading

Soulful Beauty of the Week – My Feature on All the Many Layers

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“The most challenging part of being a woman is being an emotional roller coaster at times. But in the same breath, I would say that I accept that I’m an emotional being & wouldn’t change that about myself. My life is my story written by the ink of my soul, and I read it all. The good and the bad, the beautiful moments and the ugly truths! Often people run from the pain, but I inhale it. It gives me power against my enemies, it feeds my strength. I am in tune with the highs and lows of my journey, which has contributed to the makings of who I am as a woman and as a human being.” 

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Indecisiveness Be Gone – I’m Ready to Make Moves

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So, I’m reading this article with the hopes of gaining some tips and nuggets to help me on my personal journey to success right. Now, before I can even dive deep in search of some quality pearls of wisdom, before I can even get my fleshly pedicured toes wet, words like “make decisions quickly” and “be decisive and take action” knock me flat on my face (Excuse me whilst I continue to pick my mouth up off the ground).

Now if you know me closely, you would know that I am a very indecisive person. What some of you may not know is that I also tend to procrastinate from time to time. (I know, I know – Shocking right!) I’ll be the first to admit that it’s very difficult for me to come to a conclusive decision. Even when I make a choice, I’m all like Continue reading