I don’t regret my journey. But I won’t romanticize it either. I spent my life earning degrees and positioning myself as a successful, independent career woman. It was tough, lonely and, at times, demoralizing.
3. Never underestimate the power of a tight hug from someone who loves you. And don’t be afraid to hug tightly back.
No matter where you are, or how long you’ve been broken, you are strong. And you will get through this.
If anyone makes you feel self-conscious for posting selfies, keep taking more selfies because you won’t look this good in your 60s.
At a time when every other news story is enough to make you want to permanently hibernate, a glimpse of something truly beautiful is emerging in California’s Bay Area.
do not die.
how am i
magic. — Nayyirah Waheed
I am extremely fortunate to have spent the past couple of years focused on securing confidence within myself, my passions, and surrounding myself with healthy people.
Create your own happiness within yourself. You don’t need anyone else in your life to be happy, successful, empowered, blessed, etc. Once you find these things within yourself, you will move mountains, my love.
One of the most important things we can do as we get older is to differentiate between the relationships that make us better and the ones that drain us of all of our energy.
Tell them it’s okay to feel heart-broken. They feel grief equally as us. Yes, they do. Just because it is “said” we are more emotional, doesn’t mean they don’t feel bad at all. They do. Maybe even more, perhaps