Happiness Is A Choice

For so long, I have placed my happiness in the hands of others. Not feeling secure with myself at times, I have depended on those around me to give me the answers I needed. To somehow make me feel better. To somehow relieve me of things I’ve been feeling. I have overcome many obstacles on […]

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10 “Must Know” Tips For Writers

Whether you write for personal reasons or you freelance, etc., I wanted to do a post which will include some helpful tips that helped me get through college. For those who do not know, I have my B.A. in English Literature & Creative Writing. I currently specialize in creative non-fiction and soon I wish to […]

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The Road To The Top Is a Lonely One

For several years of my life, I have put my happiness in the hands of others. Time and time again, I was disappointed. And what a lesson this has been. What I have come to learn is happiness is a choice. You choose to wake up and be positive or you can choose to allow […]

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O’ Captain, My Captain

I am sitting here in bed, with the lamp by my bedside turned on providing minimal lighting, with my puppy asleep beside me, and I immediately felt the need to write. It is always this time of night when my thoughts do not shut off. When the rest of the world is peacefully sleeping, I […]

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Your Journey Is Up To You

Your journey is determined by YOU. It is easy to look in someone else’s back yard and compare your successes to theirs. Compare your failures to theirs. To judge what they have and what you do not. There are so many blessings we take for granted. Being alive, waking up in the mornings, breathing fresh […]

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Early Morning Thoughts

Passion. Something so rare. Something not many have. I have the utmost respect for those who remain true to their passion. Their light does not disappear because of the arrogance or jealousy of others. With the mundane day to day routines of life, what are you passionate about? What keeps you motivated? What sets a […]

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Live YOUR Life According To YOUR Standards

I’m still learning this today, that what you allow and how you encourage others to treat you will always have an impact on the life you live. Words are just words. They may hurt, but we have to live our lives according to our standards. When we are broken, we often try to search for […]

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