Tag: Adulting

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Showing Humility

I learned this lesson the hard way at 23 years old. Up until then, this right here, has not always been my strong suit. Don’t get me wrong, I am sincerely grateful for all things in my life (additions and subtraction alike) but because I have been through so much to get to this point, I have to say that I have found it hard navigating my 20’s and actually wanting to ask or accept the help of others. Maybe fear has instilled this in me. Fear of others wanting something in return or throwing all that they have done in my face in the past. There are even those that will claim my successes as their own.

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Being your #1 fan & why no one else is supporting your dream

As most are aware, I have not written anything for a while. I mean during these last couple of months, there have been plenty of ups and downs in my life but these things have set the stage for me to live more for myself and ultimately chase my dreams no matter what stands in my way. In all honesty, I felt a little awkward at first. You know, because you are so excited trying to pursue things no one would expect of you but I was excited to share with friends, family and even my husband. Little did I know, the unenthusiastic and mostly questionable responses that came from those I care about most knocked me into a world of discouragement and depression…

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The Misguided College Graduate

I want to speak on a topic near and dear to my heart – post graduate blues. Because of the realities faced by all that believe a college degree is going to save their lives it’s only right to keep it real. Like I mentioned in previous post, I grew up in the times of if you go to school, get good grades – the minute you graduate that great job will be waiting for you. The reality was that in the four years I spent focusing on good grades, joining honor societies, working prestigious internships and networking; I felt like I was losing momentum in the grand scheme of things…

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Tips for a Healthy Marriage/Relationship in your 20’s

At 26 and 29, my husband and I do not want to admit it, but our 20’s are slipping faster and faster into those “Dirty 30’s” (he’s closer than I am haha!) but it has not been an easy road. We are that couple – the ones that most look at and wonder what the secret is or what we’re hiding and when we say we have known each other since we were fourteen, they imagine that the answer is time – yeahhhhhhhhh, NO. It has not always been an easy road.