Category: I just like to WRITE

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Does distance REALLY make the heart grow fonder?

Do you ever step away from something and when you examine it after whatever period of time it may be, you see everything through new eyes. It may be a new disinterest or maybe a new refound love. Things may be more black and white than before and some things may be as bright as…

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Keeping Focused Like A Mother Fucker

“I’ve had successes and rejections all along the way and I will continue to do so. Acceptances and rejections don’t define me. My job is to simply keep doing the work. Like — well, you know — a motherfucker.” –Cheryl Strayed ⚡️⚡️⚡️ I get asked all the time how I stay focused to do the…

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The Worst Advice I Ever Received

When I was first setting up this blog many years ago, I reached out to some people to help me. I reached out to a man who had been a friend and he gave me some advice as I was starting in on social media and going to start writing more. We were on the…


Ignite the Worlds Within

You guys. I have to write this today. This moment. The energy in the room I’m sitting is SO fucking thick you could cut it with a knife. It’s swirling and twirling. I have truly found what ignites the worlds within me and sets my heart aflame with more passion than I ever thought possible….


Just a Woman who decided to GO FOR IT

I left home at 17 for college and never returned to my hometown of Boise, Idaho. I got my degree in Marketing from Utah State University in 3 years but took 6 months to teach English to children in Siberia. Ufa, Russia I graduated college and moved to Chicago with my then husband to fulfill…


Live for YOU

What do YOU want to do? What is holding you back? Are YOU really that scared? Or Are you just scared of what THEY will say and think when they watch you Try Succeed Fail Thrive Find Happiness Will they think: “Who does she/he think they are” Newsflash: THEY don’t fucking matter! Go do your…

Finding Creativity Once Again

It’s an early morning here. For some reason getting up SUPER early to meditate, journal and sip my coffee while I write is simply my favorite thing in the world. It is what excites me and what I would get up every single morning for. I love sitting in my writing spot and my favorite…