Lifestyle

People belittle you for things they haven’t even experienced themselves. They talk about loving oneself before loving others like it’s easy. As if they know how it feels, as if they know how much it actually hurts. They tell you to be happy, as if being lonely, out of all other existing emotions, was the
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You’ve heard the lie that solitude is losing. That empty-handed is never what you want to be, because those who go at life solo are broken. They don’t fit. They don’t function. They aren’t whole. And maybe you feel that way sometimes. You sit in muted light and wonder when the day will feel full
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If you have never felt loved or accepted, I am writing this for you. If you don’t know how to love yourself, I am writing this for you. If you don’t know how you fit into this judgmental, chaotic world, I am writing this for you. You are exactly as you are meant to be.
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Your dreams belong to you, but they are not about you. Allow that to sink in. And once the ego shock wears off, breathe into that relief, that comfort, that freedom, that empowerment. The truth is, whatever you set out to do, whatever you hope to accomplish in life, whatever lights you up in the
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What would make your life more meaningful? Spending more time on your art? Your music? Your poetry? More time outdoors? Discovering the intricacies of nature? Bearing witness to more sunrises and sunsets? Jumping into oceans and climbing trees? Forming deeper connections with people you love? Less small talk, more real talk? Less gossip, more silent,
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Let me repeat that: The goal is not happiness. You might be sitting there thinking to yourself, “But why? Shouldn’t everyone aspire to be fully satisfied with their life, themselves, and their relationships? Shouldn’t everyone be happy? Why would you not want to be happy?” In order for us to really dive into this concept
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Finding happiness is like finding that needle in a damn haystack. Chances are, you probably won’t find it by looking. Happiness isn’t an object that you can bury in your hands, keep on a shelf and treasure forever. Happiness is learned through lessons in life, failures, and what country you’re in and what family values you
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Evolving and growing is hard work, but no one seems to highlight that. The amount of work, dedication, and discipline that it takes is not for the faint of heart. We are conditioned to believe that change happens in an instance, but that is not the case with personal growth. It is downright difficult to
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Visiting any high-profile female entrepreneur’s socials or website, we are often greeted with a massive hero shot of said woman. The image typically involves a picture-perfect smile, a shampoo-ad-looking hairstyle, and last but certainly not least, a cup of coffee in hand to illustrate to us commoners that this woman is just like us. If
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We live in a world full of increasing opportunities for women to start businesses, grow companies, and be the best bosses they can be. Anyone who knows me is aware of my unconditional passion for women doing awesome things – whether it’s in life, education, or business, you name it and I’ll support it. However,
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“MOM!!!” “Where’s my shirt? I swear I looked everywhere!” “What’s for dinner? Ew, pleaseee not fish!” “Can I watch this? No? But mom! My friends are allowed!” Sound familiar? Mothers have the hardest job out there. They’re tough, hard-working, decisive, and resilient (plus many more lovely adjectives). Unfortunately, many moms are so humble that they don’t
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Everybody has the ability to step into their highest self. To know your purpose for living and to be able to figure out your path is a very magical thing. It transforms you into the better version of who you are. It gives meaning to your life. But it requires one thing—investing in yourself. But
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By Tony Fahkry Updated July 12, 2021 Photo by Mikail Duran on Unsplash By Tony Fahkry Updated July 12, 2021 Photo by Mikail Duran on Unsplash Perceiving Life Through A Biased Filter “What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it is supposed to be.” — Anonymous How
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“Remember, we are our own griefs, my dear, we are our own happiness and we are our own remedies.” – Huseyn Raza To my 17-year-old self, Hello, Beautiful! We are about one week out from our 27th birthday. Ten years from where you are now. And my love, what a decade it has been. I
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We may never understand why you make us wait. There is something about waiting for a prolonged amount of time that does not seem natural to me. However, you make us wait by design. You make us wait for various reasons. Sometimes the wait is to protect us. Other times it is because we are not ready.
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