I had a moment last week when I felt invisible. It took me back to when I was younger, and I wondered why I didn't have many friends. I always thought something was wrong with me. I occasionally still go through the motions of feeling sorry for myself, asking myself what it is about me… Continue reading Regret, not.
Stop. Right. There. If you can, step in front of a mirror, take a look at yourself. A GOOD look at yourself. What do you see? Most people would see this flaw and that flaw. But we are more than our flaws. I have always criticized myself for what I perceived were my weaknesses. This… Continue reading See yourself with new eyes
Social media has been a struggle for me recently. As an indie author and blogger, it is up to me to market my products and get noticed. I published my first book this year but I haven't been marketing it as I should. I have been trying to gain more followers so that I could… Continue reading Be true to you!
We’re told in order to be beautiful, we must first be thin. So we swallow a tapeworm to devour what’s within. We’re told in order to be beautiful, we must lighten my skin, telling us we’re not perfect with the skin we’re born in. We’re told in order to be beautiful, we must straighten our… Continue reading Beauty
I quit. I quit trying to fit in. We're conditioned to think that being "in" is what's best when in reality resisting conformity passes the test. I quit. I quit trying to join in with segregated groups-- these organized groups commitment to one view and one way and that is never how I feel on… Continue reading I Quit.
For the last installment of the inspiration from Rumi, I chose two quotes. I thought it was fitting for these two quotes to be together in a blog as well as appear in the last entry because of the content -- LOVE. "Be certain that in the religion of Love, there are no believers and… Continue reading Choose Love.