Ending Codependency

In my opinion, we all need someone to share our successes in life with. Whether that’s a partner, parent, friend, or sibling, it’s important, as a human, to feel seen and heard by someone in your corner. It only makes sense that we spend a large part of our lives in pursuit of that level … Continue reading Ending Codependency

The Curse of People Pleasing

There is something I used to struggle with heavily, that, after hard work, boundaries, and commitment to seeing it through to the end, I am happy to say I no longer struggle with as much. Something I know quite a few people struggle with their entire lives, and, for some people, generationally: being a people pleaser.  … Continue reading The Curse of People Pleasing

The Pessimistic Optimist

            Something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately is the concept that I am very much a pessimistic optimist. I am someone who has pretty much consistently struggled with depression since I was a pre-teen, but I noticed something about myself—even while I’m depressed, I remain an optimist for others while simultaneously talking down to … Continue reading The Pessimistic Optimist

Being Truly Kind to Myself

            I read somewhere recently that intentional and repeated self-deprecation is a sign of not believing in the power and goodness within you. As someone who mostly downplays my every accomplishment or tries to make it seem like I don’t work extremely hard for the things I have, it hit close to home.              If self-deprecation is … Continue reading Being Truly Kind to Myself

Happy Anniversary!

One year ago, I took the plunge and posted my first blog post on this website, desperately clinging onto hope that I would finally begin to live life intentionally and help others in the process. This past year has been the most humbling, healing, magical year I’ve ever had, and I’m so grateful you all … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!