Inferiority & College

Journal Writing, Night of 1/18 ‘Don’t be intimidated by any single person. When you do that you make yourself inferior. You are not inferior. You are not inferior. You are not inferior. You are on the same level as everyone else. You may not be the best or smartest in the room, but you are…

Fitness Goals of 2023 | Comfort in my Skin & Better Body Image

Body confidence and comfort is something I haven’t known for about a decade now–ever since entering middle school. Even when I was very thin (almost lanky) I had begun to think to myself I’m so much bigger than all the others girls. In a way, it was true! I’ve always been taller than most of…

Happy Girl

I am undergoing the process… of stripping away the things that were never me and discarding the beliefs that were never truly mine. For a long while I asked everyone I met and everything I found, “How can I be happy?” After all the removals and discarding, I was left with the solid foundation. A…

Time, Money, Numbers

I want to release my dependence of the constructions of time and value. Too many times I check for the time. I’ve begun the very adult habit of checking my bank account. It’s difficult to say in a way that makes any sense with a little validity, but there is a great misery in depending…

Six Pillars of Growth | 2023 Intentions

What will bring more joy into my life and how can I bring more joy into the world? How can I increase my wealth for more opportunities and experiences aligned with who I am and what I desire? How can I spread goodness to myself and the world? How can I be a better daughter…

The Party of My Dreams | 21 and Strawberry Cake

In my dreams as a very little girl, I awake to a birthday morning in a room streaming in fluffy pink ribbons and balloons of pink hearts all around me, awaiting a kitchen filled with presents enwrapped in pink and a delicious cake of the same shade. I awake this morning to my dream. written…

destiny, calling, and the future you now hold

The one I want would want me to love myself. And I cannot love myself if I feel I am not living honestly. I cannot love myself if I let what I once thought of myself drain me of life and love. There are no limits to my dreams, and love is simply an umbrella…

Jealousy is Futile | Self-love Snippets

Everyone has a quality that I could be jealous of. Who does it serve to hold a burning hate for those I believe are above me because they do not lack what I have convinced myself I do? Who does it serve to diminish myself down to an inferior being? Why should I not instead…

Call to Action, Call to Attention, Call for Affection

The toxins rose above onto the surface of my skin with nowhere to go, my turmoil, my dread, my negativity, my sadness, all from within. And now they mark my face, my body, exposed and evident for all to see. What other choice do I have but to address and repair them to be the…

Legacy of Briar Rose | poem

A thousand spindles A hundred wheels A dozen or so webs An entire century of slow hearts Tell me how does it feel… to be so beautiful and significant that you send your whole word into mournful sleep? Is your soul really so pure, so divine? Is it attainable– could your legacy be attained by…