Why Focusing In Life is So Hard

You want to know why it's so hard to focus on your own life and ride your own wavelength of zen? Well, I re-discovered the answer today. Wait for it... Wait for it... It's because everyone around you is so DARN LOUD! The Setting I wrote this post yesterday during a fit of frustration on …

I Am in the News?

It is very easy to forget that other people are also human. I remember when I was a little teenybopper I subconsciously found slight enjoyment in commenting on other people's life mistakes/decisions. In a weird way it made me feel more normal, more confident, and more hopeful that -- despite not having everything I wanted …

My “Cosby” Story: A Glimpse Inside the Mind of One Sexually Assaulted Girl

When the news first broke about Bill Cosby and the numerous alleged sexual assaults, like most of you, I read different posts and articles yet could not figure out what or even who I believed. At first, I did find it strange that so many women waited so long to speak out against Cosby. Why …

Dealing with Crappy and Sh*tty Stuff

I was talking to my cousin the other day about some shitty things that have been happening in my life lately. Well, it's more like crappy things happening to someone else that in turn affected me. I guess this area of my life has just been somewhat of an adventurous ride recently. Naturally at this …

Picture Perfect Puzzle Pieces: A Story

"Most people think happiness is about gaining something, but it's not. It's all about getting rid of the darkness you've accumulated." - Jo Oz @ozlifeadvice I posted this quote a few weeks ago, but I had to revisit it because it presents such a different perspective on happiness as we know it. Let me begin …

15 Ways to Not Let a Breakup Break You

We have all had our fair share of breakups. Right? Well, I can vividly remember those times in my life when I called various friends hysterically crying, barely able to form a tear-free sentence, all while gasping for air on account of a break up. In some cases, it felt like the end - like life would never be the …

A Guide to Becoming Whole: An Essential Part of Success and Successful Relationships

And we wonder why our lives feel like a glass filled with holes in which happiness and people dissolve faster than we can really enjoy them? It is much easier to feel incomplete, empty, and lonely in this world than to believe that within ourselves lies the capacity to be whole. Two is supposed to …

11 Questions to Help Clear Your Vision

Sometimes our vision can become cloudy without us even realizing it. Most days I wear contact lenses, but over the weekend I wanted to give my eyes a rest, so I threw my eyeglasses on. After about five hours of moving around my house, I noticed some dust particles starting to stick to the lenses …