Discovering Purpose Through Your Pain

Discovering Purpose Through Your Pain

You have probably heard that “diamonds are created under pressure” or that pearls are formed due to an oyster’s response to a foreign object/irritant (usually a parasite) in its shell.

Beautiful things, rare things, valuable things are born of uncomfortable, painful situations and experiences.

This is a part of life. It often takes struggle, heartache, destruction, dysfunction and brokenness to mold or build something great, unique, amazing, new, life and world-changing. Continue reading “Discovering Purpose Through Your Pain”

10 Things Heartache Taught Me

10 Things Heartache Taught Me

We often count the days, weeks and months since we lost the ones we love, but it always feels like it just happened yesterday.

Have you ever been through the storm and could feel the sun, just for the clouds and rain to swiftly cover its glory? Have you ever felt like you were just starting to “feel normal”, then another blow to your heart brings you deeper into despair than before? Continue reading “10 Things Heartache Taught Me”

8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

Life can be difficult most times. From juggling relationships with family and friends, trying to create synergy between your work and personal lives, and simply taking time for yourself, it is so easy to get overwhelmed.

And this has been the story of my life for the past week, or more, LOL. Continue reading “8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up”

How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life

How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life

For 29 and a half years, I put my self-esteem and self-love in the hands of others.

I based the way I loved and accepted myself on the way other people loved and accepted me. This was draining, because their actions, words and attention were never enough. I was always left empty, more hurt and yearning for more. Continue reading “How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life”