My Thing

December was a month of feeling like I needed to find my own thing. The previous month had been one that had seen me trying something I had been thinking of doing for quite some time, based off the positive enforcement of several people around me. December was a month of thought, of honesty, of … Continue reading My Thing

Worth It

Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, impostorism, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud". ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impostor_syndrome ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16es20DCrZM&feature=youtu.be

Cuppa Tea, Pet?

"Tetley make tea bags, make tea." "I will destroy your happiness if it is the last thing I do!" I have decided to cut down on caffeine. I am not cutting it out completely. So many changes this year - I hope I can stick with them! I already feel a positive difference by doing REDJanuary. I wake up … Continue reading Cuppa Tea, Pet?

Social Media Generation

( https://breaktheframe.com/facebook-hiatus/ ) I am an unfortunate part of the social media generation. The majority of the time, I hate it - 'it' being specifically Facebook. I have, as of today, deactivated my personal account and created one just for my own positivity. There are zero friends on it - no one there for me … Continue reading Social Media Generation

STOP

Stop living in the past. Stop thinking that my past defines me. If the last time we held a conversation was no more recent than a year ago, stop assuming you know who I am. I have had experiences that have changed me, so have you. I acknowledge them, why can’t you? Stop making promises you will … Continue reading STOP

New Year

I am sad a lot. I get asked if I am okay, several times a day. Each time my response is the same, "Yeah, just tired." There is no one thing, there is nothing. No main reason for such sadness, it just is. This year - 2018 - will be the year that I write … Continue reading New Year

Email

New message To: Subject: In 2012, I was one of your students. I spent 2 months sitting in the back of your classroom, shyly taking in every word. I slowly became in awe and appreciative of your work ethic. When another student touched me inappropriately I had no idea how to react and was worried … Continue reading Email