Choosing Positivity

There are countless things in our everyday lives that impact our mental health. Whether you’re living the home-work-home life or have a million and one things to do before your head hits that pillow, these things take their toll.

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strong and barely controllable emotion.

We all have one. Something so wonderfully defined as passion. Something intangible and yet felt so strongly in the heart and soul that it demands to make its presence known. It can grow on you as your journey progresses, or it can hit you face first with a hard slap. It can be a warm embrace, comforting you and lifting you up, or a choking death-grip squeezing the life from your lungs. It can paralyze you. It can push you. And you know its face the moment you meet it.

For me, it’s music.

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A New Start

I have been distant from the blogging world for about a year now. I’ve been consumed in life to say the least, and boy has there been some changes. No longer the stressed out, always-trapped-in-her-head, overthinking introverted university student. I’ve now transitioned to a slightly less stressed out, sometimes-trapped-in-her-head, overthinking introverted working girl. I think that’s a step up…?

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“If he can’t handle you at your worst then he does not deserve you at your best. Real love means seeing beyond the words spoken out of pain, and instead seeing a person’s soul.”

Shannon L. Alder, 300 Questions LDS Couples Should Ask Before Marriage


rural roads

Have you ever been so caught up in life’s day-to-day action that at the first moment of peace and quiet you come to the realization that the past few days, weeks, months, and even year has been a non-stop, crazed event-tornado?

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How is it that no man understands that every woman, whether shes 16 or 60, still has that awkward, insecure, self-conscious teenage girl inside of her?

— Elliot Reid, Scrubs 4×22