If you set goals for yourself in the age old “New Year, New Me” mindset - good for you. If you didn’t, eh no worries - I didn’t either. One thing I will propose you do after you finish reading this post is: think of one thing you promise to do that will be taking care of you this year - one thing that will leave you feeling happier, more loved, healthier, or better taken care of.
I suddenly realized something about myself in that moment that I felt like I had been suppressing for over two decades of my life - because I thought I only could have one choice. On the screen, I realized I loved this movie because I have a crush on this actress and maybe it was the tequila - but does this mean I’m gay? It was a lot to process: I was drunk, I was at my ex boyfriend’s house, and I was having this inner monologue. So what do I do? I went outside after it had just snowed, sat on his front step and looked above my head to a porch decorated in Christmas lights, and I just cried.
by Tray TaylorIG: @allusiontoreality Poetry has always held a special place in my heart. Somewhere out there exists a notebook of poetry that I wrote in middle school. I’m pretty sure in one of those poems I compared the crush I had on my middle school boyfriend to having a vanilla ice cream cone with … Continue reading An Ode to Mary Oliver
What does it mean to chase your dreams? Does it mean you don’t have a plan B? or does it mean you make a promise to yourself to just never stop pursuing what you dream of – no matter what age you are.
I can't be the only one who has felt topsy-turvy over the past few weeks. This year has been a year I am allowing myself to feel those kinds of feelings, but I am regretful that my weekly blog posting has suffered because of it.
Whenever it rains, especially for consecutive days - I always wish I was living in Seattle. I sometimes ponder to myself, if I have to deal with rainy days - why can’t it be in my favorite city?
I’m planning on being intentional this week and in the coming weeks in setting my journey for the future - what are YOU doing intentionally for yourself?
I have felt defeated, voiceless, uncertain, and heavy lately- but in that moment I felt at peace.
The walk reminded me of the way particular scents have a way of grounding and relaxing me.
In those moments I try to think of advice from writers I admire. Remembering reading their journeys of how they got to where they are and that is was often met with rejection before it was met with admiration.