PRESSURE DOESN'T ALWAYS MAKE DIAMONDS

I’ve been teetering lately. Teetering on the edge of hustle, hysteria, and holy shit. I credit "A Woman's Worth" for giving me the push I needed to post this. I've been cloudy, and it has been a funnel through which the Universe has helped me see through those clouds. These are my observations...

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2015 - THE LAST QUARTERS

I dedicated myself to being fearless in 2014, so it felt fitting to take my new found boldness and put it into safe practice by being actively conscious in my life. How have I been doing? Allow me to explain. After just eight months I can say that 2015 has been, for lack of a better word, a lot.

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KNOW YOU TO GROW YOU

Personal development, progression, success and growth.What do they mean? How do they affect us? How do we know if we’re developing, progressing and growing correctly in order to cultivate success? What is success? Is there a “correct” way to attain it?

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ME - VERSION 8.0

I’ve been many versions of myself, versions I’ve been able to become familiar with and take out to the mall for new clothes or to have coffee, but this one is almost like waking up with a Siamese twin. I’m transitioning into a completely different woman than the one I thought I would be by now.

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FOR ANYONE WHO FEELS UNDESERVING OF A HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY...

You want crappy candy hearts, bad chocolate and cheap cards? Pick some up, but don’t forget that there’s more to this day. Reflect on everything you’re missing out on by not loving yourself wholeheartedly. Remember, nobody is going to take care of you like you will. 

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THE TWELFTH DAY

As much as my mind would like to continue to wallow in its sadness, I can’t allow it. I won’t stop feeling, but I can’t be depressed. I can’t stop shining. I can’t stop loving. I can’t stop being myself. No problem is too large and no feeling is too strong. My light has proven to outshine even itself. 

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