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Feeling successful is not the result of accomplishment feeling good enough is not the result of becoming the person you’ve always wanted it is the result of cherishing who you’ve always been At this point in my life, I’ve gotten to cross off quite a few goals at the top of my bucket list: I’ve watched the ball drop in New York on New Years Eve I’ve seen Niagara Falls in Canada Ive been to…
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incommon

chasing you meant running away from myself wanting you meant avoiding myself and my own happiness but at that time facing myself was too scary too too scary my wounds were too heavy they would have killed me at that time loss of blood So I chased you and then I caught you it was kind of surprising. and then you fell in love with me and we would miscommunicate and you would run away…
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why not?

There’s a rate-race-dating-mentality that’s super prevalent among my fellow twenty-somethings everyones afraid no ones saying how they really feel quick to give up to force things why give up so easily? let go, sure but why, give up? men are all predisposed in the same fashion women are all predisposed in the same fashion we only vary by the level of our mental and emotional health one of my best friends and I we’re on…
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Monday Night Musings

Even on the days that I waste my time, and engage with activities that are not conducive to the sustainability of a healthy self-esteem, I just laugh it off because this whole ‘life’ thing is completely meaningless… which is fucking hilarious The spirit of God is the Highest good. It is literally heaven, and it exists within you. Us. Stop searching. You have access to it right now. like right-now-right-now. It is all you need…
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On Being a Woman

In how many ways can we adorn our bodies? In an attempt to Be “beautiful” In an attempt to Feel loved Long hair Tiny frame Mother Teresa complex Face masked with make up Heart full of fear Mind full of angst Why don’t we approach the definition of Beauty with Curiosity and Honesty? Why don’t we Redefine beauty in a way that accommodates us Instead of vise versa Why don’t we Together Reject Physical perfectionism…
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Monthly Letter: why?

Good Evening my friends : ) As I am readying to publish this monthly letter, I realize that we are already 6 months into the New Year! As in, half of the new year is already gone. As in, the New Year is officially not “New” anymore. Where did the time go? Did you make a New Years resolution? If so, how are you doing with it? Now–at the half way mark–is a great time…
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lemonade and unconditional love

A few weeks ago, Beyonce notified the entire universe that she had a surprise presentation prepared for us all entitled ‘Lemonade’ and it would be displayed on HBO. As a big Beyonce fan, and an even bigger fan of all things ‘girl power’ I was completely excited by this surprise announcement. I came home late Saturday night and immediately grabbed some snacks and watched my recording of Lemonade. It was a candid and risky-honest visual…
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what’s your story?

I was reading an article earlier today about Vanessa Bryant, Kobe Bryant’s wife. She’s seldom in the limelight or speaks to the press but the interview that I was reading today was one of the few she’s given. In the middle of her story she began to talk about how she wouldn’t like to be married to someone who doesn’t win championships. She went on to reason that when you’re sacrificing birthdays, holidays, dance recitals…
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Successful?

I’m an expert at ‘doing me’ At being independent At doing my own thing I have so much success I’m an expert at being successful At achievement But I don’t want anymore of it No more I don’t need anymore success Achieving success In order to make yourself lovable In order to attract a mate Is exhausting And it doesn’t work It’s not effective I mean, are dudes checking for me? Absolutely. Everywhere I go.…
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impermanence

A few months ago, I set out to become more forward focused and make my present into something more appealing than my past. I was focusing a bit too much on what I didn’t want instead of what I did. So, I decided to focus on redesigning my website, get new head-shots for dance auditions and create video footage for my new redesigned website… As I began to direct my energies towards creating an appealing…
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