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A Letter of Encouragement

(A letter from myself, to myself) Dear Emily, I know you have been working on a lot of changes in your personal life these past months, and I know you’ve been confused, and wondering if things will work out. Every change feels like a reinvention of yourself, and that can be scary. But it can also be exciting. I’m a …

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It’s The End of the Year Already?

I can’t believe its the end of the year already. This past year has brought so many new insights, revelations, learning, strength, friends, and more. Yearly Theme For some years now I have been creating a theme for each year, I decide what it will be in a moment of clarity before the new year comes. I discover what next …

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Celebrating Life

Death Can Be Confusing My Grandma passed away, and at first I didn’t know what to feel, I was in shock, I was at an Art Show when I found out, and I felt bad about living my life instead of mourning her death right away. But then I found out, when I went to her funeral, that she wanted …

Breaking Free

I’ve been looking over my collection of blog post drafts and ideas, and it truly is a collection, I have 57 notes in Evernote devoted to these drafts and ideas. “Why do I have so many?” you ask. Because I’ve been so afraid of revealing my whole self on my blog for so long that they just piled up. Plus …

Renovating, Redesigning and Creating

There are times in a business start-up that require change, lots of it, and right now I am in that process. It is a very exciting time, and very scary, because with change comes the unknown. But change needn’t be detrimental to your small business; change brings progress. Renovation With renovation comes growth, and with growth comes progress on dreams, …

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For Every Negative There Is A Positive

I’ve been taking College Algebra since the beginning of May, and I knew going into it that it’s not my best subject. When I was in high-school I had to take Algebra two times because I flunked it the first time. I went into this class with an open mind to learn new things and not to associate with the …