Falling for someone ultimately feels like you want to risk your emotions like you’ve never been hurt before. It’s embracing a child-like wonder about someone new and exploring them and the ways in which they can complement your life. But the best part is falling for someone after meeting in the least way imaginable and in the most unexpected of times.
This subject makes me feel as awkward as that photo pose. So let's pretend like there's nothing super awkward about it and listen to this...I was sitting across a new gal pal during happy hour recently and we were exchanging dating stories about guys we’ve met through lame dating apps.
Quick Intro: I’m a girl who loves Jesus, my close-knit family and friends and have a not-so-slight obsession with dogs, almond milk, and kale. I love pan dulce and I want Sean Spicer's job...but I need your help to actually get it.
There is the place where back when I was nowhere near being there, all I could think of was how to get there. It’s the feeling when I reach a milestone or encounter a significant point in my life. It’s the place I dreamt would give me a major boost of satisfaction – but it's a place I’ve come to think isn’t good enough.
Nicole is an awesome speaker and author, to say the least. The girl is passionate for Jesus and is a true women encourager aka your total woman who supports other women. Her love for the local church and passion to see the Gospel transform lives prompted her to move from LA to NYC, where she serves as Director of Liberty Foundation.
Each year around my birthday, I make it a point to jot down lessons learned from the previous year and what I anticipate the most going forward. Being that this is my last full week in my 20s, I’m feeling a bit nostalgic but so excited to welcome 30!
Every couple of months, I take time to reflect on what I’ve learned, how I’m evolving and what I need to improve on. It’s the way I’ve always been but the last few months required a bit more reflection as the year began to close.
It’s been a while since I posted anything on here so it’s good to be back. I’m writing this from my favorite little corner inside my favorite coffee shop, after days of having friends ask why I haven’t posted anything in weeks.
Heather Lindsey is gal on the go as a busy mom to two children, wife to Pastor Cornelius Lindsey of The Gathering Oasis in Atlanta, and founder of the Pinky Promise organization. She’s known for her straight-forward talk about relationships, among other reasons of course, which is how I found out about her on social media.
I’ve been thinking about this for a few months now because I see it often – women not supporting other women. It’s not a new issue, I know. In fact, it’s a simple concept, no? The one about cheering people on and being that woman that lifts other women.
The following is a writing entry originally published on a previous blog I had, dated December 12, 2013. I was clearly in my feelings about something here and while it's a few years old, I often revisit that post because it's one of my most sincerest pieces of writing.
Sometimes a girl needs to take a mental health day to catch a break from it all. Regardless of your commitment to your career and family, it’s vital to step back from time to time and be a little selfish to improve your well-being.
A few months ago, I realized how “sad” my life looked to others for being 29 and single. I didn’t know any one had an actual reason to pity me until a relative’s prying questions and hurtful comments...