Behind all of the sparkly outfits, champagne toasts, and repetitive Instagram captions, we all have our own feelings about the start of a new year. Some people are excited. Others are full of dread. There’s regret, optimism, anxiety, hope, pressure. Our society puts a lot of emphasis on the beginning of a new calendar year.…… Continue reading New Year: New Me? The “Why” Behind Resolutions That Creates or Crushes Success
See also: Propel Women What have you told yourself about who you are today? I don’t know about you, but when I pause to think about what I “speak” over myself on a regular basis, I cringe at the harshness. I am not talking about audible words, although those can also be just as degrading. I…… Continue reading Are You Nice To You?
I recently sat down with a mentor of mine and my first words were “I want to be myself. But I don’t know how to do that.” I don’t think I even know who I am After listening to me affirm confusion by trying to explain myself in 1928 different ways, he asked: “Do you think…… Continue reading How To Figure Out Who You Really Are
I suppose I do have a pretty dramatic story for a 25 year-old. A lot of people are surprised by it, others have an oh-now-it-makes-sense reaction (that sometimes escapes their mind in awkward word vomit). These days those reactions amuse me, especially the latter. I love the way Jesus has made a fool of what…… Continue reading If My Life Story Isn’t Dramatic, Is It Still Important?
“How’s your love life?” What a great question… Said no single person ever. I mean come on, it’s awkward enough to answer when you are in a relationship. You might as well just add a slap in the face if you’re single. Translation: How many dates have you not been on? How many people don’t want you? If the only…… Continue reading The Single Disease
I love music, and I am a lyrics freak. This means that when I hear a song my mind automatically zeroes in on the lyrics, not the beat. If I cannot pick them up immediately I Google them. And then, cue psychoanalysis. Why is she singing that? Does he really believe what he is saying…… Continue reading Waiting For Love
“…for we walk by faith, not by sight” 2 Corinthians 5:7 Other translations of this verse say “the righteous walk by faith, not by sight” Notice that “we” and “the righteous” are interchangeable. What? I don’t know about you, but righteous would NOT be the word I (or anyone who knows me) would choose in the…… Continue reading Jesus Called Me Righteous?