I’m not gonna lie…

I have been stuck in a depression that won’t go away.  It’s hard for me to believe and I hate it.  I’m tired of feeling exhausted, hurt, and drained when there is SO much more that I want to be doing.  When I’m stuck in this realm I feel like my spirit fades and I’m […]

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Happiness Project: Week One

We have made it through the first whole week of 2013 and I think it is going well so far. As we rang in the New Year, I also decided to embark on my “Happiness Project” adventure (sounds exciting, doesn’t it?). I am going to write a weekly update to show-off my progress and I […]

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FEELING GOOD ~Nina Simone

I adore Nina Simone. Birds flying high you know how I feel Sun in the sky you know how I feel Breeze driftin’ on by you know how I feel It’s a new dawn It’s a new day It’s a new life For me And I’m feeling good Fish in the sea you know how […]

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Maybe some wome…

Maybe some women aren’t meant to be tamed. Maybe they need to run free until they find someone just as wild to run with them. ~Carrie, Sex and the City I think it could be true… I think it could be ME. Peace, Joy, Love, ~Alana

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“There’s gonna …

“There’s gonna be stuff you’re gonna see. that’s gonna make it hard to smile in the future. But through whatever you see, through all the rain and the pain, you gotta keep your sense of humor. You gotta be able to smile through All this bullshit. REMEMBER THAT.” -Tupac   Words of Wisdom that helped […]

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Beyoncé – Love On Top

Hopefully someday someone will put MY Love on Top. Until then I can discover the Greatest Love within myself. When I went through my break-up last spring I was sad when I first heard this song then I thought I will just apply it to Myself. Then it became empowering. I Promise! I am NOT […]

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“Challenges mak…

“Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They’re what make the instrument stretch beyond the norm.” ~Cicely Tyson, an actress near and dear to my heart I know from my own experiences that this is true.  This journey of life is NOT for the faint of heart.  It is so […]

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HE ALOHA NO ‘O HONOLULU

As I was wishing friends and family a Happy New Year in Hawaiian; I was reminded of one of my favorite songs to dance Hula to. I agree Kona is Definitely the best. Peace, Joy, Love, ~Alana by Lot Kauwe He aloha nô `o Honolulu I ka ua Kûkalahale Ka nuku a`o Mâmala `Au a`e […]

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