The Critic Does Not Count

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.  The credit belongs to the man in the arena whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly…  Who knows the great […]

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Workout and Word of the Day: #68

Do you ever feel so overwhelmed and unsure about what kind of workout you should do that you just say, “f it, I’ll just start tomorrow.”  Or, “I’m totally starting on Monday!” That’s been me for the past few weeks and in my case it is because there are so many possibilities even without a […]

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The Wounds Hurt Us Into Healing

“This is our human dilemma.  We are attachers who must learn non-attachment, lovers who must learn to let go, and grievers who must learn the deep joy that underlies all grief.  So we patch our grief with proverbs, knowing that the patches barely cover our wounds.  The wounds themselves are precious.  They hurt us into […]

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My Filthy Mind

Originally posted on Living Out Loud:
My filthy mind tells me that I am never good enough.  It keeps me in a place of constant doubt and fear. Thoughts of self-defeat, loss, being victimized, and powerless. Filthy. My fears of failure are all fithy. That voice in my head that tells me I am too…

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Alana’s Art

A few days ago, a family friend asked me to show one of her friends some of my art.  I didn’t have any on my phone so I figured it would be easy for me to pull up my blog and find pictures of a few of my paintings, but to my surprise, it was […]

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Remember To Explore Your World

This holiday season has been more merry, warm, and bright because my sister is back in my life!  When we were apart it felt like a MAJOR part of my ❤ was missing. We have been going on many grand adventures.  Like last Thursday I picked her up late at night and she brought us […]

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Breakfast of a Bad-Girl 2.0

This morning Alleyjandra and I woke up earlier than usual because we are trying to be morning people.  I could hear the rain lightly tapping on my window and it made me want to stay snuggled up in bed.  Our day started at 4:30 am and I was able to stay in bed and read […]

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Thanksgiving Break To-Do-List

Hello My Friends! I have exactly a week off from school thanks to Thanksgiving break!  This week usually escapes me because it is always busy and time flies.  I want to start this week off with a game-plan so that I am efficient with my time and can get things done. Here is my Thanksgiving […]

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