What It’s Like To Write 480 Blog Posts In 480 Days

480 blog posts in 480 days

I woke up this morning and was a little curious. I don’t know why, but I wanted to know how many straight days I have been blogging for.  A few months ago I had surpassed a year. One year of blogging was initially my goal. I wanted to do something that was going to beRead more

How To Stop Wasting Your Life Away

stop wasting your life away

It’s Monday afternoon, and as I am sitting here at work, part of me is feeling empty. Not going to lie, I really don’t want to be here. While I love the company that I work for, the job itself has become far too repetitive and unfulfilling for me. I feel, though, as if IRead more

Today Was Just Another One Of Those Days

just another one of those days

A journal entry from Monday, August 19th. Today was simply just another one of those days…  As much as I try to focus on being positive and making the most out of every opportunity that I have in front of me, I am so far from perfect that it’s not even funny.  There are many,Read more

How Traveling Has Helped With My Depression

Traveling Has Helped With My Depression

Depression is something that I have had to deal with now for the last six years of my life. While I used to think that there was something wrong with me for being depressed, the truth of it is that depression is not a choice. It’s not like I just woke up one day andRead more

Optimism Is A Strength: The Power of Being Positive

optimism is a strength

Optimism is a strength. It’s a strength that we all possess, but one that very few make a priority in their lives. We all have the ability to wake up each and every morning and decide if we are wanting to focus on all that is right in our lives, or if we want toRead more

50 Motivational and Inspiring Quotes To Help You Achieve Success

quotes to help you achieve success

Sometimes all we need in life is that extra boost of motivation. Just that little extra “oomph” to keep us going when we feel like throwing in the towel.  It’s easy to set goals and have your sight fixated on your dreams, but we all know that it’s a lot easier to think about ourRead more

5 Ways To Stop Caring About What Others Think Of You

stop caring about what others think

Do you want to stop caring about what others think of you? Let’s face it, we love to be accepted at anything that we do in life. Being accepted makes us feel important, and there are very few things that we crave more than the feeling of being important. So much so, in fact, thatRead more

Feeling Lonely and Isolated

lonely and isolated

Being lonely sucks. It means that you have become isolated from the entire world around you. Your friends, your family, and any other relationship that you once called a strong one seems so distant to the strength that it once had.  Everybody is subject to feeling lonely and isolated at some point or another inRead more

Don’t Let Your Dreams Be Dreams

don't let your dreams be dreams

You got dreams that you want to achieve, right?  First of all, call them what you want. There are some (this used to be me) who wouldn’t call their dreams “dreams,” because let’s face it, that doesn’t sound macho or tough.  But, that’s what they are. A dream is any image, idea, emotion, or sensationRead more

Fear Lives Inside Of Us All, But It’s Time To Stop Living In Fear.

fear lives inside of us all

Fear lives inside of us all. Whether it is a fear of money, a fear of a job loss, a fear of committing to a plan, or even something as simple as a fear of failing, we all have something that we fear in life. It isn’t our fears themselves that prohibit us, though. It’sRead more