The other day while waiting to order my coffee I heard a woman apologize three times for ordering decaf, which was out, meaning that the staff had to make a fresh pot. The way she carried herself and repeatedly apologized made me angry, uncomfortable, and annoyed. Her body language screamed, I am so not worth […]Read more "Apology not accepted"
Hello loves! I have been writing up a storm (off the blog) and thought I would share this little snippet today: They say we meet everyone in our life for a reason. I remember the exact moment I whole-heartedly believed this statement. We were sitting in a restaurant, my new friend Kelly and I. Sweaty palmed […]Read more "I can’t seem to say it enough"
This You Are Beautiful encounter literally brought tears to my eyes. Four generations of strong, beautiful women The few moments I spent with these women reminded me how important it is to teach your children to love themselves. Self confidence starts at home. Children watch, listen, and learn from their parents. Ultimately, this helps the […]Read more "Self Confidence Starts at Home"
Happy Hump Day to you! Remember how I told you that I am on a mission? Well, it has become my most favorite thing to do. I am proud to say that on my Thanksgiving vacation I was able to spread a little You Are Beautiful love to San Diego. I like to call this […]Read more "SF & SD, You are beautiful !"
If you could write your younger self a letter, what would you say? I would say this: Hello darling, I know things are really hard right now. Stay strong, keep smiling, and don’t give up… I promise life gets better. Life also gets worse too… but, it’s nothing you can’t handle. Don’t skip all […]Read more "What would you say to your younger self?"
I finally saw The Help a few days ago and absolutely loved this scene. I think everyone could tell themselves and others that they are smart, beautiful, worthy, strong, kind, witty, and/or totally freakin awesome more often! I spent months years of my life worrying about what I wasn’t and putting myself down. We really […]Read more "Repeat after me…"
My beautiful friend is celebrating her birthday by running her first 1/2 marathon today!!!! Can you think of a better way to celebrate yourself?! I sure can’t. JS- if you’re reading this, I hope you know how incredibly proud of you I am. Your first 1/2!!! You are an inspiration to me in so many […]Read more "You go, birthday girl!"