How To Improve Your Self Love

Self Love. Another one of those buzz words we hear floating around, but one of the things I want to do is not simply use the words as a fad- but actively take steps to improve the way I feel about myself. When things don’t go our way, relationships fail or we don’t get that…

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Don’t Wait Till You’re Old & Grey To Forgive Yourself

One of my goals in 2022, is to continue with a personal journal consistently. This time around, I chose to go the route of using prompts; the self searching kind. One of the questions which recently came up, was What 3 things do you need to forgive yourself for? You can imagine that not only…

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I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me About Pt 6: Soul Mates

It’s engrained in us from a young age, the Prince and the princess find each other and stroll off into the sunset. The idea is lovely. Roses and petals maybe even some glitter and fireworks. Or like others claim, a jolt to the chest or electricity. But is that really how it works? Or is…

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RnR 2021 Gratitude Recap

2022 is finally closing in on us and though it already feels like 2020 2.0; one of the things we don’t want to do is shift the focus from the things we’ve lost and zero in on what we do have. It’s important to take the time to be grateful for the little things in…

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Water

I delay stepping into the shower, all because I don’t want to wash you off of my skin, Your lingering smell, light touches and soft kisses,The bite mark on my neck and the trace of your fingers around my collarbone, As the water runs down my back, I think of your fingers that only just…

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How Do We Practice Self-Care?

Self care, self care, self care- the word is constantly floating around all over the internet; it can take on many different forms for many different people. For some it’s far closer to the definition of the word and for others, it’s basically shutting away the worries of the world and giving yourself space. At…

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Like No One Else

I look forward to knowing each crinckle in your nose,I look forward to all the noises you make when you sleep,To the particular way you like your breakfast in the morning,I look forward to the way you stamp your feet when you get in from outside,I want to know you like no one else, I…

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Laughter

I forgot what it felt like,to laugh,Not a low chuckle on your own,Or a small smile stretching across your face,A deep, body contorting laugh, A laugh shared with someone else,One that is felt so acutely, tears expel from your body,Laughter where you actually feel your mood lifting,Changing your chemicals,Transforming the composition in your veins,I forgot…

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Moody

Struggling to balance my head and my heart, Feeling tired, overwhelmed and cooped up, Floating, suspended in my thoughts and feelings, Not sure if I’m going up or down, Knowing the feelings will disappear in time, But sinking deeper and deeper into them, Thinking thoughts normally not my own, Who is this negative person, I…

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Words To Swallow

I look at you and feel an overwhelming rush of emotions,So many words I wish I could say, But they all pile up in my throat,Bubbling, churning and flipping over inside me, This is literally my deepest fear,Taking a chance and saying how I feel,Opening myself up, being vulnerable,How can I let you know just…

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