Tag Archive: inspiration

A Guide to Growing Up

  1. Don’t take school too seriously. There are so many more important things they don’t teach you in school. Like how do you comfort a person who’s lost a loved one? How… Continue reading

On Breathing Hopes

Did you become everything we have always hoped to be? If yes, then I’m proud of you. If not, I forgive you. I forgive us..

For the Mad and the Misfits

It’s so easy for the world, the reality, to discourage you and to say you can’t do it. Always go back to that moment that made you fall in love with what you wanna do. Make sure you are really grounded in what it is that you love, so when doubt seeps in, you can push it aside.

Ambivalence

There will be years when breathing comes close to breaking, when  home seems far from your own skin. Courage. Let the world get all you have until what’s left is only what you refuse to give away. You… Continue reading

Poems for People (Part 1)

In celebration of the National Arts Month and Valentine’s Day, I asked my friends to help me love better what I’ve always loved most: poetry. The game’s pretty simple: give me a word… Continue reading

Live Like a Flower

I hope some time within this year you wake up one fine morning and manage to tell yourself you’re proud of it all– the times when love that was right became wrong and… Continue reading

Brave Wishes for the New Year

In the coming year, I wish you will be brave. Whatever it is you have to do– chase a dream or make it wait, recollect or remember to forget, seek new loves or… Continue reading

To everyone I loved who left me, I thank you for the gift of poetry

To everyone I loved who left me, do not go back only to tell me you’re sorry. Apologies aren’t bandages and we are not fractured bones that will simply realign over time. We… Continue reading

The ABC of Positivity

Admire yourself Gravity is the force that attracts us all towards the center of the earth and you are beautiful. You really don’t need someone else to believe facts, You’re beautiful. Feel free… Continue reading

A LOVE LETTER FOR HUMANKIND

“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy – Dear human, You don’t have to have that grand plan. If your to-do list says all you have to do on a… Continue reading

Stars Know When It’s Time to Fall

“I’ll race you to Planet Earth,” one star said. “Let’s fall together,” the other star answered. That same night, the darkest of skies lit up and the Universe granted the world a wish… Continue reading

A Self-Portrait

Today at work, we were asked to draw a self-portrait and to write three things we like about ourselves. While the others drew pencil sketches and cartoonized versions of themselves paired with the… Continue reading

A GUIDE TO SELF-LOVE

    > So you chased the wrong dream and lost the right love. Let it hurt– again and again and again. Then be free. Repeat if necessary.

How to Wait for Nothing (A Step-by-Step Guide)

“And then, suddenly, something is over.” – Louise Glück – (This is for the girl who fell in love with a boy named Nothing.) How to Wait for Nothing (A Step-by-Step Guide) #1… Continue reading

In an Alternate Universe

In an alternate universe, I could be an astronaut discovering stars and having them named after me. Or maybe a lawyer handling cases all related to misogyny. In an alternate universe, I could… Continue reading