That's all there is to it. You've got to give life to your own dreams because no one else can.
Sometimes we can get discouraged by the present circumstances but we've got to keep our focus on our goals. Recently I've been studying for the GRE's (grad school exam) and I must admit it is quite scary/difficult. But after having a Debbie downer moment (yes I have those too) I realized that perhaps my study … Continue reading Daily Quotes of Splendor #13
The places that we go and the people that we surround ourselves with plays a major role in how our lives play out. If you are constantly surrounded by those who have the same mindset as you, they can help you to move forward. Those same people should be willing to motivate and propel you … Continue reading Daily Quotes of Splendor #9
One of the best ways to keep your visions going and your passions burning is by being around others who are on the same page as you. That doesn't mean everyone has to have the same exact vision as you. Rather, what it means is that the individuals around you are also on a path … Continue reading Daily Quotes of Splendor #6
One of my goals for the week is to refrain from overreacting. Often times we over analyze or over think everything without giving our minds time to truly realize what's at play. Think about the last tough situation you were in, now consider how you reacted automatically to it. Was that reaction that everything is … Continue reading Renew Your Mind: DONT PANIC!
There's always this part of me that is full of regret when it comes to my talent or creativity. I'll think to myself well I'll be damned folks like Keke Palmer are literally my age doing the things I've always desired to but I'm nowhere near their status. I really love and admire Keke by … Continue reading Are You Ok With the Struggle?
Imagine a life where you did not worry what others said about you. I mean like for real NOTHING anyone said could phase you. Now think about how much we criticize ourselves simply so that other people can tolerate us or accept us in this world. We go through great lengths to be treated right … Continue reading Focus Friday’s Post #5: Free Ya Mind
With all this access to information left, right, upside down and right side up, a lot of us can get swept up into the rug of panic at any given moment. Often times before we even consider what it actually going, we freak the f*ck out. Well I am here to tell you…I do the … Continue reading Focus Friday’s Post #4: Recharge Your Battery
Think back to the last time you went to the movies. After the theatre has run its 7,000 trailers back to back causing your assigned show to really start a whole 30 minutes after the time printed on your ticket, there is one more ad that pops up on the screen. As a matter of … Continue reading Focus Friday’s #3: Distracted…or Nah?
You ever wake up in the morning and think to yourself, “Man this bed feels so good. In fact, this is the best bed I’ve ever been in. The sheets so comfortable, so inviting. The pillow comforting and supportive.” By the time you are done obsessing with the beauty that exists within your bed, boom … Continue reading More to Life Monday Post #2: Don’t Stay Stuck
I can vividly recall the first time I was introduced to this concept of "dreams," and "passions." I was probably around 8 years old and was a 3rd grader at Palm Beach Public Elementary. My teacher passed out worksheets that asked us "What do you want to do when you grow up?" There were no … Continue reading Focus Fridays #2: Are You Living in Your Light or the Shadow of Others?