Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

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I was aimlessly scrolling through Pinterest tonight looking at pretty pastel wallpapers with quotes on them and I suddenly got inspired to write a blog post.

The particular quote that I saw read something like, “I decided to be happy because it’s good for my health,” and it was just so simple. I just kinda sat there dumbfounded for a minute or two.

There are so many times that we make happiness out to be this big giant thing that we’re all striving for and it seems like this impossible journey to get to be happy. Continue reading

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Just Be Yourself

Just Be Yourself

I hate calling this a “self love” post, cause that sounds so mushy. Let’s call a motivational post. It’s a confidence post! πŸ˜‰

I grew up in a relatively large family. My twin brother and I were the youngest of 8 kids. My older siblings, not all of them, but most of them, went through college and two of them now are very well established in their careers. There was always this indescribable pressure to live up to what they’d achieved.

But I’m just now learning that I don’t have to.

It’s great that they have all that stuff, that works for them.

But college, tedious levels of studying, a high-pressure job like an engineer and all that; it’s just not for me.

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