when I just want to do big things

What is the purpose of life? What do I want to be known for? What will people say about me when I die? The profound, philosophical questions of life.  The ones that stop us in our tracks.  They cause us to second guess our next steps.  To look behind to find wisdom for what is […]

stop trying {to be the good girl}

We are taught to be good from childhood. So we strive to always be obedient.  Always do the ‘right’ thing. Always be nice.  Always be kind.  Be patient.  Be loyal.  Be honest… And we try.  We try to hold it all together.  We smile and grit our teeth when we get upset.  We keep it […]

when you’re tired of being the good girl

What do you do when you are tired of being the good girl? This pressure is always rising around us, and it can become suffocating when you feel like you are barely fitting in.  I tend to fit in pretty well when I am in a crowd of adults. They all praise me for what […]