Posts tagged poetry
4 Ways to be Faithful and Fierce in the Face of Fear

we are all afraid of something, of many things. as human beings, fear is an instinct, a survival mechanism designed to protect us, but as we all know, it can also get in our way. read about my fears and the four ways i was able to fiercely and faithfully face them. 

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The Hopeful Romantic: 3 Reasons to Keep Your Hopes Up

Introducing the Hopeful Romantic! I get my hopes up every day. It turns out, a lot of us do. What I've learned through my conversations with others though is that most dreamers are actively trying to bring themselves back down to earth. Here are my three reasons why we should get our hopes up...and keep them there.

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Exhale, Self-Doubt: New Year, Better Ri

I have a little girl named Self Doubt who lives inside of me. I used to try to chase her down, but I've learned to love her rather than fight her. Learn about how I've changed my relationship to self-doubt through a short poem and love letter from my Self-Love to my Self-Doubt. 

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#TBT: Despite Everything, You Are A Rose

one of the best lessons my students and I engaged in involved Tupac Shakur's "The Rose That Grew From Concrete" metaphor. little did I know that this lesson would provide me with the framework to get through the toughest year of my life. learn about how this metaphor can help you and enjoy a spoken word piece by yours truly. 

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