Category: rise

exploring authenticity, i found optimism

authenticity has become such a buzzword.  often the term implies goodness, exemplifying the bright sides of our relationships/values/jobs/selves/etc.  and yet, shouldn’t it describe who we really are?   i mean, we are human.  we can be narcissistic, selfish, hurtful just as we can be…

expanding my horizons

i live paycheck to paycheck.  travel for me, like so many, is a luxury.  and yet, the more i travel, the more i realize it is an essential aspect of my personal growth.  so much so that it has caused me to rethink my…