Author Archives: The Girl

We are stronger in the places that we’ve been broken.

Hardships and failures are our best teachers. We grow stronger by facing and overcoming them. The natural human response to pain is to run away from it. But some things we can’t hide from, and we inevitably have to deal … Continue reading

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Spending time worrying about something you cannot control is like making payments on a debt you will never owe.

Some of us will spend countless hours stressing over something or obsessing about an outcome that may or may not even happen. It’s an emotion fueled by fear and worrying is our way of coping. It takes up a lot … Continue reading

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A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

We find comfort in our daily routines, relationships and how our life is simply because it is what we know. It is our safe space, where we feel comfortable with who we are and how we have created our life. … Continue reading

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People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

People shouldn’t judge or criticize someone else for having the same flaws that they have. By doing so, it takes the focus off of themselves and onto someone else, creating a nice little buffer of cognitive dissonance. It’s easier for … Continue reading

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Danger is real but fear is a choice.

People often confuse fear with danger. Danger is very real, but fear is an emotional response to something that may or may not be real. Let’s take a look at their unique definitions. Danger: The possibility of suffering harm or … Continue reading

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Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

When you decide to act on seeking revenge on someone, you inevitably end up poisoning your own mind because you are so fixed on harming someone who has harmed you. Once that seed takes root in your mind and you … Continue reading

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A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships were built for.

This quote means that while it’s safe to stick to the familiar and known paths in life, truly living is so much more than that. Life is meant for adventure, developing meaningful relationships and learning about who you are and … Continue reading

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