I've always been inspired by What I Wish I'd Known and took a little time to write some down for myself and for my children to read someday~
It gets easier.
You can have a lot of friends. Invest in the 3 closest ones. That's all you can handle.
Think positive. It really helps.
Be kind to yourself.
You are gorgeous.
You are smart.
You are creative.
"Write hard and clear about what hurts."~ Earnest Hemmingway
Listen to those who give you criticism like this: encourage, constructive criticism, then encourage. Everyone else doesn't matter.
You will feel more comfortable in your skin at 33 than at 23.
There will be people who don't like you. People you don't get along with. AND IT'S ALL GOOD.
Fear God. Not people.
Love God. Love people.
"You have enemies? That's good. That means you stood up for something, sometime in your life."
Decisions you make don't just affect you. Decisions affect those around you, too.
You don't know what you don't know.
When it hurts, forgive. Move on. Let it go.
The best red wine hands down is chianti.
The best white wine hands down is pinot grigio.
Happy pills got nothing on a hot bath with lavender epsom salts, a glass of either listed above and Miles Davis playing on the record player.
"You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will."~Stephen King
Your children will be mirrors of your soul: the best parts of you. The worst parts of you.
You don't sleep after you have kids. But you will again someday. Enjoy this moment in time.
Mean girls have mean girls. Nice girls have nice girls. So be nice.
You can let emotions rule you or logic rule you. It's good to have the perfect mix of both.
The best kind of food to cook takes a half hour or less.
Never stop learning.
Never stop reading.
As it turns out, it is about who you know. Not what you know.
Have joy and encouragement for everyone around you. Life is incredible this way.
“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” —Harriet Beecher Stowe