I believe in empowerment, equality, and love.
I believe in slow days just as well as I believe in
days that don’t end until sunrise.
I believe that celebrating yourself shouldn’t be looked down upon.
I believe in showing off your superpower.
I believe in iced coffee and gin + tonics
and fresh squeezed lemonade.
I believe in honesty and I believe in kindness.
I believe that making every human feel valuable
and beautiful is my purpose.
I believe that story-telling is my medium.
I love to do my story-telling with
I believe in composition, style, design,
symmetry, lines, juxtaposition, and whimsy.
I believe in wearing your favorite outfit every day.
In wearing what makes you feel like your you-iest you.
I believe in rest.
I believe that making statements should be encouraged
and that boring should be punched in the face.
I believe in bold. In color. In eclectic and fresh.
I believe you can put your own spin on anything.
I believe in long talks over drinks or tacos,
spilling the good stuff, sharing the real, the best.
I believe in weird. With my whole heart,
I believe in weird.
I believe in the little voice inside of our mind
that tells us to keep going.
I believe that treating yourself is important.
I believe that loving yourself is a tremendous
journey–one that I’m always working on.
I think I am getting it and I hope you are too.
I believe in mental health days.
I believe in talking on the phone with loved ones.
And scheduling calls for others.
I believe that travel broadens my mind
more than anything else.
I believe that gratitude should always be
practiced more (I’m working on it).
I believe in sunshine through cabin windows
and sand beneath toes.
I believe in feeling deeply. And inner work.
And in growing as you can.
I believe I can fly.
I believe I can touch the sky.
Both metaphorically speaking, of course,
though I do wish I knew what it was like to
float/fly through a gigantic cloud.
I believe that the human connection is one
of the greatest gifts we’ll ever know.
I believe in trivia nights or game nights
with friends. As much as possible.
I believe in slowing down. I also
believe in cranking shit out.
(and sometimes I believe in cussing a little.)
I believe that a dog will always cheer me up.
Multiple dogs is even better.
I believe in getting lost in nature
and getting lost in big cities.
And I’ll always believe in coming home.