Just Get Over It Already

Move on, count your losses, count your blessings, better to have loved (liked) and lost than never to have loved (liked) at all, get over it, there’s plenty of fish in the sea, blah blah blah whatever else I’m tired of trying to tell myself. Since this blog is about my life and how I’m…

Perspective: Entitlement vs Gratitude

Here’s how I’m seeing things currently:  My apartment does not have central AC in Florida, I don’t get paid what I deserve, I was just told by my landlady that she’s selling my place, I have to take medications every day to be at a base level of happy, I go to bed alone, I’m…

Why I choose gratitude

This is only my second mobile post so forgive the brevity. I have a point I want to make though!  A sorority sister,  who I haven’t spoken to in 10-ish years, messaged me on Facebook last night and it just floored me.  “Hey Jessie! I know we haven’t talked in a while but i like…

The Flaw Finder

Learning While Adventuring When I said that my trip was “eye-opening” in my previous post, I was referring to a few experiences, this one in particular.  Let me explain. Things that I know about myself:  I can be pushy/bossy/stubborn/whatever you want to call it.  I can also be overly helpful when mayyyyybe someone didn’t even…

Biggest Lessons in Traveling Solo

Lesson One – Solo is not for me This may sound like a cop out but the biggest lesson I learned during my travels is that I prefer not to travel solo. **Let me preface this by saying that I’ve fluctuated between the independent and codependent behaviors since I was a kid.  It changes, I’m not…

Adventuring for the Introvert – My First Solo Trip

Whew!  I made it!  I am back in the swamp lands of Florida, just in time for tropical storm/tropical depression/hurricane Hermine, whatever she’s been upgraded-downgraded to now. I won’t go into details in this post, I’m still exhausted, but I wanted to let y’all know that I survived my very first solo vacation!!!  I was…