Why Is Life Hard?

Life is only hard if we make it that way.

Everything we experience derives from perspective. Nothing in life should ever be hard, but rather challenging. Challenges are there to wake us up to what we need to do to overcome the inevitable obstacles in life and improve ourselves. It’s up to you whether you want to face the challenges head on or look away. But if you look away, nothing ventured, nothing gained. And when nothing is gained, life is hard.

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Photo: Solo hiking adventures at McKinney Falls State Park in Austin, Texas.

 

 

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Handling Bad Days

We all have them and will continue to have them. Some days are more intense than others, but if we are prepared, we can handle “bad days” like a boss.

Bad days are days where we perceive, not experience, many things go “wrong” throughout the day. They have the ability to trigger us in many ways to the point of causing us to completely lose our shit, multiple times, by the end of the day.

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Blogging Milestones

Today marked my 200th blog post. Yay! I was also reminded of my 1 year anniversary with WordPress.com. Double Yay! And I’ve gained almost 400 followers. Triple Yay!

I wasn’t sure what to expect over the last year when I pulled out my credit card to pay for this blog but all I remember is that I was completely drunk off wine and I just wanted to write because a lot of weird things were happening to me and I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences.

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Grabbing Life By the Horns

I’m sure most people have heard this saying but how do you do it?

There’s no manual or easy way to know as everyone is on a different path in life.

For me, the best way to learn how to grab life by the horns is to get hit by them several times. This is not to say that you should allow yourself to get hit but when you do, think of the hit as an opportunity to further your step towards being a badass in life.

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Donating For A Great Cause

Lately, I’ve come to realize just how infinite money is and its never ending circulation.

Money, currency, cheddar, whatever you want to call it, is pure energy. It’s a wonderful and powerful tool that allows us to create the life we want to experience. However, it’s easy to get caught up in thinking that this type of tool is limited and that we never have enough.

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A Few Thoughts on Solo Traveling

I used to be afraid of traveling alone. I didn’t want to be seen as a loner and just the thought of having to explore on my own just seemed boring and very scary. Boy was I wrong.

Solo traveling makes me feel empowered and free. I can do whatever I want, whenever I want. I also learn to become more independent, get comfortable with being uncomfortable and develop courage along the way. To me, that’s next level badassery.

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