when the people cheer.

when the people cheer.

Cheer – CHi(ə)r/ verb : to cause (someone) to feel happier or more hopeful

For the past 5 months I have sat down to write multiple times, only to stop myself because the only thoughts that have come to mind are about how grateful I am in life currently.  I didn’t want to sound like a broken record, but on this rainy Friday the 13th it occurred to me that I should have no reason to stop myself for…

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The girl who fell in love.

Every time I sit down to write something, I ask myself what I’ve learned lately, what or who has affected me, what I want to change or what gratitude I want to give.  I continue to write from this unwavering optimist inside that at present stands strong…

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This will be the year of…

…believing in myself as much as I believe in others.

Pawo is the Tibetan word for “one who is brave, “in taking this honest look at our life…we have the potential to fully realize who we are, and from there offer our genuineness to the world.”

Last year I…

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Moments of impact.

For a girl with the word Optimist forever tattooed on her body, I have been quite the pessimist this past month.  That changes tonight though. It’s time to search for that girl who is genuinely happy for to find a lucky penny on the ground or is anxious…

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"All roads lead to Oz."

Dear Optimism,

I’m currently in the process of taking my own advice. Quitting my job that has generously gotten me through my first year in Seattle for a job that will benefit my end goal. Less pay, and less hours is a scary thing but so is passing up an…

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I realized that any adventure I ever took was out of spite, it was always more away from something than towards something and this had to change; not even necessarily the destination but definitely the route.

"Remember Who You Are"

Experiencing unrequited….anything…. is necessary.  It teaches you what you want and teaches you what you deserve.  It can make you incredibly thankful that you didn’t get what you want even if you figure that part out years later.  It’s the universe’s…

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A Post About Love.

“None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.”

I am an avid liker of people. I fall a little bit in love with every person I meet.

I want to start by stating the obvious. I’m full of sh*t when it comes to the subject of love and…

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