My mamas will get this reference, dads you might too. Do y’all ever feel like 'sadness' from the movie Inside Out? “Obsessing over the weight of life’s problems.” The burden of your 9-5 job that you hate, the piles of laundry yet to be folded, the house yet to be cleaned, the broken dishwasher you … Continue reading Choose Joy.
I think it is easy to get so wrapped up in life, its demands, our to-do lists, the routines we are just so “used to,” that we forget that each and every thing in our lives is an absolute blessing. I think if we truly stopped and realized that everything from the most mundane to … Continue reading Gratitude is hard, but God makes it easy.
This nap was going to be different. I could feel it. White noise on, sleep sack on, paci in and about 4 more placed around the crib, and sweet, tired eyes in full effect. He went down quick, unlike the other two failed naps earlier that day. This was going to finally be it, the … Continue reading The nap that (almost) broke me.
The moment I stopped trying to be everything for everyone else, my life changed, my self perception changed, my anxiety decreased and I started to love who God created me to be.
I can experience true joy because I know what it feels like to experience deep sadness. I’ve been successful because of the many failures that have taught me so much. I know true love because of learning how to love myself. Struggling is unbelievably necessary for growth, for becoming who you want to be, for … Continue reading Appreciate The Struggle.
Life isn't perfect, but social media will tell us otherwise. Fame, fortune, the picture of perfection, this is something we see on our news-feeds daily... I think deep down we know that's not real life, but something inside of us wants that regardless if it is attainable or not. We feel guilty for not being … Continue reading It’s ok to not be ok.
Holy sh** you guys. We are so enough it's not even funny! Even on our worst days, we are more than enough. (And yes, I am talking to you). Self love is the most important love. If you do not love yourself, how on earth are you going to give your heart to someone else? … Continue reading You. Are. Enough.
Do the things that you are passionate about and do them often. If you base chasing your dreams off convenience, you may never get there, and why would you take that chance? There is influence, both internal and external, there are pros and cons to every situation, and then there is pure, heart thumping fiery … Continue reading Passion.
You know when you are little and you learned something new or discovered something for the very first time....wether it was blowing bubbles, tying your big girl shoes, reaching the other couch as you escape the imaginary lava below, or realizing what cute face makes your parents give you that extra scoop of ice cream...in … Continue reading What Is Love?
My name is Kelsey Hankins and I am 26 years old from Sunny South Florida. I am married to my high school sweetheart, best friend and incredible life partner, Branden (will you look at how handsome he is?!). Ladies, never settle for less than you deserve, your prince charming is out there, I promise you. … Continue reading A little bit about me.