It’s been a month since our first Futbol Fest opened the gate for the people of Richmond. The sound of laughter and curiousness still echo inside of me as I am sitting here and trying to pour my experience of this event on a piece of paper. Usually I’m good at that, making a text come to life with my words and make you as a reader almost feel like you were there with me.Read More
Here at Motivational Mondays you’re supposed to be inspired, almost like a fueling station for anyone to read and be motivated to continue being the best version of themselves. Since this is the 5th blog post for Motivational Mondays, I wanted to highlight the founder of Find Your Passion as we have celebrated five years since the launch.
We’re growing up thinking that the world is as big as the size of our schoolyard and when that one person in ninth grade didn’t like us back, we instantly thought that no one ever would. How those small fragment of moments seem so irrelevant now when we’re older with a bigger perspective on things. Because a part of me wants to go back to that girl in ninth grade, take a piece of my shirt and wipe her tears.Read More
Have you ever been told to stay strong when you seem sad or going through a difficult time in your life? As if being strong means to not show the many questions you’re battling with internally? Sometimes we forget that we all have imperfections and weaknesses, and when everyone around us constantly pushing us to stay strong we assume that means to put on a front that hides what we are truly feeling within. This is a natural assumption based off of how society has led us to believe that strength lies in the appearance of seeming unphased in times of struggle.
To create a beautiful painting you need a lot of tools, and also a lot of time, right? Your painting will change direction numerous times, and often times start over from scratch. Sometimes you may have the desire to throw your project away and never see it again. And that’s okay, it’s all apart of the process to go from idea to execution, from a blank canvas to a colorful and majestic piece of art.
Although you have always been told that time doesn’t stop for anyone, you seem to either be stuck in the past or longing for the future, absent from the present and allowing time to escape through the back door. But when you are too caught up in your memories or imagining a life for yourself later on, you’re missing out on the little things; the seconds that turned into minutes, that later turned into days, weeks, and years. You’ll look back and realize that your life happened somewhere in between your faded photographs and the empty memory card you were planning to fill up.