To The Person Who Changed My Life

To The Person Who Changed My Life

I am better because of you

Dear You,

I could have known you for my whole entire life, or just a week, and it still wouldn't matter, you would have still changed my life completely. You would have still taken a firm grasp on my soul and shaken me until I came alive again. It's hard to put into words how grateful I am to have met such an incredible human being as you, someone so loving, so caring, so willing to stand by a broken individual. You may not know it, or you may not understand it, but I am a better person today because I met you.

I didn't have to know you for long to know that you were going to change me. I didn't have to know you for long to know that you would awaken pieces of me that I didn't even know existed. I had been defeated and beaten down, and you lifted me up. You showed me what it was to have strength again. You showed me what it was to find happiness in every single day. You showed me that not only was I beautiful on the inside, but on the outside too, which I have such a hard time believing some days. You reminded me though, every single chance that you got, so that I would never forget.

As cliche as it sounds, you truly made me want to be a better person. You made me want to be more giving, more generous, more selfless. You made me want to reflect the way that you act, because you, in my eyes, epitomized the perfect human being. You made me want to learn how to fix myself, to tap into the depths of my soul that needed repair beyond belief, and you helped me brush off the cobwebs on the surface.

You helped me begin to fix myself. You helped me regain my trust that had been tossed away so long ago. You helped me feel what love really was, not what people say it is. You helped me when no one else wanted to. You helped me realize what it means to be a true friend. You helped me start my journey onto self-discovery, and I can never thank you enough for that.

As for you, you deserve the world, because you changed mine, and I can only hope I impacted yours half as much as you did mine. I love the person that you were, the person that you are, and the person that you will become tomorrow. I have yet to meet anyone else who has had such a profound impact on my life, and maybe I won't. Maybe you're my person. Maybe you're the person who is supposed to teach me all of the things I need to be taught, all the while letting me fly on my own. My heart is so amazingly full because of all of the lessons, memories, and emotions we have shared together throughout the time we have known each other.

It's safe to say that I don't know where I would be if I hadn't met you, and I am much, much better for that.

Thank you and all of my love,


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Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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10 Ways To Start Your Days Off Right By Bringing A Little Joy And Positivity Into Your Morning

"Listen to the birds sign a sweet morning song."


I'll be the first to admit, I'm not exactly what you would call a "morning person." That being said, I think it's high time I bring some joy into my mornings. I mean, life is beautiful, and by not enjoying mornings, I think I'm missing out on a potentially enjoyable part of life.

So if you want to start enjoying your mornings like me, here are ten things you might want to try doing to start your days off right.

1. Make a happy and healthy breakfast.


Make some toast, eggs, fruit, granola, or yogurt. OR, break out the bacon and have a good time. Any of those options sound like a good morning to me.

2. Drink a fresh cup of coffee (or tea).


For me, I don’t think anything could beat the smell of a coffee being made in the morning. So whether you’re into coffee or tea, use a nice warm drink as a way to bring a little joy into your mornings.

3. Smile when you wake up.


Start your morning with a good old-fashioned smile. Look in the mirror, look at how wonderfully made you are, and take a moment to smile and take that in.

4. Try to stay off of social media when you first wake up.


I know, it’s all too easy to become glued to your phone these days, BUT I think that’s a few moments of time away from it, and away from social media, can be a good way to stay positive in the mornings.

5. Journal your thoughts going into the day.


Take a pen, pencil, and a piece of paper, and take a moment to write down your thoughts, feelings, emotions, or anything else on your mind going into a new day.

6. Put on clothes that make you feel happy.


Put on whatever outfit makes you happy, whether that’s a cute sweater or a t-shirt. Wear something that makes you feel good.

7. Watch the sunrise.


OK, so I know you might not be able to do this every morning, but I think that watching the sunrise is the perfect way to start any day. What could be better than taking in all of these wonderful creations?

8. If you can, sit outside and enjoy our planet.


On that note, take some time to sit outside and enjoy the early morning and the world around you. Start your morning off with some time to really just sit back and take it all in.

9. Spend some time reading something you enjoy.


Grab a good book, a magazine, or whatever it is you might like to read. Take some time to clear your mind, and then fill it with lots of good writing.

10. Listen to the birds sign a sweet morning song.


Arguably my favorite thing on the list, I truly can see no downside to listening to the birds chirping away in the morning. If you can, take some time to listen to nature’s sweet morning song.

Hopefully you can try one of these tactics to brighten up your morning, and in turn, maybe even brighten up your whole day. We live in a wonderful world, and I think that it's time we start to recognize that.

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