• Vanessa commented on the post, applied 6 years, 8 months ago

    Applied, invested, involved. I took a leap and applied for a program that was a complete change in career and now couldn’t be happier. Great things happen when you take a leap and apply yourself in the direction that truly makes you happy. Somehow everything just starts falling into place.

  • Vanessa commented on the post, choose 6 years, 9 months ago

    Choose. Choice. That word has a lot of buzz these days. We think we have choice and freedom, but few of us actually use that liberty to find hapiness. Instead people wander around aimlessly and lost in self pity, wondering why things “happen” to them all the time. We have the choice to wallow or get out. We have the choice to be happy. Choose!

  • Vanessa commented on the post, catcher 7 years, 6 months ago

    Catcher. Of dreams, of thoughts, of love. I want to catch and hold these things for myself. Remind myself that they are always there and prevalent. They are the only constants in a world that is constantly […]

  • Vanessa commented on the post, residue 7 years, 6 months ago

    Residue. You might be far away, but there is some residue left that I can’t shake off. It clouds the back of my mind most days, but I just got an industrial strength cleaner and am about to start making it disappear.

  • Vanessa commented on the post, fixed 7 years, 6 months ago

    Fixed. Stuck. Stable. Reliable. Rigged. Fixed is such a solid word, yet can also mean cheating, like “that event was fixed!”. Our language is full of oxymorons.

  • Vanessa commented on the post, pageant 7 years, 6 months ago

    Pageant. Fake. Consuming the lives of so many young women, giving them fake ideals. Pre-teens getting botox and worrying about wrinkles. Focus on looks rather than the myriad of other things these girls can offer.

  • Vanessa commented on the post, duration 7 years, 7 months ago

    The span of time that you spend doing something. How long and action takes place. For the duration of my time on this planet, I want to inspire others, fill them with love and help them reach their full potential. […]