I took an unintentional break from posting this past week.

Dress: Thrifted (worn backwards) / Shoes: Steve Madden / Lipstick: Cyber by MAC / Rings: She's Unique & Loud Love Jewelry

It's actually been pretty awesome. I didn't make new year resolutions, but one thing I wanted to get into this year was reading. I've been reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho and I cannot put it down. I actually just started reading it two days ago and am just about finished. You really should go pick it up, it's an extremely thought provoking read.

As I've analyzed my life and the choices I've made thus far, it's become clear to me that I've done a lot of things backwards. You peep how I tied that into the title lol. Honestly tho I have, what I've also realized by doing those things backwards, is I'm exactly where I need to be today. Without my experiences I wouldn't be the person I am today.

Not to be super deep but, I think living for right now is like the bravest thing you can do. Think about how much time you spend worrying about the future or the past. All that energy could be spent living for today. I'm guilty of it, being so preoccupied with things I can't control, I don't realize how many experiences are passing me by today, or how many moments I won't get back that I didn't even realize were happening.

So lately I've been reminding myself that things are going to happen. Great things and not so great things. But hell that's life. I'm not going to rush it I'm just going to appreciate it. I'm going to be patient with it, because when things are suppose to happen for me, I won't be preoccupied with my past or my future. I will be ready to embrace and live in that moment in time. Food for thought...

PS...Yes, I'm wearing this dress backwards ;)