Right things, wrong person.

https://youtu.be/5hGiUiMTHrI   (Written version below) It took some time for me to realize not all “bad” relationships come with bright red flags. Just because your significant other doesn’t cheat, or physically or verbally abuse you, doesn’t necessarily mean they aren’t wrong for you. I was recently involved with someone who played the part, if you … Continue reading Right things, wrong person.

The child who didn’t make “A” honor roll.

As a child I would excel in school. I was the fastest at mad minutes (yeah, I’m that old) and started writing mini-books at the age of 6. A year later I was asked to join the gifted program; my mother was proud. 7 years ago I had a beautiful baby boy. He is shy, … Continue reading The child who didn’t make “A” honor roll.

When your heart is torn; should you stay or go?

I cut ties quickly with someone I feel is not living up to what I deserve. My mother, sisters and friends had the same response every time: "You're so picky, Salina. You should've given him another chance. You're going to be single forever." I know what I like, what I don't and the qualities I … Continue reading When your heart is torn; should you stay or go?

Journey within the journey- the I-35 split.

Driving back from Austin, I realized a lot of people lose sight of the true purpose of a journey. I sat at a stand still in traffic (the ATX usual) and decided to roll down my windows to enjoy the beauty of the distant hill country, being forced to pause my journey back to DFW. I … Continue reading Journey within the journey- the I-35 split.

Back, back, to Cali, Cali–Yosemite

For my twenty something-th birthday, I had the privilege of exploring the beautiful Yosemite, California with a great hiking partner.  I'm obsessed with everything outdoors and am a big believer in caring for mental health before all else. I believe with my whole mind, heart and soul that nature has an amazing, refreshing impact on … Continue reading Back, back, to Cali, Cali–Yosemite

3 Reasons you need to Stay Single.

I don't mean forever...come on. This is for those afraid to be alone, jump from relationship to relationship with no time in between, in constant search for "the one"-- those whose grandma asks how long you're going to be single every time you talk. This is not a persuasion to become single, only reassurance and lessons … Continue reading 3 Reasons you need to Stay Single.