A Letter To Myself When I’m Feeling Negative

Dear Self, Please shut your mouth. Your husband lost his job last year and so, you moved back home and found a part-time job while he was on unemployment. You received help from the government when it came to health insurance. And, yet, you still had a wedding. No, it wasn’t the most expensive wedding,…

My Husband And I Are Searching For Our Happiness

“It’s about $1,000 plus for an apartment in the north, so why don’t we look for places in the south?” my then-boyfriend asked me years ago. We were searching for jobs in Tennessee – because I always wanted to live there. So, he applied to a few jobs and boom, one day he got contacted,…

Corey Stevens: The True Inspiration

I walked into Starbucks to meet a 24-year-old battling cancer for the 8th time. With a smile on his face, he said, “Hey!” His mentality remained upbeat, which made me completely envious. He has a positive outlook despite his illness. At 13, everyone thought the lump in Corey Stevens’ arm was a fracture. No one knew it…

To The Guys Who Don’t Like To Cuddle

Whenever my boyfriend and I lounge around at night, I see it as an opportunity to cuddle. I love the sense of his big and strong arms around me. I feel protected and loved at the same time. And, at times, it can be too much for him on those nights he’s dead tired; he…

Getting Accustomed To New Surroundings

Being new in town can be quite frightening. Knowing that you cannot confide in anyone besides your significant other is frustrating, but you must work with what you have. My boyfriend and I moved to Tennessee a few days ago and we’re still get settled. Our parents, my brother and his friend joined us for…

I Met My Boyfriend On OkCupid, And I Am Proud Of It

By Hope Kumor Most people seem to think that logging online to find someone is downright pathetic. And, guess what? I used to be one of those people. I refused to believe I could meet “the one” or anyone worthwhile over the internet. I mean, who knows what lays behind that screen? You could be…

Which Would You Choose As Your Afternoon Snack? Cherries or Oreos?

(Which would you choose as your afternoon snack?) By Hope Kumor Cherries or Oreos?  So, your mouth is probably watering just eyeing this photo. You love oreos and could eat them every single day if possible. Sure, those puppies look great at first glance, but do you know how truly horrible oreos are for you?…

Inspiration.

So, are you in need of some inspiration and encouraging words? Are you having a hard time coping with what’s occurring in your life? Are you sad, unhappy and depressed and need some UPLIFTING? Well, I’m here to lift your spirits. If you need anything, e-mail: hopeandlove89@gmail.com I’d be more than happy to chat with…

Everything In Life Is Connected

Have you ever thought of life being intertwined? Everything you do somehow comes back to you. Everything in life is connected in some form. Maybe everything that I’m doing right now is relevant. Maybe my job is supposed to lead me into something bigger and greater. Maybe I’m supposed to learn and grow from this…

Embrace Who You Are!

It’s time to feel comfortable in your own skin. Stop putting yourself down so much. What do you like about yourself? Embrace Who You Are! Let’s be honest, not all of us can be a size two or look like Jillian Michaels (hello muscles!). But what we can do is accept who we are instead…

I Gave Online Dating A Second Chance

Hello dolls– So, if you haven’t noticed, what I’ve been doing lately is digging up old posts to share with you. I wanted to publish my favorite articles I previously wrote. I hope you’ll enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them! My next one is: I Gave Online Dating A Second Chance…

ACCEPTANCE

So, this is another one of my articles on TvGrapevine.com called: ACCEPTANCE. Let’s talk about Acceptance. Accepting a situation for what it is. You must learn to deal with it instead of dwelling and constantly complaining about it. What will bitching and continuously talking about it do? It will do nothing but bring you and…