Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.
A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.
Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love.
Two things you will never have to chase: True friends & true love.
One of the best times for figuring out who you are & what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up.
Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.
Better to put your heart on the line, risk everything, and walk away with nothing than play it safe. Love is a lot of things, but “safe” isn’t one of them.
Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.
Single” is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.
Life isn’t meant to be lived perfectly…but merely to be LIVED. Boldly, wildly, beautifully, uncertainly, imperfectly, magically LIVED.
There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.
The more you go with the flow of life and surrender the outcome to God, and the less you seek constant clarity, the more you will find that fabulous things start to show up in your life.
There is never a moment when God is not in control. Relax! He’s got you covered.
Happily Single” is recognizing that you don’t need or want to be rescued from your life by a handsome prince because your life is pretty awesome, as is.
Happiness doesn’t have to be chased…it merely has to be chosen.
Sometimes when you lose your way, you find YOURSELF.
Realize that if a door closed, it’s because what was behind it wasn’t meant for you.
It’s OKAY to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.
Sometimes it takes a wrong turn to get you to the right place.
There’s something really cool about knowing that your destiny is SO big that you’re not meant to share it with anyone. At least not yet.
What we are waiting for is not as important as what happens to us while we are waiting. Trust the process.
Be a bit of a challenge not because you’re playing games but because you realize you’re worth the extra effort.
Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will.
When life brings you full circle, pay attention. There’s a lesson there.
Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no other reason than because you are YOU.
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.
There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.
Outer beauty pleases the EYE. Inner beauty captivates the HEART.
Maybe it’s NOT Maybelline. Maybe you were just born with it.
Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them.
Single |sin•gle| (adjective) – Too fabulous to settle.
You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.
To live, to TRULY live, we must be willing to RISK. To be nothing in order to find everything. To leap before we look.
Mean girls go far in high school. Kind women go far in LIFE.
Single” means you are brave enough to face the glorious unknown of the unaccompanied journey.
Sometimes a “mistake” can end up being the best decision you ever make.
She hasn’t got it all figured out…far from it, in fact.But she loves God and she loves to dance…and she’s her own “Better Half.”The bravest woman I know?She is the reason I do what I do.She is The Single Woman.She’s me…and she’s you.
The way you treat people who are in no position to help you, further you, or benefit you reveals the true state of your heart.
You don’t have to knock anyone off their game to win yours. It doesn’t build you up to tear others down.
We are not on this earth to just stand still & look pretty. The museums already have enough statues.
Always show kindness and love to others. Your words might be filling the empty places in someone’s heart.
If you’re still waiting for it, it mean you’re not yet ready for it…whatever “it” is…so stop looking at waiting as a punishment and start looking at it as preparation!
There is nothing that can happen TO you that can’t also happen FOR you…if you’ll let it.
The stretching of your faith is immediate pain that results in ultimate gain. It is in the waiting that we become who we are meant to be.
In the midst of our struggle to find out who we are, there are infinite possibilities for beauty, and hope, and wonder, and love.
Change starts with YOU. When you step up, you invite others to step up, too.
You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them…but still move on without them.
It makes no sense to try to extend a friendship that was only meant to be a season into a lifetime.
Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate.
It is necessary, and even vital, to set standards for your life and the people you allow in it.
Ten years from now, make sure you can say that you CHOSE your life, you didn’t SETTLE for it.
True strength is knowing that you don’t have to be strong every single second of the day.
It’s a lot harder to get someone OUT of your life than it is to let them IN, so please…be selective.
Don’t ignore the love you DO have in your life by focusing on the love you DON’T.
Stop inviting people who don’t celebrate you to your party! It’s YOUR life – you have the right to be exclusive.
If a man WANTS to be with you, he will make his actions clear. There won’t be any questions, murkiness, cloudiness, or fear.
You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really FEEL the loss.
If God closes a door AND a window, consider the fact that it might be time to build a whole new house.
Don’t pour a lifetime of effort into a seasonal relationship. Not everyone from the pilot belongs in the finale.
We can let go of the person or love or friendship without letting go of the lesson.
Breakups have a way of shaking us awake and helping us see what we really want vs. what we are willing to settle for.
If something on the inside is telling you that someone isn’t right for you, they’re NOT right for you, no matter how great they might look on paper. When it’s right for you, you will know. And when it’s not – it’s time to go.
Our friends have a way of reminding us of how fabulous we are when the rest of the world has forgotten.
Look around you at the people you spend the most time with and realize that your life can’t rise any higher than your friendships.
Keep your head up, your faith strong, and your eyes open for the little miracles all around you…because they are there, just waiting to be discovered.
Love shouldn’t require Windex to be clear. It either is or it isn’t.
The wonderful, beautiful thing that happens when you rid yourself of the things that don’t see your worth? You make space in your life for all the glorious things you deserve.
Your message, your ministry, your influence is built from your flaws. People relate to HUMANITY…not perfection.
When God requires us to surrender one dream, it’s because He wants to hand us a bigger and better one.
The things we don’t stress tend to turn out best. Trust and let go.
Red flags are moments of hesitation that determine our destination.
That’s the thing about fear. It can only hang around until faith enters the room, then it’s forced to flee.
God can turn your biggest flaws into your biggest cause.
To get over the past, you first have to accept that the past is over. No matter how many times you revisit it, analyze it, regret it, or sweat it…it’s over. It can hurt you no more.
Not everyone has to ride off into the sunset with a man. Some of us just want a tan.
A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.
When you are your own best friend, you don’t endlessly seek out relationships, friendships, and validation from the wrong sources because you realize that the only approval and validation you need is your own.
No matter how much you stress or obsess about the past or future, you can’t change either one. In the present is where your power lies.
There is no model, no actress, no Miss America contender that can outshine a happy, confident, secure woman.
Find yourself first…like yourself first…love yourself FIRST…& friendship & love will naturally find YOU.
She has to have four arms, four legs, four eyes, two hearts, and double the love. There is nothing “single” about a single mom.
Next time you hit a speed bump otherwise known as the age-old question “Why are you still single?” look ’em in the eye and say: “Because I’m too fabulous to settle.
Figure out what makes you laugh, and do more of it. Figure out what makes you cry, and do less of it.
Think about it this way: While being married is about becoming the WIFE you are meant to be, being single allows you to focus on becoming the WOMAN you were born to be.
A girl who truly knows herself is a girl that everybody else wants to know.
You’ve gotta love yourself enough to look INSIDE you & not BESIDE you for your joy, confidence, & self worth.
If you’ve been there, done that, gotten the t-shirt, isn’t it time to move on to a new destination? Don’t waste a lot of time stressing the “could have’s” – because if it should have, it would have!
Stand strong in your worth and don’t let anyone talk you out of it.
You’re beautiful, just the way you are. Shine on. And dare anyone to turn off the lights.
Loneliness is designed to help you discover who you are…and to stop looking outside yourself for your worth.
Here’s a little secret that’s going to save you a LOT of unnecessary grief in life. Are you ready? Your worth is not tied to any person.
It’s better to be a “misfit” than a “one-size-fits-all”!
When you refuse to settle for less than the best…the best tends to track you down.
If you want your life to be a five-star reality, you have to stop settling for a fast food mentality!
You have a destiny and a purpose that no one else on this earth can fulfill…and you have traveled a unique journey that has equipped you along the way with the tools you need to carry it out.
Here’s a glorious thought: You don’t have to settle. Ever. In life, in love, in your career…ANYWHERE!
It takes guts and bravery and heart to walk a mile in a single girl’s shoes. And sometimes a fabulous pedicure.
Anything in your life that’s acting as a security blanket is only smothering the person you were born to be.
When you live in the present, the past is forgotten & the future takes care of itself.
Don’t be afraid to be who you are, no matter who that person might be.
You WILL eventually become what you think. Whether you succeed or fail is determined in your mind long before we see it play out in real-time.
A positive attitude turns “I can’t & I won’t,” into “I have & I WILL!
Some steps need to be taken alone. It’s the only way to really figure out where you need to go and who you need to be.
You don’t need a significant other to lead a significant life.
Happiness begins with you. Not with your relationship, your friends, or your job. but with you.
Single ladies, we are not Damsels in Distress…we are Divas that Impress!
Happily Single is holding out for the best and letting go of the rest. It’s saying “I will and I can” to YOURSELF before you say “I do” to someone else.
Happily Single is permission to CHOOSE your life rather than having it handed to you, and it’s living life on your own terms instead of those that are expected of you.
Happy is still Happy, with or without the Ever After.
Not everything in life has to be about finding “The One.” Sometimes a girl just wants to have fun.
Single ladies, the only thing we need to be rescued from is the notion that we need to be rescued.
Never stop trying. Never stop believing. Never give up. Your day will come.
Love is a beautiful, wonderful, and even sacred thing, but until it arrives, shouldn’t we give ourselves permission to thrive?
Single moms: You are a doctor, a teacher, a nurse, a maid, a cook, a referee, a heroine, a provider, a defender, a protector, a true Superwoman. Wear your cape proudly.
Love people who hate you. Pray for people who have wronged you. It won’t just change their life…it’ll change yours.
TRUST that if they strayed from your path – they DO NOT belong there. Not everybody can go where you’re going.
You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.
Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness.
A girl who truly knows herself is a girl everybody else wants to know
An amazing thing happens when you stop seeking approval and validation: You find it. People are naturally drawn like magnets to those who know who they are and cannot be shaken!
It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.
You cannot ask someone to like you or love you more than you like or love yourself. YOU have to set the standard.
The only keeper of your happiness is you. Stop giving people the power to control your smile, your worth and your attitude.
The right one for you will move mountains to be with you – he won’t hide behind them.
You are not just waiting in vain. There is a purpose behind every delay.
Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible
So you’re a little weird? Work it! A little different? OWN it! Better to be a nerd than one of the herd!
Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical person that your are.