There’s A Little Turkey In All Of Us

Hey Everyone,

Happy Monday, I know Mondays are typically nothing to be excited but I still hope you all had a great day!

It’s almost Thanksgiving here in America and you we can officially let the Holiday season begin! Just like most of the world, The holidays are always my favorite time of the year. The magic is everywhere people literally sing in the streets!

The best part about this time of the year is that you get to spend it with family and friends and the people who mean the most to you!

To me, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because you get to express your love and thankfulness for each other! Its a time to reflect on the year and think about who and what you are thankful for. It’s not all about Turkey even though who could resist that much food!

Usually, I would post something like this on the actual holiday but for me, it was one of those Mondays I needed a little bit of optimism and thoughtfulness! Since this post is early I hope you all take the next few days to think about who and what you are thankful for!

For example:

I am thankful for every single one of my followers and readers, not only do I feel your love and support on a daily basis but you have become such good friends! Regardless of if we have ever met or ever will meet you all have become a huge part of my life! I wish you all a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

XOXO,

Michelle

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Hope Dies Last

Hello all you beautiful people!

Today has been a day filled with Dawson’s Creek, which is just a typical Saturday in my house. I sit down with a Diet coke and a bag of chips and mindlessly watch the screen that is just overflowing with 90’s teen angst. Okay so confession time I am absolutely in love with all of these fictional characters, if my friends are busy I turn on Dawson’s creek where I know all of my friends from the creek will be there smiling even though they are going through the absolute most dramatic and life-altering experiences that any teenager would go through, just 10 times more dramatic. But during this marathon I was indulging in I heard my favorite quote “hope dies last”. I always forget that this quote is in this show which just gives me even more reasons to love the show.

I am not sure why this quote is my favorite I think it’s because even though it sounds sorrowful it rings with optimism. It is one of those quotes that can be interpreted differently by each reader. I take it as everything could be going wrong but you maintain your hope! It’s like watching a sad movie you know the wife is sick but you keep on hoping that their love will miraculously heal her and they will walk off into the sunset holding hands as the screen fades to black, and you know that everything will be okay. But the majority of the time these types of movies don’t end like this. It doesn’t seem to matter to us we still keep this hope.

I think this is a very good lesson in the real world too. Did you all know that JK Rowling (the writer of Harry Potter) was a welfare mom who wrote the Harry Potter novels in here spare time, even though she got turned down from published after publisher, who said she will never make any money off of these books, she maintained hope that she would one day get her big break. Well, her hope paid off and now she is one of the wealthiest women in the UK. This can happen to you too!! All you have to do is follow your dreams and keep your hope.

No matter how many people tell you you can’t, remember that you can. Things may seem far off or even impossible, but you can do whatever you set you heart and mind on. I believe in all of you but most importantly you need to believe in you too. The first step to completing any goal is to believe that you can complete and accomplish the goal. So when you decide what it is you want to accomplish, believe you can and then do it!!

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