Prayers and Patience

Hey Everyone, Is it just me or have I been slacking quite a bit on putting out new content? One of these days I’ll get into a routine and write consistently.  Life is finally starting to slow down a bit and man, am I happy about it. I figured it was about time I put up…

Dessert First Please!

Hi, Friends! It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything because life has been so so crazy. Can you all believe that I’ve been to 6 weddings this year??? 6, and I’m still not done with two more to go. Let’s just say that between bridal showers, bachelorette parties, weddings, and other life events the busy life…

With Every Age Comes New Lessons

Who knew that getting closer to 30 would be such a rollercoaster of emotions. I know for many, 28 still seems extremely young, and it is, but if you’re like me you over think pretty everything and reflect on all you still want to do. I know, I know I have plenty of time to…

Hidden Gems: HoiTea ToiTea

Hidden Gems: HoiTea ToiTea If you want to talk about a cute place to grab a cup of tea, look no further. I mean, HoiTea ToiTea? The name alone is clever and perfect and I LOVE it. Anyway, HoiTea ToiTea in Broad Ripple is here, and man am I happy about it. Coffee used to…

Timing is Everything, but Everyone has Different Timing

While scrolling through my timeline like I do most days; I came across two articles within 2 minutes of each other that were really disturbing to me. One was titled “This is the Best Age to Get Married, If you want to Avoid Divorce” the other “There’s No Rush: Science Says the Best Age to…

Musicians Focusing on Positivity: JC aka Triple Threat

Many artist know from a young age that they want to go into the music industry. What happens when the music starts off as a hobby though? JC also known as Triple Threat has an inspiring story which led him to a music career. An NFL hopeful turned singer/rapper, JC took what could have been…

What it’s Really Like Dealing With High-Functioning Depression

This post was originally posted on The Huffington Post.  “Honestly, my depression has been so bad lately. I’m just really good at hiding it.”   Many people would have a hard time believing that the above words are some I sent to a friend just last week. If you look at my social media you’ll…

This Is Us: 5 Reasons I Love This Show

So I’m sure everyone’s timelines have been buzzing about a newer NBC show titled “This Is Us.” Every Tuesday fans hop on their phones, computers, and tablets and talk about how amazing the show is and the endless amount of tears it brings. I am one of those people and don’t feel bad about it….

The Concept of Letting Go

Letting things go is a concept, that in some cases I struggle with. It’s one of those things that is truly situational and I have to really asses, and sometimes reassess if letting go is the best answer. If you really know me, then you know I self-reflect all of the time. I had a…

Hidden Gems: Quills Coffee

Hi friends, Remember a long, long time ago when I wanted to do posts about some of my favorite places to eat/drink in Indy? Probably not, since it was seriously months ago, but here I am again with a new spot to talk about. Coffee! Coffee! Coffee! Most of us need all the caffeine all…

Out With The Old In With The New: Lessons Learned in 2016

The title is very cliché, I know, but bear with me. 2016 was a world wind of a year for me and I would say many others as well. From a crazy, entertaining, yet sometimes scary election to many of our beloved entertainers passing on, 2016 was a year we will never forget. On a…

The Importance of Friendship

Friendship: -The emotions or conduct of friends; the state of being friends -A state of mutual trust and support between allied nations. -A relationship between friends I have had many friends throughout my life and for each one I am very grateful. At a young age we are taught how to “make” friends. Which in…

Anxious Heart — Day To Day With Anxiety

Original piece on Huffington Post  While social media can get under my skin at times I acknowledge that these platforms can have a positive impact on the world; with the correct dialogue of course. Since my first post I have decided to talk about mental illness as a whole, universal issue this time. This does…

A Day at the Park

The title of this one sounds like a children’s book doesn’t it? Maybe I’ll add that to my list of goals…Jalysa King – Author of Children’s books! Anyway, back on topic! Fall!!! Autumn is my favorite season and always has been. I love everything about  it from the clothing, bonfires, football season (I barely watch all…

Time Will Reveal

I think DeBarge has a song with this title from the 80s, but this post isn’t about good rnb music. This post is about living in the current moment and letting life play out. It is about using our time wisely. When we are younger we are often told that although we may not see…

Lucky Number…27?

I think the real term is lucky number 7, right? For me, I think 27 will be a number that I will always remember. I celebrated being brought into this crazy, scary, beautiful world 27 years ago yesterday. 8.13.89 was the day this little ball of energy and sass made her very dramatic entrance(from what…

Love at First Sight : Why I believe in Love, Fate, and Timing

I was thinking about timing, and how I always say everything happens for a reason. I recently wrote a post about being a 26 year old and single. The response was great, and many advised that I am doing the right thing. Not settling, but waiting for the “right” person to spend life with. This…

Living the Life..The Lake Life

80 degree weather, sunshine, good tunes, and great company? That is exactly what my weekend consisted of not too long ago. I headed to Heritage Lake with some of my favorite people and it was a blast. We took the boat out and got as much vitamin D one could ask for. Clear blue skies,…

When is it Time to Walk Away?

How much time and effort can you put into something until you decide; maybe it’s just not worth it anymore? Hours and hours chasing after something that seems so perfect, but in reality maybe not all you’ve hyped it up to be. When is it time to realize that somethings just don’t change? No matter…