If I asked you, “What would you consider to be a successful life,” what would your answer be? Think about it for a moment. Next, imagine I asked you, “What makes you happy?” Think about your response to that as well, then compare both answers. They may be entirely different—and they most likely are. But… Continue reading Take Me Back to the Basics of Life
Photo by Jordan Antonacci"How do you feel about gender selection?" my dad asked my brother as we all gathered around the table eating an early dinner. It was the first hot day of Spring and the sun was still beaming hard. We sat in the backyard, our hair wet with chlorinated water and plates full… Continue reading “How do you feel about gender selection?” he asked.
Well, it looks like the Antonacci's spring break is officially coming to an end. Today, we make the 7 1/2 hour road trip back to Laguna Niguel from Flagstaff, with one last stop at the Grand Canyon along the way. Overall, the trip was A LOT more fun than I was expecting. To be honest,… Continue reading Trip to Las Vegas & The Grand Canyon!!!
For this post, I just wanted to share with you all some pictures of Spring Break with the Antonacci's so far. We got to Vegas late Friday night, and the place is crazy. This is my first time in Vegas, but everyone is saying it's crazier than usual because a bunch of fraternities are out here for… Continue reading Spring break in Vegas / Logandale
If I'm like Moonlight looking down on my world of green then you can be The Sun My dim silver haze could never amount to your shine To your bright and sunny rays If there's a purpose to my night could it be to balance our your light? Like two sides of one heart… Continue reading Poem: Without You, I’m Colorblind
Ephemeral (adj.) Lasting for a very short time. Existing only briefly. I hope you all are ready because this brief post is about to get far deeper than it needs to be. Ready? Cool. So, I don't know what my problem is, but I've always been obsessed with time. Time, time, time, tick, tick,… Continue reading Word of the Week: Ephemeral
Hey bloggers, readers, First, let me say that I understand none of this is easy. Depression isn't just sadness, it's an overwhelming feeling of dread and doom that weighs on you. It's a shadow over your world that sucks light from everything you love, and the life from you. In this post, I want to… Continue reading My top 4 tips for living with Depression
Disclaimer: Let me start this post off by saying that this is NOT me trying to bash my family. I am not pointing fingers, nor am I blaming anyone for the way I feel. If there’s anyone to blame, it’s myself. My insecurities, my mind, my problem. With that said, let’s begin. Whenever I write… Continue reading When you feel like you don’t fit in with your Family
She cut me cut me like diamonds She strung me strung me through a gold chain And around her neck she wore me night and day All night and day Night to day My heart shattered and sent thunder through the night Every tear that I cried rained into the sky Every drop of my… Continue reading Red was the Night #Poetry
The Art of Imperfection The word for this week is... Wabi-Sabi (n.) Japanese: At its heart, wabi-sabi is a way of viewing the world which encourages the acceptance of finding beauty in imperfections and making the most out of life. Wabi-sabi is "a way of life that appreciates and accepts complexity while at the same… Continue reading Word of the Week Wednesday: Wabi-Sabi