Don’t Compare

Just Be Real

Hello World and Happy Day My Friends

Yesterday a couple organizations that I follow on IG and whose blogs I follow, had a really big controversial comment debate about diversity, including everyone and how there are so many orgs that say they embrace diversity, are inclusive and believe in equality for everyone, yet their pages and what they post only show the “bright” side of things..

They never show the “real reality of things” they only show the fluff πŸ€”

And although I chose not to partake in the debate, I actually agree with the comments that were made πŸ™„

Social media does have a way of hiding the real deal and although I do not hide my feelings about anything on my page or in my blog, most do only show the fluff, leaving out the struggles and issues that we all face in life πŸ€” whether it be about van life, camping, hiking or whatever…

People tend to make things look like they are perfect when in all reality we know life isn’t perfect.. and no matter what there are struggles, breakdowns, breakups etc..πŸ™„

My point in all this is…

Don’t compare yourself to anyone, don’t hide who you really are and if you’re an organization that says that you embrace diversity then SHOW IT…

Say what you mean…

Mean what you say…

And when it comes to social media…

SHOW that you’re real don’t just talk about it…

Talk is cheap as we know and actions do speak louder than words…

So just be real people…

It’s not hard to do!!!

Ricci πŸ’•

People Will Be People

No Matter What You Say or Do

Hello World

“Sometimes it’s not the people that change… It’s their mask that falls off!” ~Unknown Author 

I’m not sure why it always amazes me when people act out of sorts… I’m always me and I’ve been the same all my life! Yet when people do a total 360Β° I tend to get shocked, surprised or totally thrown for a loop.. πŸ˜΅πŸ€”πŸ™„πŸ˜±

This morning as I was doing my morning reading, I came across the above quote and it hit me hard because I’m actually going through that with a couple people that live where I do.. I do believe that people come and go into our lives for a reason.. 

Whether it be for a lesson or for life yet I don’t understand how people can be one way one minute and flip like a coin the next… πŸ€”πŸ™„πŸ€”

My biggest pet peeve is a two-faced person.. Maybe it’s because I’m so up front.. Maybe it’s because I’m too trusting and see the best in everyone.. Maybe it’s because I have a huge heart and am a giver… Maybe it’s because I’m an adult and don’t sugar coat shit.. I’m NOT Willy Wonka… 😠😑😠…

I use to have no problem confronting someone and was never afraid of confrontation yet throughout the years I’ve learned that it’s not worth my peace of mind or energy to engage in high school he said she said nah nah nah nah nah games..Yet it still at times gets to me 😩

Moral of this story: People will be people no matter what we say or do… Just be yourself and walk away don’t let others negativity get to you!!!!

Have a beautiful day world πŸŒ»πŸ€—πŸŒ»

Ricci πŸ’•

True Friends Will Always Stay

Even If Your Far Away

Hello World,

The last 10 days has been incredible and amazing… 

Seeing friends that are actually family, that I’ve know for over 40 yrs yet haven’t seen since 1987 has been an incredible event in my life… 

Going back to the places I grew up, having flashbacks of the times I spent there from 5 yrs old to 29 yrs old brought up past emotions from when my mom passed in 1985 and even issues that I thought I had dealt with yet actually stuffed… 

Yet it truly was incredible and very much needed… β€πŸ‘¨β€β€β€πŸ‘¨

Being there and seeing old friends and making some new…truly helped me realize what should be important to you.. and it doesn’t matter if you’re together or apart… True Friends are family that stay in your heart.. and no matter where you go or what ever you do… True friends will always be right there for you!!!! 

Have a beautiful day my friends πŸŒ»πŸ€—πŸŒ»

Ricci πŸ’•

It’s Not About Who Follows You

It’s All About Who Is REAL

Hello World 😊🌻😊 
I always write a little bit about my quote each day…. Then I talk a little about my life and the difficulty I’m dealing with trying to get a van so I can honor my sons last wishes, spread his ashes and live my dream and ask for help with my gofundme campaign do I can honor my son and myself.

Today is different because a very good friend of mine pointed out and posted yesterday about just how phoney and full of crap a lot of her followers are and how many are here just to get a bunch of followers, likes and don’t truly read anything posted. It’s all about likes and how many followers they can get… And it made me think about how true that really is. 

I have a lot of followers on Instagram and on Facebook and I could care less how many followers I have because I don’t write or post my quotes because I want followers, I write because it helps me through each day and is helping me heal from losing my son. I write and post my quotes so I can help others that may be going through a difficult time in their lives. I write and post to ENGAGE with like minded people that are REAL with hopes that I can spread hope, love, kindness, motivation, inspiration and smiles to everyone that reads my page.

So I’ve decided to see just how many people are truly here for followers and who is truly here to help others and help make this hard world a little easier for whomever needs it… 

Our world is turning into an ugly place and if my writing and posts can help make our world a better place, I will do whatever it takes to do it and won’t stop until the day I die.

So continue to follow or delete me the choice is yours… Today I’m going to be deleting all of the BS out of my life and off of my social media and that means people too  because I’m here to help our world be a better place through love, light, strength, hope, belief, faith, smiles and to engage with those like me… Those that want the ugliness in our world to end and the ones that want to make others that are going through a hard time whether financially, physically, spiritually or emotionally know they are NOT alone!!! 

I hope most of you are here to do the same!!!!
❀❀ Ricci ❀❀