All posts by Celine Diaz

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Everyone Has a Story to Tell: What’s YOURS?

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs It's crazy because lately the events in my life have been pointing towards one thing: the importance of telling a story.I attended a musical last night titled "Right Here, Write Now" (fantastic use of talent to raise funds for a great cause, by the way) about a girl who felt like ...

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PURPOSE: Who Am I & Why Am I Here?

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsIt's easy to get caught up in the everyday routines of life. But somehow, beneath dragging our butts off to work, attending school, and tackling relationships, we lose sight of a question that often gets overshadowed by these distractions: Who am I and why am here?We search for our purpose.We want to ...

My Journey Through Clinical Depression

So here it is: The raw, unedited version of my story—the story of my journey through clinical depression. This is the story that inspired the creation of this entire blog. This is the story of the struggles I endured, and the triumph that God has had over my life. Ultimately, this is not a story ...

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Valentine’s Day: Let No One Go Unloved

"I am going to walk to the bridge. If one person smiles at me on the way, I will not jump." - Quote from The Bridge Unfortunately, the person who said those words did jump. No one smiled. A life was lost. I hate to be such a downer on the week of Valentine's Day, ...

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Forgiveness: The Final Form of Love

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs Once upon a time I was in a relationship with a great guy, who, till this day, is still an incredible person. But we were quite young at the time, and relationships at that age usually don't last. Ours didn't. But looking back on it now, I wouldn't have had it ...

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Feel Like You’ve Got Nothing to Offer? Don’t buy it.

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsOne of the most paralyzing things that prevent us from offering our gifts and talents is the belief that we do not have something valuable to offer.MY STRUGGLE ...For a long time my struggle with self-esteem was related to accepting that I was an introvert. Susan Cain explains it excellently in ...

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Life Lesson: Balance is Necessary!

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs These past two weeks since the new semester began have been CRAZY, scrambling to regain the rhythm of my new schedule and to resume the various commitments I've made. Honestly, although I tried my best to stay calm, I was borderline freaking out. No, I was freaking out. Not a day passed ...

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Ladies, Know What You’re Worth — & Don’t Settle for Less

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs A LONGING FOR LOVE ...The longing for companionship is strong and real for us women. Some of us are shyer to admit this than others, but nonetheless, it is what it is. Put simply: it feels good to love and to be loved. Who doesn’t want the assurance of belonging ‘exclusively’ ...

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One Brick at a Time

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs "I'm going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid."We all have ambitions, goals, and dreams, but too often we give up on them because it's easy to get overwhelmed. The irony is that the higher the prize, the harder it is to achieve. Many of us ...

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"Self-Appreciation" vs. "Self-Improvement"

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs While reading a magazine, I came across a tragic article about young women who committed suicide, despite being accomplished & successful. These women were highly driven and goal-oriented, with big dreams and great expectations. However, the constant desire for self-improvement left them feeling stressed, disillusioned, isolated, worthless, and disappointed that they could never be ...