The Girl Then, The Woman Now

Often times I think of people from my past, wishing they could have known the woman I am now.

I used to be a girl who was constantly searching for something- searching for identity, happiness, and acceptance. Insecure and scared, I didn’t know where to turn- and I didn’t know the first step was to look within.

I think of relationships I could have strengthened, situations I could have handled differently, and opportunities that could have flourished.

However, if it wasn’t for the girl I was then, I wouldn’t be the woman I am now.

I had to learn a lot of lessons the hard way. I had to lose in order to gain, and I had to fall to rise even stronger.

I wouldn’t take back those things the girl then did, for today I’m the woman who can recognize all the good in my life. I’m a woman who no longer searches on the outside for happiness.

Although I can’t change the past, I can move forward and view life through a different lens- a lens that is a little older, a little wiser, and much more grateful.

About Kristin Fehrman

My name is Kristin Fehrman and I am a writer in Boston. I started my blog, Mindful in Style, to share my story with the hope of inspiring others to follow their dreams, discover their purpose, pursue their passions, and use their voice. This is my own story of living beautifully.
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2 Responses to The Girl Then, The Woman Now

  1. NoWineImFine says:

    Your messages resonate deeply. Thank you 🌸💕✨

    Liked by 1 person

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