New Series: Mental Health Awareness Week!

"You cannot build a deep connection with someone who is disconnected from themselves." Yung Pueblo Series: Mental Health Awareness Week This week I am hosting a 5 day series on the blog for mental health awareness. Every night this week I am posting a new blog at 7pm central time! We will be discussing where…

The Top 8 Articles from The Honest Pursuit Archives–dating, self-care, and life lessons in faith and confidence

Written by: Lauren Michelle Smith Edited by: Rachele Blick  “Strive not to be a success, but to be of value.”  -Albert Einstein To celebrate the 4th year of writing for The Honest Pursuit, I want to share some of the most read articles on my blog. I have learned so much about God, myself, and how…

When Times Get Tough, We Pick Ourselves Back Up

"A REMINDER FOR TWENTY- TWENTY. you do not have to stay where you were planted; if you are withering in places that you have the potential to bloom, you owe it to yourself to uproot." ---s.r.w @srwpoetry Cover photo by Michelle Emelda. Hello my friends!  I know it has been a while since you've heard…

Let’s Talk About It: Identity

"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we should be and embracing who we are." --Brené Brown  (Cover image by Michelle Wingard) Identity (noun): a) sameness of essential or generic character in different instances  (Merriam-Webster) b) the fact of being who or what a person or thing is (Oxford) c)…