Brianna Wiest, Thought Catalog

Brianna Wiest

Thought Catalog

Pennsylvania, United States

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Recent articles by Brianna:

This Is The Only Way To Truly Determine If Someone Is The ‘Love Of Your Life’

When you are growing up, everyone tells you that you will “just know” when you’ve met the person you’re going to be with forever. → Read More

Nobody Is Forcing You To Hold Onto Your Baggage But You

What’s holding you back more than anything is the self-belief that these things are true. → Read More

Why Some People Never Outgrow Their Childish Behaviors And End Up Completely Unhappy In Life

Something that you don’t learn about life until it’s often too late is that growth is not inevitable, it’s optional. → Read More

2019 Is The Year Of Shedding, 2020 Is The Year Of Becoming

In the process, you’ll find yourself removing everything that they once built. Habits that served them, belongings that they loved. → Read More

There’s A Difference Between Romantic And Attachment Love, And It Will Help You Figure Out So Many Relationships

There are many different types of love we experience in a lifetime. You know that the type of love you have for your parent isn’t the same you have for your partner. → Read More

The Most Obvious Thing About Super Successful People Is Also The One Nobody Tends To Notice

When you meet a successful leader, you will notice that they naturally have very high energy. → Read More

Jahlove Serrano Is An HIV+ Educator Whose Grassroots Activism Is Destroying The Shame Of Being Poz

When Jahlove Serrano was 16-years-old, he lost his virginity, and gained a diagnosis. Growing up in New York, Serrano said that condoms were “never a thought” when it came to safe sex p… → Read More

Living Well With Endometriosis: A Q&A With This EndoLife’s Jessica Duffin On What She’s Learned

When she realized how little information was available for holistic or alternative methods of treating Endometriosis, London-based writer and podcaster Jessica Duffin decided to make a media brand … → Read More

Your Past Self Should Be Your Competition, Your Future Self Should Be Your Hero

You are not only as good enough as you are better than someone else. → Read More

The Difference Between People Who Reject You And People Who Are Actually Toxic To You

Not everyone who rejects you is a bad person. → Read More

Why Jordanna Tucker Is No Longer Allowing Endometriosis To Define Her Life

For Jordanna Tucker, her Endometriosis diagnosis was as most women’s is: “drawn out and well overdue.” The 26-year-old Queensland native is now a graphic designer, and has put a l… → Read More

This Is The Dark Truth About Highly Ambitious People That Nobody Wants To Admit

They are characterized as heartless, but really, they are just trying to find their hearts. They are known for being singularly determined to build a big life, but they are really just trying to ha… → Read More

This Is How You Heal Your Deepest Trauma And Finally Start To Live Your Life Again

You can begin to use your body to help you heal. → Read More

How To Know You’ve Met A ‘Woundmate,’ Because They Feel Like A Soulmate But Turn Out Completely Different

When people are jaded by love, it is often because they have only ever been in a relationship with a woundmate, not someone who truly sees them, and is most compatible to them. → Read More

You Cannot Save Everyone, Nor Are You Meant To

The truth about wounded healers is that the person they most want to save is really just themselves. → Read More

How Hayley Ray’s Lifelong Struggle With Endometriosis Led Her To Coach Other Women Through Invisible Illnesses

For Hayley Ray, the first symptoms of Endometriosis started innocuously enough. By 12 or 13-years-old, she was experiencing increased bleeding during periods, clots, and cramping in her abdomen. Ev… → Read More

As Soon As You Master Where You Are, It’s Time To Move Onto The Next Thing

The uncomfortable truth is that if we are not working for something, we have stopped living entirely. → Read More

31 One-Sentence Reminders For When You Are Feeling Like You’re Not Quite Enough

Confidence is built from the outside in. → Read More

19 Things You Can Do In The Next Year That Can Change The Entire Course Of Your Life

Start devising a plan. If you don’t do it now, it will only get more challenging to uproot as the years go on. → Read More

Stop Rushing The Timing Of Your Life, You Do Not Have To Accomplish Everything You Dream Of This Year

Will it be any less blissful if you do not get to the top this year, but next? Or the year after? Of course not. → Read More