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11 Things I’ve Learned As a 20 Something

11 Things I’ve Learned As a 20 Something

I’ve been told that the 20’s are the hardest years to get through as a woman. It’s the stage where most women find their first love, go to college, and experience real autonomy for the first time. It’s the time in life where being on your own is both wonderful and lonely; exhilarating and exhausting. Being a 20 something can be downright complicated.

My Mission to Stop Buying New For One Year: Part 1

My Mission to Stop Buying New For One Year: Part 1

We live in a time where we have more than enough. That’s not a surprise to us – we’re not afraid to admit we have too much stuff. Most of the time, that stuff can’t even be seen. We put it under our beds or […]

Why It’s Important to Give Before You Get

Why It’s Important to Give Before You Get

We look forward to the holidays because they are a time in which we imagine ourselves relaxing, drinking cocoa, and unwrapping gifts. We all know when the day comes, it rarely feels like a stress-free storybook unfolding and we end up with more stuff than we started. When the season of getting and giving is upon us, we don’t usually think about preparing our homes and selves for what that means before the big day arrives.

The Struggle Between Giving Up and Letting Go

The Struggle Between Giving Up and Letting Go

As young people, we’re told giving up is bad. At some point, we learn there is a delicate struggle between giving up and letting go. When we’re older, we’re faced with the idea that maybe giving up isn’t something to dread. Maybe giving up is […]

Why We Should Treat Every Day Like the New Year

Why We Should Treat Every Day Like the New Year

A new year symbolizes different things for each of us.  For some of us, a new year gives us the inspiration to lose weight; to call family more often; to finally clean out the closet.  What happens every year when it comes to our New […]

3 Telltale Signs It’s Time to Pursue Your Passion

3 Telltale Signs It’s Time to Pursue Your Passion

With so many areas of our lives taking our attention away from where we would rather spend our time and energy, it can be hard to simply find the time to do what we are passionate about; the things that give us those weird belly feelings.

Why Imagination Isn’t Just Kids Play

Why Imagination Isn’t Just Kids Play

Using your imagination can be seen as synonymous with daydreaming or having your head in the clouds. But imagination can be useful in the day to day, long and short term. Here’s why imagination isn’t just for kids.

What Stranger Things Can Teach Us About Fear

What Stranger Things Can Teach Us About Fear

While the Goonies feel of Stranger Things is enough to make you reminisce about the times you and your friends did things mom and dad never knew about, it also brings up thoughts and feelings that we can all relate to when it comes to what we fear most: the unknown.

I Have Confidence In Me

I Have Confidence In Me

One of my favorite musicals is the Sound of Music. The most compelling aspects of the film is Maria’s journey through confidence. Like us, Maria reaches a point where she has to decide if she will face her fear or turn back.

5 Things to Remember for Staying Motivated

5 Things to Remember for Staying Motivated

Most of us are always looking for different ways of staying motivated. With work and school and all other things that inundate our lives on a daily basis, it’s no wonder we give up on side projects and hobbies for Netflix. I am guilty of […]