My Blog is Back… Starting A New Chapter

Why did I unexpectedly stop writing on my blog in May? I closed a door on my 7 year identity of being a university student and lost a sense of who I was and where I was going next. Chapters may finish, doors may close, and seasons come to an end, but within that journey we constantly move forward, experiencing growth, and eventually figure out the “what’s next?” Continue reading My Blog is Back… Starting A New Chapter

My Master’s Thesis Journey

Completing a master’s thesis was the most challenging yet rewarding experience I’ve had thus far in my life. I feel both proud and accomplished, but only a handful of people know that I actually wanted to drop out in my first semester, and every semester after that. In this post I open up about my three year journey toward completing a much anticipated academic milestone. Continue reading My Master’s Thesis Journey

Social Media Rules to Help Decrease Screen Time While at Home

Being stuck at home in isolation has increased my screen time by 28%! I catch myself scrolling through social media more mindlessly than ever. I decided it was time to set up social media rules to help decrease my screen time while at home during the pandemic. Find out the rules here! Continue reading Social Media Rules to Help Decrease Screen Time While at Home

Adapting to Our Current Reality by Staying Together Through the Unknowns

Our daily lives have shifted drastically within the matter of a month. I went from being at a concert to beginning the lifestyle known as “social distancing.” Anxiety, frustration, and sadness are flowing higher these days, but connecting with those around me and practicing gratitude makes these unknown times a little less scary. Continue reading Adapting to Our Current Reality by Staying Together Through the Unknowns

“Walk Your Walk…” A Lesson About Comparison Inspired By Michelle Obama

“Stop comparing yourself to the person walking ahead of you or behind you. Walk your walk,” said Former First Lady Michelle Obama during a conversation with Oprah Winfrey in Brooklyn, NY this past February. This quote captivated me and struck a cord so deep inside that I was inspired to write this blog post. We can follow the paths of others, but you can still walk your own walk on that same path. Continue reading “Walk Your Walk…” A Lesson About Comparison Inspired By Michelle Obama

Self-Love Series: Embracing Being Single and Trusting That Your Time Will Come

This same time last year I was writing a post about embracing my season of singleness and the lessons I learned along the way. After about six months of focusing on myself and practicing self-love, I met the man of my dreams. Embrace your season of singleness, focus on you, and your time to meet someone will come. Continue reading Self-Love Series: Embracing Being Single and Trusting That Your Time Will Come

The Conversation That Inspired Me to Open Up About Mental Health

Open up and let someone know that you’re struggling, because when you do, you find out they’ve got their own struggles too. This is my personal story about a friend whose ease and honesty while discussing mental health changed my own will and openness to share my personal story. Continue reading The Conversation That Inspired Me to Open Up About Mental Health