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

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

Finding Purpose | Recognizing The Gifts You Have to Offer the World

“Put into the world what without you may never exist.” When you become more yourself, you’re becoming more of what the world needs. I often struggle with figuring out what it is exactly that I am here in this world to do. This post offers advice for those who are trying to become more themselves, find purpose, and navigate their existence in our world. Continue reading Finding Purpose | Recognizing The Gifts You Have to Offer the World

Be Intentional: Choosing When to Open the Door of Opportunity, and When to Keep it Shut

There is great value in intentionally filtering our opportunities, and knowing when to say ‘yes’ and when to say ‘no.’ Just because the opportunity is presented to you does not mean you have to take it every single time. Become an intentional decision-maker in life, and discover how choosing opportunities using intent can lead to a happier and healthier life. Continue reading Be Intentional: Choosing When to Open the Door of Opportunity, and When to Keep it Shut

Stop Overwhelming Yourself, You’re Allowed To Take A Break

Life gets overwhelming at times, and we allow stressors to build up until we hit a breaking point. It is okay to take a break from the task that is affecting our emotional well-being, in fact it is necessary. Learn about the value in taking a mental and physical break and how it can prepare you with the opportunity to refocus, recompose and continue forward. Continue reading Stop Overwhelming Yourself, You’re Allowed To Take A Break