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

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

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

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

When Your Body Confidence is Melting, But So Is Your Ice Cream

Summer is upon us, but I will never have that “summer bod” because of the sheer fact that I love ice cream far too much. I’ll eat healthy healthy healthy, and then “slip up” and kick myself in the butt for having a burger with fries. Can anyone else relate to this?! And now that summer is here I freak out because my “beach body” isn’t ready. Life is too short to worry about looking a certain way or missing out on summer indulgences because of trying to achieve a certain body image Continue reading When Your Body Confidence is Melting, But So Is Your Ice Cream

Find the Answer to Life’s Uncertainty and Silence The Doubt Echoing Within

When we experience a life transition that gap of uncertainty welcomes room for questioning and self-doubt. We ask others what they think we should do next, but you are the one that holds the answer to what the next step is. You just to have take a moment to be still. Continue reading Find the Answer to Life’s Uncertainty and Silence The Doubt Echoing Within