But first, affirmations

I had always heard about people having daily affirmations, mantras they repeat to their reflection in the mirror every morning as they get ready, yet I had never realized how powerful having daily affirmations truly are until I adopted it. I recently read All about love: new visions, a book by feminist author bell hooks. […]

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Declutter 101

Why declutter? Because you’ll feel oh so accomplished. Speaking from experience, organizing your space creates a sense of peace, something we all need in this crazy life. Where to begin Looking at your living space and thinking about all the potential for organization can be overwhelming. The idea behind my decluttering methods are to compartmentalize […]

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2018 Goal Digger: Reaching your full potential in the New Year

Most of us make goals and resolutions going into the new year, it’s a tradition, and a really great one. Everyone looks at the new year as a fresh start, and why shouldn’t you? At the end of the day, resolutions are the result of us wanting to be the best versions of ourselves. It’s […]

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Staying positive in the light of negative news

With all the political, environmental, and emotional turmoil that hit the U.S in November of last year, I could hardly stand to listen to the news anymore. All news seemed like bad news: natural disasters, mass shootings, and offensive politicians were becoming mainstream. Raised in a family that works in the news industry, cutting it […]

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Thoughts on getting older

There are a lot of things that have been making me feel old lately. Disclaimer: I know that I’m still far from being old. But there still is a sense of getting older, something that I’m experiencing for the first time. So here I am, two weeks after graduating college, finally writing my thoughts on […]

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One day at a time

  In the doorway to my dad’s kitchen has always hung a sign that reads “one day at a time”. When I was young, I remember asking my dad on more than one occasion what that meant. And every time his answer would be “you’ll understand when you’re older”. Well as an 8 year old little […]

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Into the New Year: Leaving Negativity Behind

When I began to think about resolutions this year, I came up with a list of ways to be better. But the more I looked over the list the more I realized that a lot of things I want to change in my life have to deal with being more positive and self-loving.

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