twenty three life lessons

  Trust that you are not lost during the transitionary periods of your life. Feel your feelings. Cry when you’re sad. Digest your frustration. Laugh knowing there’s no such thing as laughing too loud. If you want to foster more positivity in your life, try to cut back on  complaining. You may not even realize […]

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Summer birthday gift guide

Where are my summer babies at?! I might be biased, but I think it’s the best time of year to celebrate anything, especially a birthday. I can easily drum up memories of pool parties and popsicles, or running through the sprinklers in the back yard and eating ice cream cake. I’ve put together a guide […]

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Can’t handle the heat? Step away from the STEM

Being a woman is hard, and being a woman in the sciences is even harder. As a young girl who played in creeks, explored tide pools, and tried to save abandoned baby animals, I had no idea that challenges I would face as I pursued a career that followed those young interests. Through college I […]

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How to fight the “I can’t do this” feeling

Truth bomb: millennials have it hard. We’re coming out of college with more debt, there are fewer job opportunities, the price of living is unreasonably high, and let’s be honest, we’re left feeling unprepared for adulthood (adulting is hard, this book can help) The point is, many of us have felt the full weight of […]

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Behind the blogger

So what’s this blog about? I more or less would categorize this as a lifestyle blog. But not the kind of lifestyle that’s over glamorized and out of reach. This lifestyle is about self growth and self discovery. I want to be raw and real about the post grad life. I want to talk about […]

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Twenty-four, twenty-seven: Why Kauai should open our eyes this Earth Day

“Our entire reality has been shattered at the mercy of Mother Earth in a single day. This crisis has been humbling and eye opening beyond what I can attempt to place into words. How fragile our existence truly is and how much we take for granted.” – Claire Michelle About 27 inches of rain in […]

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