Through the eyes of an avid bird watcher

April 5th, 2019   I picked up Jess Drolet, a hobbyist bird watcher and biology major with an intended focus in ornithology at the Community College of Rhode Island, at her apartment in Providence. She greeted me with her usual friendly smile, climbing into my passenger seat wearing all black aside from neon yellow shoes, […]

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Advice from the career women of Hearst

At the end of March, I had the incredible opportunity to meet with just a few of many amazing career women who work at Hearst Tower in NYC! Hearst is a media and communications company that owns magazines, television stations, and radio stations all around the U.S (think: Cosmopolitan, Oprah Magazine, Good housekeeping). Their headquarters […]

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Words of Wisdom from Michelle Obama

The beginning of April marks the end of Women’s History Month, which has inspired me to dig back through some notes I took while reading Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.  I felt so moved and inspired by much of what Michelle shared. I tried to keep a pencil near by when reading or would dog ear pages […]

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Providence Restaurant Picks

Brunch Vegan The Grange Located on Broadway in Federal Hill, the Grange is an all vegetarian eatery! They describe themselves as casual fine dining, with a phenomenal brunch menu, and if you like their brunch, I’d recommend it for dinner too! I have to admit I might be a bit biased because I pick up […]

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Treat your soul this Valentine’s Day

Know that there’s a great deal of power in positive self talk. Tell yourself 3 things you like about yourself. Make peace of mind a priority. Only positive thoughts for your future. Make lists. Eat for nourishment not for comfort. Laugh. Think. Don’t think too much. Dance freely. Head up, heart open. Don’t trade sleep […]

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2018 reflections| 2019 resolutions

2018 was a year of tremendous growth for me. I’ve learned so much about myself, my desires, and my values. I’ve grown to appreciate the strength of the relationships that I have with my friends and family. The more I grow the more I find that these are really central to my happiness and how […]

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Announcement: I’m releasing an ebook!

I’m excited to announce that the blogger behind Thoughts and Thank Yous will be releasing an ebook in early October! The book will touch on intentions, affirmations, and motivations as we all navigate through this crazy journey we call life! Learn about effectively setting goals and working towards your dreams, all the while staying true to […]

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