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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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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Soundtrack to the good ole days

Okay, it’s time for me to be honest about something that I’m sure is obvious to anyone who knows me: I miss Jacksonville. Leaving was so hard, I had to actively not think about the life I left behind because it hurt that much. With these songs I close my eyes and picture dragging to […]

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46.2276° N, 2.2137° E: France

When I look back on my trip to France I think about playing my grandma’s favorite poker game, follow the queen, as the two of us sat in the sunbathed courtyard of the Inn we were staying at in the countryside. For about 10 days my mom, step dad, grandma and I explored France, from […]

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Happiness should never be limited to an hour

I’ve moved to a city that doesn’t believe in happy hour. In fact in Massachusetts it’s illegal for bars and restaurants to hold happy hour on drinks. I found this out as I lightly mentioned to my boss that I was hoping to check out a bar called Pier 6 to see if they had […]

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