Personal Growth

Personal Growth

  • A Valentine’s Note on Insecurities and Self-Love
    In a world of critique, comparison, and carefully filtered highlight reels it can seem like an impossible task to feel content in your own skin.  To my younger self that bought foundation to cover up the freckles on her cheeks, let the boy convince her that she would never be enough, and begged the figure in the mirror to shrink just a little more; look how far you have come.  To my not […]
  • marie kondo clean romNew Year Cleaning: How to Marie Kondo Your Life
    At the ripe age of 21, I was starting to feel like my 10 year plan included a well deserved nomination to the TV show “Hoarders”. Every time I cleaned my room it would be messy the next day. There was clothing overflowing from drawers, hooks I feared would pull out of the wall from bearing too much weight, and a strange sinking feeling that I had no idea what I owned or where it was […]
  • Thank You 2019 For the Lessons Learned
    As sang by the great T-Swift, “It was the end of a decade but the start of an age” 2020 marks the beginning of a fresh new decade, a new age. There were some things in this past decade that should most definitely remain buried in history: my deep side part verging on combover from 2012 (unfortunately pictured right), those black velvet chokers we all seemed to wear in 2016, copious […]
  • journal affirmation and coffee5 Tips for Increasing Positivity on Mondays
    Hello my lovely readers and Happy Monday! It is a beautifully fresh start to the week, yet many of us can’t help but suffer from the Monday blues. Today is the day to say screw Monday blues! We get seven days each week, why be miserable for 14.29% of them? Here are some tips for increasing your positivity on Mondays (and every day). I hope you all enjoy this post and are able to set yourself up […]