Ah, to be young again Remember when you were 7 years old and people asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up? As if it was this very linear, structured route? Like, if you answered “I want to be a firefighter!” you would grow up, go to firefighter school (LOL, is that
Start with small, easy, accomplishable goals Use human nature to your advantage! Basic behavioral principles say that when we are rewarded for something, we are more likely to keep expending effort. Keeping this in mind, set some PURPOSEFULLY easy goals in the beginning. I’m talking minuscule, here. If your goal is to lose 50 pounds, set
You know the saying “happiness is a choice?” Personally, I’m a little skeptical of the phrase. People talk about happiness like it’s a static state of mind. But, like most things in life, it’s quite temporary. Happiness comes and goes. So while we can choose happiness in one moment, the next moment we may not
Photo from Instagram, @nest.out.west Stress and Clutter, Sittin’ in a tree Clutter and stress go hand-in-hand, and it’s hard to pinpoint which comes first. (Is my house a mess because I am stressed? Or, am I stressed because my house is a mess?) Regardless, organizing and de-cluttering your life will decrease stress in your life.
It’s that time of year again! Proposal season is among us. (Did you know that 40% of engagements happen between November and February?!) Our social feeds are soon going to be littered with engagement announcements, girls taking pictures of themselves driving or drinking coffee with their new rings, etc (Not hating, pretty sure I did
Photo by: Wild Jasmine Photo (@wildjasminephoto) I have trouble expressing my feelings and my needs in a relationship. Any tips? This is SO common, and the number one reason why is because of the V word… Vulnerability. (What did you think I meant????) Talking is hard. Talking about your feelings is H A R D. Talking
This post is particularly relevant to me, because creating this blog was a large question of authenticity. When contemplating creating a blog and being my “truest self,” there was a considerable amount of questioning. Would my vulnerability pay off, I wondered? See below for a running transcript of my thoughts: “Who the hell do I
Today I’m testing a new series I’m calling “therapy hacks,” where I breakdown a technique that is quick and easy to implement starting NOW. Let me start by saying this: there is nothing that can replace therapy, and this is not meant to. However, I think there are TONS of tips and tricks one
Do you ever have times in your life when days or weeks seem to fly by, stuffed to the gills with projects, social events, vacations, etc? Its easy to get lost in the chaos of it all, whether that chaos is good or bad. My life has been I N S A N E lately
You’re not alone.