Even in a year full of hardship and obstacles, my heart is overflowing with love and gratitude.

I’ve been thinking about it all weekend, maybe even all year, how fortunate I am to simple have the basics in life; abundant food, a warm bed, supportive family, loving friends. We often think of them as “the little things,” when in reality, they are the big things. Life is not about how many vacations … Continue reading Even in a year full of hardship and obstacles, my heart is overflowing with love and gratitude.

7 Days of Self Care & Learning to Incorporate Self Care in to My Daily Routine

The past two months have been insane! I started a new job (well, kind of- I was laid off in May and they rehired me!). I turned 23. My aunt had ankle surgery and I became her caretaker. I temporarily moved to SF and I’m currently staying with my aunt, which also coincides with my … Continue reading 7 Days of Self Care & Learning to Incorporate Self Care in to My Daily Routine

A Love Letter to My Journal (+ journal prompt for anxiety and self-worth!)

I remember purchasing this journal in San Francisco, just after my relationship of four and a half years ended. At the time, my head was so clouded that I couldn’t even put into words the emotions I was experiencing. I felt numb. My aunt and I were walking around Target, getting some laundry detergent and … Continue reading A Love Letter to My Journal (+ journal prompt for anxiety and self-worth!)

In a World of Uncertainty, This I Know for Sure.

Yesterday, when discussing how upset we have been with the events happening in our country, my mom asked me if I had been writing lately. You see, whenever I have felt lost or disheartened, I have turned to words for comfort. I have looked to quotes for wisdom and guidance. I have journaled for clarity. … Continue reading In a World of Uncertainty, This I Know for Sure.

6 Tips for Combatting Anxiety from Someone Who Has Been Through It

I have anxiety. Yup, I said it…. on the internet… for everyone to see. Because the best thing we can do to combat the stigma around mental health is talk about it! Each generation changes the world in some way. And as much as people may hate on millennials and say we talk about our … Continue reading 6 Tips for Combatting Anxiety from Someone Who Has Been Through It