25 August

WHEN A SONG CHANGES YOU

Posted in LIFE, PEOPLE, READS
WHEN A SONG CHANGES YOU

Words change me. I am a writer, after all, so that makes sense. Or at least it does to me. When I read good pieces of writing, I don’t easily forget the words, and because I’m a writer, I know how carefully words are chosen. Whether it’s an essay or a blog post or a […]

24 July

BREWED

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BREWED

One day last winter, I wrote part of this while sitting in a coffee shop with Kyle. We were both working on something — I was likely writing a paper for finals, or should have been, but I took a break to write this. I left it saved on my computer for months, and then more […]

5 July

INTENTIONAL EATING + MOVEMENT

Posted in HEALTH, LIFE
INTENTIONAL EATING + MOVEMENT

This post has two sections focused on intentional eating and intentional movement. I have no medical background other than my own research over the years, so please don’t take any of this as medical advice. This is simply what I am doing lately and how it’s working for me. Since being diagnosed with MS, I’ve spent […]

28 June

WHAT IS SHINE THEORY?

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WHAT IS SHINE THEORY?

“Here’s my solution: When you meet a woman who is intimidatingly witty, stylish, beautiful, and professionally accomplished, befriend her. Surrounding yourself with the best people doesn’t make you look worse by comparison. It makes you better.” – Ann Friedman I can count on one hand the amount of  “cat fights” I’ve had in my life. Most […]

23 June

GOING MAKEUP-FREE

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GOING MAKEUP-FREE

I’ve been working on this blog for a while now, and then I saw my beautiful soul sister post something similar to her Instagram. I wanted to share what she said, as well, because it’s a great way to sum up what I’m trying to say on this subject.  “Real talk. There’s this story among […]