What I’ve Learned From a Year in Therapy

I’ve been going to therapy once per week for about a year now. It’s the first time I’ve been consistent about it, and the first time I’ve developed a real connection with a therapist.  The other day, my dad asked me if my anxiety was better. I told him that’s not really how it works. […]

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My Body Is Not My Worth

I’ve spent so many years battling my body. Let me put that another way. I’m only 28, yet I’ve spent more than half of my life critiquing the skin I live in.  When I type that out, it makes me so incredibly sad. Here I am, a strong, smart, kind woman—reducing my worth to the […]

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What I’ve Learned From a Year in NYC

I’ve been living in New York City for a full year. I never thought I’d say that! Well, that’s a lie. When I was younger, I always imagined that I’d move to NYC post-college and live out my fashion dreams. But once I graduated, I wasn’t so sure about it. Mostly, I didn’t know how […]

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Quittin’ Time

From the time we’re little kids joining our first sports teams, we’re taught that “quitting” is a bad word. This is reiterated throughout our lives.  If you stop playing soccer, you’re a quitter.  If you drop a class in college, you’re a quitter.  If you end a relationship, you’re a quitter. But quitting isn’t the same as giving […]

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Can Heartbreak Be a Good Thing?

Heartbreak sucks, obviously.  The name alone describes an injury to our most important organ.  And it doesn’t just describe pain from the end of a romantic relationship. It can mean the dissolution of a friendship, an estrangement from a relative, the loss of a job, the diagnosis of an illness…the list could go on forever.  […]

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Let it Out, Honey: Journaling

Really hope you guys got that Mean Girls reference. Anyway… It’s pretty obvious that I love to write. That’s why I started this blog, after all, and it’s what I do for a living, too! While I spend most of my day in front of a computer screen, I love getting my hands on a […]

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The Year of Investing in Myself

I’m a little over a week late on posting my New Year’s resolutions…but better late than never! I wanted to take the time to put some real thought into them. While I definitely want to eat healthier and work out more (AKA the “typical” resolutions) there are a lot of other things I can do […]

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A (Colorful) Life Update

Hello, Friends & Followers! If you’re reading this, it means you haven’t given up on the blog even though I’ve been such a slacker about posting. I’ve even been terrible about keeping up with the blog Insta…that’s when you know I’m busy! I’m not entirely convinced that anyone really cares to know what’s going on […]

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In My Feelings

Every time I’ve fallen for a guy and it has ended (so, every time…) I’ve felt like I would never, ever get over it. I’ve felt like I would never be able to fully move on. Like I’d think about them every time I heard a song about love—whether the song was happy or sad. […]

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Dad-isms: Advice from My Father

Happy Father’s Day! It’s that time again…and since I did a post for Mother’s Day, it only seemed fair to write one for Dad’s day. But that’s not the reason I did it, of course: it just so happens that both of my parents have really good advice and memorable sayings. And, they’re two of […]

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