Mom-isms: Advice from My Mother

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Even though there’s only one day technically dedicated to these rock stars, we really should be acknowledging them every damn minute of every day. None of us would be who we are without our moms. Of course, not everyone is lucky enough to have a strong […]

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#CurrentMood {2.14}

It’s Valentine’s Day! And, while I’ve never had a “real” Valentine, the holiday celebrates a few things I’m fond of: pink, chocolate, and love! This year, I’m more about self-love than ever. Don’t forget to show yourself some appreciation—today and every day! Colorfully Yours, Haley   All images via Pinterest.

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Wise Words: 01.09.18

I’m a total quote hoarder. You probably didn’t even know that was a thing, but here I am. On the heels of my 2018 New Year’s resolutions post, I wanted to share some that have been speaking to me lately. I hope they speak to you, too! Colorfully Yours, Haley All images are from Pinterest.

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New Year, Slightly New Me

Happy New Year, friends! Can someone tell me how 2018 crept up so quickly? Normally, I’m not a huge believer in New Year’s resolutions. If I have specific goals in mind, I try to set and accomplish them throughout the year, rather than “saving them up” for January. This year, though, I’m going to make […]

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On Being “Too Sensitive”

Throughout our lives, we’re told to “stop being so sensitive.” It comes out of people’s mouths like it’s a bad word. Whenever we visibly feel something, we’re told we’re overreacting. People even blame our hurt feelings on our sensitivity as opposed to their own actions. So, what’s wrong with being sensitive? I, for one, think […]

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Another Year Wiser

It’s official. As of last night at approximately 11:04 PM, I am 26 years old. I’m more than halfway through my twenties. How did that happen?! The last year has been one of my best and one of my hardest. I learned a lot of lessons—many that I didn’t want to learn, but that were […]

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My Defining Decade

“If you can handle this disease, you can run a billion dollar company someday.” That’s what my nurse practitioner told me ten years ago as I sat in her office a few days after my diagnosis with type one diabetes. I thought it was just empty talk—something to make me feel better about the fact […]

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Quarter-Life Lessons

This fall, I am turning 26 years old. I’m more than halfway through my twenties. How is that even possible?! While I’m freaking out just a teeny bit, I have to admit that I’ve learned more in the last year than I have at any other age. I want to make the rest of my […]

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Dear 17-Year-Old Me…

A little over a month ago, I turned 25. A quarter-century! I know to most adults it sounds impossibly young. But to people my age, it represents the beginning of a new chapter of life. It seems to be the first birthday that brings people anxiety about their age. I’ll admit, the significance of it […]

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