Tag: advice

24 Years and Counting – Advice So Far

Every year, I love celebrating my birthday. For some reason, I’m not as excited this year as past ones… I don’t know if it’s because 24 doesn’t seem cool and young or if it’s because this past year has been such a whirlwind. Either way, I’ve been doing a lot

Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up?

There’s a very popular quote that I’ve been told many times: And I’ve also been told: And while I adore these quotes, and understand the messages that come with them, I still can’t help but be frustrated by people. This isn’t a one-time situation, or a specific instance, but just

Gut Feelings and Future Fears

Sometimes, the hardest thing in the world is putting feelings into words. Sometimes, it’s just not a possible thing, no matter how hard you try. Your stomach aches, and your gut twists, and there’s something wrong but you just can’t figure out what. You can’t put your finger on it,

Forever Friends

I feel truly bad for people who don’t have the types of friends that I do. I have been fortunate enough in my life to have some wonderfully amazing people supporting me along every path I’ve taken so far. I’ve also been lucky in the fact that many of these

…And She Sticks the Landing!

  With the summer Olympics in full swing, it got me thinking about life and goal-setting. There are such young athletes competing in the Olympics, and this is something they’ve been working towards for years and years. Their dedication and hard work is something that continually inspires me. I’m somebody who’s all

Be-YOU-tiful

Ever feeling a little bit down about yourself? Or maybe you’re too concerned what others think about you instead of what you think about you? Well, I found this article with some great confidence-boosting quotes from wonderful women over the years! Here are a few of my favorites: “You have

In the middle of the ocean 

As I’m on vacation in the middle of the Caribbean ocean, I’ve become very aware of the small space we occupy in this big world.  We all talk about how we live in such a small world, connected by the people around us to other people we meet. We know

8 Travel Essentials

With the 4th of July just around the corner, and my own family taking a vacation in the next week, I thought I’d make a list of all the beach-bum necessities that we sometimes tend to forget. With that, before heading on your trip to the boat/beach/island, make sure to

Bullet Journal > Planner

Don’t shoot me just yet – hear me out, and then decide for yourself. I recently became an ambassador for theSkimm (dubbed a “Skimm’bassador) and proceeded to become a part of their exclusive Facebook group. While scrolling, I came across possibly the greatest organizational creation ever… A bullet journal. Now,