Ever since I turned thirty, I’ve created lots of change in my life: Quit smoking Adopted a puppy! Changed my career direction (twice) Moved across the country (and then back) Spent a month in Bali It’s so easy to share only a highlight reel of life—and I’ve noticed that sometimes I feel like a total fraud when I post a picture on social media of something beautiful and amazing, or write a post about slowing down and meditating.
“There’s nothing like snuggling up on your couch for a well-deserved Netflix binge. With so many options for what to stream, the search for the perfect program to watch can seem endless.
I’m always looking for a sense of peace and calm in my life. With so much going on and a busy work and family schedule, it can be pretty challenging to find stillness in the everyday.
Now, more than ever before, I feel like it’s really quite easy to get into a state of overwhelm. Our world is filled with a never-ending barrage of notifications, updates, ads, and pulls for our attention.
I devour books. Reading is basically like my best friend. These 8 books have been game changers for me, and they’ve offered me nuggets of wisdom that made me more aware of myself, my relationships, and my purpose.
The honest truth is I did not even know what a food pantry was before I worked at one. I knew people collected and donated food, but I never thought about the logistics of how the food is distributed to the people that need it (which is embarrassing to admit).
I saw an interesting blog post that my Facebook friends were sharing: Why I Am Voting for Donald Trump. I rolled my eyes and thought, “Oh great, what is this garbage.” But then I read it.