As a recovering people-pleaser, saying no was my worst nightmare for many (most) years of my life. I’d been conditioned to put others before myself, to give and sacrifice, and to keep the people around me happy.
I always get excited about the summer because: 1. the beach and 2. reading at the beach. This is my current summer reading list — with books I’ve read (and want to read again) and what I’m planning to read over the next few months.
In the past 10 years, I’ve made two big career leaps. I started working in advertising, then the nonprofit world and finally, doing creative consulting and copywriting.
Here’s a list of 33 Instagram accounts I love to follow for inspiration, art, travel, wellness, social justice, spirituality and a laugh, plus a few cuties thrown in for fun 🙂 Inspiration Connie Chapman peopleiveloved belletrist Reese Witherspoon Social Justice Glennon Doyle female collective Emily’s list karam foundation Art + Lifestyle bymariandrew jooleeloren cleowade Spirituality rebeccathoughts The Numinous Wellness depthsofbeauty chef shine Travel carmelisse reneeroaming earthpix vancitywild Cuties wat.ki Every month I send out an email.
“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.
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.