As we grow up and develop, we often find ourselves outgrowing certain relationships in our lives. Connections we made with others at one stage in life might not transition in the same form.
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 🙂 For more of things I love, check out my favorite things list.
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.