Caitlin Sammons









opinion, essays

2018 Favorites

These are all my favorite things from 2018, from books to TV shows to movies to podcasts to comedy specials. Clearly, I like consuming content.

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Letting Go of Toxic Relationships

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In the past few years, I’ve found myself outgrowing certain relationships and friendships in my life. I hate to use the word “toxic” to describe human beings—but some relationships can be incredibly harmful to us, if we keep hanging on to them well past their expiration date.

It really all started when I looked around and realized: The people I’ve chosen to be closest to in my life, like my best friend for years, the on and off boyfriend I was with, and the social circle around these people—it just wasn’t a good fit for me anymore.

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How (and Why) I Quit Smoking

Today marks my four year anniversary of being able to quit smoking. I’ve been hesitant to really talk about it for a few reasons. Mainly: I’ve cleaned up my act substantially, and I work with a lot of health and wellness brands. So, openly discussing my former smoking habit made me nervous about the judgment […]

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In Response to Last Week…


Like everyone, I feel so sad about the recent suicides in the past week (and months and years). Kate Spade, Avicii, and Anthony Bourdain were all creative, talented, and beautiful souls who used their gifts to touch so many people in the world. I know we’re all keeping their families and loved ones in our […]

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