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Creative Living, Twenty-Something Living

What I Learned in 2017: Mindfulness, Personal Growth, and Slowing Down

Important life lessons of 2017: Mindfulness, personal growth, and slowing down.


Poem: Erased

Erased Sitting in your favorite seat next to the window at my favorite coffee shop, looking out at the strangers passing by in the blistering August heat, I realize that I no longer remember the exact color of your eyes or what your voice sounded like.   I realize that this does not upset me,… Continue reading Poem: Erased

Creative Living, Twenty-Something Living

Challenging Yourself: Overcoming Fear and Welcoming Change

Challenging Yourself Sometimes, we float through life without really challenging ourselves. We choose relationships, activities, and jobs because they’re easy, or because that’s what we think we’re supposed to do, not because they’re right for us. This causes us to fall into a cycle of comfort and complacency; we don’t test ourselves by trying anything… Continue reading Challenging Yourself: Overcoming Fear and Welcoming Change

Twenty-Something Living

22 Things I Learned at 22

  Birthdays (both mine and others) have always been one of my favorite occasions. You get to surround yourself with friends, family, and cake, but I also find they're a good time to take a moment and look back at what you've learned during the past year. Although I learned countless lessons this year, I've… Continue reading 22 Things I Learned at 22