Recently I celebrated a birthday... 25! Can't even lie; it kinda crept up on me. Birthdays are a strange thing. It's like "Hey- you were birthed ______ many years ago...Congrats!" Regardless, I always use my birthdays as an opportunity to reflect on the past year and create goals for the next. 24 was a HUGE… Continue reading What I’ve Learned Being 24
When the days feel like too much When stepping out the front door feels like stepping outside of your skin When you can't wrap your head around the idea of fighting this for one. more. second. Today is an important day. The day where suicide prevention has a light beam right on it. The… Continue reading #WorldSuicidePreventionDay / Announcement
Fall is coming quickly. PSLs (Pumpkin Spiced Lattes) are already at Starbucks and I don't feel ready for this! School starts in 3 days and soon the leaves will start falling and the best summer of my life so far will come to an end and I'll have time to reflect and be truly thankful… Continue reading Fall Bucket List
Wow- it's been a while (again). One of my fatal flaws is I can be inconsistent...surprise, surprise. In my defence, in the last 5 months I've moved, gotten married & gone to Italy. So I mean, life has been busy... Okay, that's an understatement. Life has been so insane I barely realized how insane it… Continue reading Back to Blogging/Post Wedding Blues
I haven't written in... a while. To be more honest... It's been months. Usually, when I stop writing, it means I'm overwhelmed and cannot process my thoughts. This time, I stopped writing because I was OVER processing my thoughts. I was so stuck in my head that I could barely live my life. I spent… Continue reading same life, different outlook
Simply put- these books changed my outlook on life, my brain and my perception of absolutely everything. I'll keep this short and sweet. The Desire Map- Danielle LaPorte This book feels like a gift for my soul each time I open it. With words that I believe can ring true to any soul searcher, LaPorte invites… Continue reading Books That Have Recently Changed My Life
Note: This is hard to share so please, be kind. These last few weeks (or if I'm going to be completely honest, months) have been extremely difficult. The trouble with mental illness is it is often times invisible. I have been "functioning." I have been working, eating well, exercising and socializing (as much as… Continue reading What is a Mental Illness Relapse?