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Learning To Be Content

Contentness. Assuming by the red squiggle under the word in my drafted Gmail message, where all of my unfinished posts sent back and forth to myself live, I completely made this word up. It was my lack of the made up word that led to a long weekend…

Anxiety: Real Advice From Real Millennials

I feel it’s important to start this post off by saying that I in no way consider myself an expert in mental health or counseling.  I do however, choose to use the platform and the voice that I’ve been given to raise awareness and normalize topics that affect…

4 Important Lessons Learned This Month

As the season and weather around us changes it brings an opportunity to start over, make changes, and approach new things. Days get longer, the weather’s warmer, and everything encompassed in the world around us feels fresh and new. The transition from winter to spring in particular has my…

Dealing With Mean Girls as an Adult

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but as your friend, I find it my responsibility to share with you something I’ve been forced to come to terms with. Both through my own experiences and the experiences of those that I’m close to, I’ve learned that…

Advice and Inspiration from 25 Millennial Women

Wow. Prepare to feel inspired and motivated by some of the most strong, influential, kind, and stylish women that I know.  Included in this list is a teacher, a world-traveler, a seamstress, a shoe designer, a makeup artist, and an engineer. These women vary greatly in their religious beliefs and…

I Let My Date Determine My Self Worth

I’ve wrote and rewrote this post too many times to count. There are unfinished versions of this story on my iPhone, in my notebook, and lost in the depths of my Evernote. I think the main challenge in writing this post is finding the right words to explain…

F*CK Bikini Season

By Rachael Bedell I think anybody that has ever scrolled through social media today is aware that body image is a major issue in our society. There is a constant battle of helpful and harmful information towards a healthy body image. Have you experienced the pressure towards looking perfect and…

5 Powerful Words I Used Over and Over This Month

Whether it was a text message, letter in the mail, or a phone call, I’ve left my recent conversations with a full heart, feeling thankful for meaningful exchanges with the ones I love.  I have to assume the nature of my conversations has changed because they happen less often and of…

What it Means to Have a Wild Heart in Your 20s

Stevie Nicks had it right when she said, ‘don’t blame it on me, blame it on my wild heart.’  There is something to be said for any twenty something who is both blessed and cursed with a wild heart.  There are both good and bad lessons to be learned from…