10 Things I Have Learned in 10 Years

Back in November, I decided I was going to get a head start on the new year by writing a 2019 recap blog post before the year even ended! And then I realized I had one last 2019 goal to complete, and a little over a month to complete it: Finally watch the entire seriesContinue reading “10 Things I Have Learned in 10 Years”

Money, Minimalism, & Mental Health

It’s been a hot minute since I wrote something not travel-related so if you’re not here for it, keep scrolling. Some of you may recall that I was writing monthly recaps of my 2019 goals and that seems to have fallen by the wayside…somewhat on purpose! I decided to take a step back from rigorousContinue reading “Money, Minimalism, & Mental Health”

2019 Goals: June Recap & Mid-Year Check In

We’re halfway through 2019, which means it’s time to review our goals and high-five ourselves for all the great things we’ve accomplished, and then re-evaluate our goals (or write new ones) for the second half of the year. I’ve said this before but this is really the first year I’ve actually attempted to track myContinue reading “2019 Goals: June Recap & Mid-Year Check In”

The “Best Shape of My Life” Journey: Part 1

As many of you might recall, one of my goals for this year was to be in the best shape of my life by June. The goal wasn’t to get to that point and then stop. It wasn’t about getting my summer body ready, or working hard for six months so I could slack offContinue reading “The “Best Shape of My Life” Journey: Part 1″

How Gaining 30 Pounds Helped Me Become the Best Version of Myself

I have been so focused this year on re-integrating fitness into my life, tracking my eating habits, and losing weight, and I’ve also done a lot of reflecting on the journey that led me here. I feel like we are so quick to celebrate our weight loss success, while hiding or trying to forget thoseContinue reading “How Gaining 30 Pounds Helped Me Become the Best Version of Myself”

5 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Middle School Self

Since I graduated college, I’ve been rediscovering myself, re-learning who I really am at the very core of my being, and working toward being the best version of myself that I can be. It’s a tough thing to do while you’re in college, or high school even, because there’s really no time. When you’ve beenContinue reading “5 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Middle School Self”