I’ve had my fair share of disappointment in my lifetime. Lost jobs. Crappy relationships. Missed Opportunities. I graduated high school in 2005. Two kids and one husband later, I’m still working on my bachelor’s degree and trying to figure out what I ultimately want to do with my life. This week I noticed multiple people … Continue reading The Important Lesson I Learned From Failure
Life is pretty hard right now, isn’t it? You probably feel like you’ll never have it figured out. But trust me, you will eventually see the reasons for everything that you’re going through. You’re stuck in this place where you have great friends but you yearn to be “popular.” I know right now it seems … Continue reading An Open Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self
We're finally clawing our way out of winter here in Michigan. The snow is over (we hope), flowers are blooming and we might be able to put away our winter clothes soon. Here are five ways to spring clean not only your home, but your life, as you welcome warmer weather. 1. Check in with … Continue reading 5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Life
What does your daily schedule look like? If it’s anything like mine, there isn’t a lot of room in your day to rest. But how do you know when your busy life is becoming harmful to your health? It’s important to know the signs of burnout – a physical or mental collapse caused by overwork … Continue reading 5 Signs You’re Burning Out – And How To Fix It.
One of the most important ways to look out for your mental health is to make sure you're investing in taking care of yourself while you're taking care of everyone else. But if you're super busy or have a tight budget, it can be tough finding the time or money for a spa day. Here's … Continue reading Try This DIY Raspberry Sugar Scrub For Smooth Skin
As an introvert and someone with anxiety, my home is my safe space. And the condition of that space can affect the way I feel - for better or worse. When you have a family and are on a budget it's important to find inexpensive ways to make the place you're in feel like home. … Continue reading Tips to Brighten Your Home and Improve Your Mood
If your schedule looks anything like mine then you don't have a lot of downtime. In fact, I only have time to write this post because I'm in between classes. When life is super busy, we can forget to take care of ourselves. And that can leave you not only exhausted, but mentally drained, as … Continue reading Busy Life? Here Are Five 10-Minute Self Care Tips.
1. The Everygirl This lifestyle blog is run by a team of women who cover everything from career and finance to fashion and beauty. They also have some pretty cute merchandise, including coffee mugs and tumblers (I love a cute mug). 2. Awesomely Luvvie If you consider yourself a professional in the art of side … Continue reading 10 Blogs By Women You Should Be Reading
Whenever I go to Target I pick stuff up for my home office. Things like notebooks, pictures and cute things for my desk. I picture exactly where I want each item to go and the color scheme I want to stick to. The only thing is...I don't have a home office. But I plan to … Continue reading Can vision boards really help you meet your goals?
1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Buy it here. Ta-Nehisi Coates attempts to answer the biggest questions about American history in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares revelatory experiences, from Howard University to Civil War battlefields, from the South Side of Chicago to Paris, from his childhood home to the living … Continue reading 6 Books You Need On Your Bookshelf