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we can’t all be glamorous at the same time

I’ve already decided that after Christmas this year (2020) I’m going to book a trip. I don’t know where yet, but I know I want to do something fun during the time between Christmas & continuing for the spring semester. I’m grateful that going to graduate school allows me to have bigger breaks and I…

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let’s be lazy & get better

just a few suggestions for media to consume – things I’ve liked, intend to consume myself, or suggestions received from others! These may inspire you, teach you about history or a concept, provoke new thoughts, or empower you.

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the commencement speech I never gave

I graduated on Saturday. At my beloved alma mater, I was a finalist for commencement speaker. I wasn’t selected, but I had a good mindset going in: I have done all I can. I no longer feared the failure, I knew that it was going to be exactly how it was supposed to be. Turns…

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hey, little sis • lessons to share with younger women

Sisterhood: women coming together to support other women… and maybe share some wisdom along the way.

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Improve your life in 5 easy ways!

Not everyone is *~LiViNg tHeiR bEsT LiFe~* all the time, my friends. Instead, we can take small steps to improve our lives and become a better version of ourselves.

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“whelmed” • admitting weakness and submitting control

The other day I said to my coworker something I’ve said a thousand times… “I’m whelmed.” He looked at me quizzically. I continued, “Not overwhelmed or underwhelmed, but definitely moderately whelmed.” He laughed and said he’d never heard the phrase before. I say this often…but this particular time, it hit me a little bit differently.…

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