Posts in Real Life
I Told My Story and Life Kept Going

I thought that surely speaking my truth would lead to my rejection, my being cast out, my being abandoned and removed from relationship. I thought that it surely would be the end. But here’s the beautiful, mind-blowing reality: it wasn’t.

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Broken but Beloved: It's Time to Tell My Story

I’m silencing the voices of shame and kicking fear in the ass to declare that the darkness does not get to win and have power over me any longer. The time has come to tell my story.

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PowerSheets: How I'll Be Setting (and Crushing!) Goals in 2019

I was never EVER a goal-setting kind of person… until PowerSheets came into my life. I’ve always loved the idea of goals (and resolutions, and bucket lists, and the like) but never stuck to them or made any sort of game plan that stuck.

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What's Saving My Mental Health Right Now

All of these things (little, big, and in between) have made a difference in my life and my mental health lately, and that’s something I’m grateful for.

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Treat Yo Self Thursday: Shark Week Edition

In honor of THE BEST WEEK EVER (aka SHARK WEEK!!!), I wanted to share a whole bunch of shark-related products I have totally and unashamedly purchased.

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4 Helpful Strategies for Building Self-Awareness

I have been in weekly counseling for more than a year now, and I have to say, it's helped me become a WHOLE lot more self-aware than I ever was before.

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The Stories of my Shark, Selah, and Plus Sign Tattoos

Three new tattoos have found their home on my body— here are the stories behind them!

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15 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Unnecessary Waste

As this weekend is Earth Day, it feels especially relevant to renew our focus and attention on keeping our planet clean, alive, and thriving.

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Am I Just Being a Slacktivist?

Let us be activists, not slacktivists. Let us put our money where our mouths have been, and let's get dirty doing the work. Let us put our boots on the ground, our hands in the mud, our hearts on the line. Let's get serious.

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10 Green Beauty Products I'm Loving Lately

These are a handful of clean, green, vegan beauty products I'm loving using these days!

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