Lifestyle · Uncategorized

Five Pretty Green Things That Will Make You Think Summer

Being stuck inside at a 9-5 is great because it allows me to pay for a building that I can sleep inside, but it’s also not great because I can see how good it feel outside through the glass doors of my office. I try to sit really still in my windowless office so I… Continue reading Five Pretty Green Things That Will Make You Think Summer

Lifestyle · Mental Health

Regaining Perspective after Anxiety

After spending a large portion of time being an anxious mess, I have to follow that period of time up with an equally large amount of time reminding myself  to keep my perspective in check. ( Because I have recognized, at least in myself, that anxiety is caused by an inexplicably skewed perspective). This is… Continue reading Regaining Perspective after Anxiety

Travel

Seven Stages of Traveling Overseas With Your Parents

Hello Everyone! It’s been a bit since I’ve written, but I’ve just returned stateside after an 11-day trip to Belgrade, Serbia. My husband’s home country, this was my fifth trip so the journey and all of the trimmings have become what feels like a second home to me. But, this trip was very, very different… Continue reading Seven Stages of Traveling Overseas With Your Parents

Beauty

Saving {very dry} Winter Skin

Happy Friday! Its winter here in Western North Carolina, but I feel a little uncomfortable describing it as such- especially because it’s 71ºF today. Nevertheless, it is February, and my winter skin problems are plaguing me like its 20ºF. I used to describe myself as someone with VERY dry skin. But after watching hours of youtube videos… Continue reading Saving {very dry} Winter Skin

Lifestyle · Mental Health

Hitting the Brakes as a Chronic People Pleaser

  I lied. I lied to other people, and I even lied to myself. I said something that I thought would make everyone else happy to hear, rather than really examining the truth. My lie was that I said I had realized that the reason I thought I needed to go through a period of such… Continue reading Hitting the Brakes as a Chronic People Pleaser