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Pause.

August 11, 2016

Lately I’ve been feeling like I owe others and myself more authenticity.  This summer has been an overwhelming rollercoaster of ups and really intense downs. I haven’t sat down to write or even visited my blog since my latest surgery 4 weeks ago. Publishing anything over the past few weeks would’ve only been because I felt like I had to post new content – and that’s not what I want this space to reflect.

So I’m pausing and re evaluating.

God has been placing the word season really heavily on my heart lately. Reminding me that this is a season of my life that will pass.

A season of 4 surgeries in 365 days. A season of physical pain. A season of friends leaving and disappearing when things get hard. A season of having to live back at home instead of continuing at school. A season of my life completely crashing into millions of pieces, while I can only wait for the debris to clear. Read more…

9 Ways To Boost Your Happiness Today

June 30, 2016

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We’ve all those mornings, days, or even weeks where we’re just completely in a rut and can’t shake the feeling of sadness or anger. You know what I mean right? When you wake up and just feel anything other than happy.

Here’s a pick me up – just for you.

 

01.

First off, be grateful and happy that you are alive. Our lives are so valuable and short and I feel like we take them and the lives of others for granted. A few months ago 4 girls lost their lives in a car accident near their college here in Georgia. I didn’t personally know these girls, but this tragedy shook several communities and families and could have happened to anyone. It’s really made me think twice about the value of life and how we choose to spend our time and energy. Every single moment we should be grateful for the day ahead and the true opportunity we have to live. Read more…

5 Ways To Make It Through Finals Week

May 3, 2016

5 Ways to Make It Through Finals Week

 

The semester is coming to an end and you might be having all the feels that seem to come packaged with finals week. My finals weeks are always filled with ridiculous amounts of Starbucks, 50 tabs of information open on my laptop, and tables covered in notebooks and sticky notes. Unfortunately there’s no way around your exams , but I have a few ways to reduce your stress and hopefully make this week a little easier for you. Read more…

Recovery & How To Make Your Comeback

April 7, 2016

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It’s been a little over a month since my last post here mainly because I’ve been going through something we’ve all experienced on some level – recovery. Maybe you’re recovering from something right now – like the end of a relationship, or the loss of someone close to you, or failing a test you studied extremely hard for, or like me, recovering from something physical like surgery.
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Carpe Diem: How To Slow Down and Enjoy Life

February 15, 2016

Carpe Diem: How To Slow Down and Enjoy Life; Mindfulness

 

“If you’re always rushing to the next moment, what happens to the one you’re in?”

At one point or another we’ve all thought about how life goes by so unbelievably fast. But have you ever thought maybe life “happens” so quickly because you let it? You spend so much time thinking about what needs to be done tonight, tomorrow, this weekend, or even next month. Read more…

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