Posts in Personal Growth
How I Rediscovered My Dreams and Quit My 9-5

After starting the blog almost a year ago (!) I created a completely new vision for my life and career, and started making a plan to quit my 9-5 job in higher education. Next week, the dream of working for myself and pursuing my creative passions is coming true as next Friday will be my last day at my job. I am so excited to become a full-time life + wellness coach and creative entrepreneur. And I am so excited to finally share this story (and this big announcement) with you all!

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How To Love Where You Are Right Now While Also Working Towards Your Goals

The idea of balancing our dreams, goals, and plans for the future with staying in the present moment and loving where we currently are in life is a tricky one. But with these tips,  hopefully that balance will become a little easier to find. These practices below have really helped me when I’ve felt like I was focusing too much on my future goals and not on how far I’d already come, and I hope they’ll help you, too!

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My 2019 Intentions: Worry Less, Create More

As I reflect on 2018 and look forward to 2019, I’m sharing my three intentions for the year: continue to explore creative passions, open myself up to new relationships while nurturing old ones, and worry less about the future. I’ve never been big on New Year’s Resolutions but I do believe wholeheartedly in the power of intentions, so read on if you want to learn more about mine for the year. Happy New Year!

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The Power Of Reconnecting With Our Childhood Dreams

I recently began writing poems again, and it was a childhood dream of mine to become a published author and writer. As I’ve reconnected with this long-lost passion of mine, I reflect on what it has meant for me to rediscover parts of myself I thought were gone for good. Keep reading to learn what this process has taught me and why I think it’s important to reconnect with our dreams.

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Love To Learn? Listen To This Podcast!

“Getting Curious” by Jonathan Van Ness is an amazing and hilarious podcast that gets extremely real on many of today’s current issues. JVN interviews experts, friends, and even his mom and has hilarious conversations that will teach you so much about the world today. Keep reading for my full reviews and to see which episodes were my favorite!

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Why It’s So Important To Always Keep Learning

I believe wholeheartedly in the importance of lifelong learning – of never feeling “finished” with personal growth or self-improvement. I also love learning new information regularly, which is why I love to read. But with podcasts, I can learn on the go! Keep reading to learn how I grew to love podcasts as a form of continual learning and as a source of inspiration.

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How One Book Helped Me Overcome Fear And Find My Voice

Living a creative life can be terrifying and at times panic-inducing. Luckily, with her book “Big Magic,” Elizabeth Gilbert is here to remind us creatives that it’s okay to be afraid – we just have to keep creating. This book is full of amazing advice for anyone who’s currently creating or who wants to create. Read on for my full review and to learn how this book helped me overcome fear and find my creative voice again.

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