On Bravery

Bravery isn’t always about doing the biggest, boldest, baddest thing. Sometimes it’s braver to give yourself permission to be true to yourself by not doing something that is expected of you. Bravery is the ability to see yourself as flawed and own it without...

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Merry Christmas

While this year felt more like a dumpster fire, it also taught me a lot. A lot about how I cope during stress and how to cope better. How to process grief, be kinder to myself, set boundaries, honor those boundaries, and learn to read my body and my heart better....

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The Day After A Snowstorm

The day after a snowstorm. There's nothing like it. The snow turns pink with sunrise. There's a different type of quiet in the forest. It's one of the most peaceful moments in life. The trees are perfectly still, heavy with snow. A crackling wood fire warms the...

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The Itch

Do you get the two-year itch? An itch to switch things up. Maybe change jobs or move homes? This seems to happen to me every 2 years. I think it's because for the past decade I've been moving in and out of places every two years. That's what your twenties are...

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Autumn 2020

This year I'm being intentional about how much time I'm spending outside. Even though we're not in quarantine, and haven't been for a couple of months, I still worry about things shutting down again this fall (typical flu season) and being required to stay inside...

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Book Club: Big Friendship

Friendship is fascinating to me. It's through friendship that I've felt the most seen in my life. But it's quite rare to come across studies on friendship that are as deep and wide as studies on romantic or family relationships. Why is that? This book isn't a...

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