I’ve become more conscious of the things I give out to and consume from social media. I’ve tried to take a step back before posting l and ask myself: how is this serving other people? How is it serving me? I am posting because I feel empty or because I feel full? Am I posting… Continue reading Stepping Into Yourself
So, I don't know about you, but I have a weakness for chocolate and peanut butter (and basically anything sweet but we'll just stick with those two for now). When I found this peanut butter frosted brownies, I knew I had to share it so you guys could try them (I'm actually on prep for… Continue reading Best Brownies EVER!
A Year in Review and Why I Don’t Do New Year’s Resolutions Happy New Year! I love to take this time to reflect on the past year and set myself up for the year to come. Mindset is everything, let's start with a solid one. 2017 was the year of me. For a large majority… Continue reading A Year in Review and Why I Don’t Do New Year’s Resolutions
Here's a poem for all you people that workout 🙂 hope you like it: ‘Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the gym, Dedicated members were working to keep themselves slim. They knew treats were coming, with calories and more, So, they lifted and they ran and did deadlifts galore. Then… Continue reading First Day of Winter: Merry Liftmas!
Wow, it is crazy to think that Christmas is almost here. I have truly enjoyed doing Blogmas this year. I know there have been lots of posts from the More Love Letter's Campaign, but I think it is important to read these as we go into the holiday season and the new year. It is… Continue reading Blogmas Day 19: Quiet Voices Within
So it's kinda weird, but I like writing letters to and from different parts of myself. It helps me acknowledge how I feel and do something about it. I write to my fear, my self-doubt, my ambition, my self-esteem, etc. This series of letters is to and from my fears. Try it sometime! Dear… Continue reading Blogmas Day 14: Dear Fear
Hey there! I've seen many bloggers write out their life rules on their birthday, and today is my 19th birthday so I decided to do my own. These are some things I really try to apply to my life, but obviously I can always do better. I've learned a lot since my last birthday, and… Continue reading Blogmas Day #12: 19 Life Rules
I've made it to day 10! I am actually super proud that I've posted everyday of December. So lately, I've been really into reading motivational lessons and discussions so I thought I would make my own about Christmas movies. Have some of your own? I'd love to hear them in the comments. Lessons We’ve Learned… Continue reading Blogmas Day #10: Things We’ve Learned from Christmas Movies
Hello all! Day 4 of the More Love Letter's campaign passed, but I haven't yet posted my letter. The request was for Charlene, read her story, Charlene’s daughter is requesting a bundle for her brave mother! She shared: “My mom is the strongest, most independent woman I know. She's my best friend. I'm one of… Continue reading Blogmas Day #9: Let’s Fight with Love
Day 8 is here and it's perfect for you sweet-toothed cookie monsters! One of my favorite things to do around Christmas is decorating cookies. I loveeee cookies, and I thought I would share my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe with you all because it makes the best homemade chocolate chip cookies I've ever tasted. From… Continue reading Blogmas Day #8: Christmas Cookies
The request for day 2 really pulled on my heart strings. It takes a lot of courage and strength to go through as much heartbreak as Meredith and Patty did. I hope we can all help them through the love in our letters. Mail all letters by December 20!Tuesday, December 5 Patty and Meredith are… Continue reading Blogmas Day #5: Day 2 of Love Letters
I am so excited to announce that I have joined the More Love Letters movement! It was created by a TED speaker and amazing author named Hannah Brencher to deliver bundles of letters to those who need a little extra love. Join the challenge! Read from their website: "From December 4-15, The World Needs More… Continue reading Blogmas Day #4: More Love Letters!
Happy December! I've randomly decided to do blogmas this Christmas! For those of you who don't know, blogmas is a time between Dec 1 to Christmas that bloggers post at least one post per day (so obviously I'm one day late oops). I am going to try to post every day, we will see how… Continue reading Blogmas Day #2: My Favorite Holiday Moments
Things We Learned from Disney Make like Elsa and let it go: forgive and forget, not for the other person, but for you. You owe it to yourself to let go of any negativity holding you back from fully living your life. Run into a childhood foe? Smile and say hi. Grumpy person yells at… Continue reading Things I’ve Learned from Disney
Monday Motivation: Transitioning is a Process If there is something I have learned throughout my almost 19 short years of life is that the best things take time. “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” Sunflowers take months to grow, it takes time to adjust to changes in life, and you have to work to reach… Continue reading Monday Motivation
"You never fail until you stop trying." -Albert Einstein When I was younger, I quit everything: soccer, gymnastics, t-ball, choir. You name it, I quit it. Throughout my journey, I have thought about quitting a few times, especially when it seemed like I was just going through the motions without any true meaning or… Continue reading The Beginning
Hey guys!! I want this blog to not just be about me. Who really wants to read about another person's wins/losses, gains/setbacks, fears/hopes? Not me (sorrynotsorry). I want this to be a place where people can find things that motivate them, or find things that make them feel something. Anyone can write something beautiful, but… Continue reading First blog post: GOALS