less pressure, more grace

Last weekend, on the way home from a trip (during which I had a very good time), I found myself crying through half the ride home. I wasn’t sad. And I wasn’t exactly upset. I was just majorly stressed out. The hustle I’d been living over the last month was doing me no good and…

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cheers to another new year!

Let’s be real: January is the worst possible time for us to reinvent ourselves and take a good hard look at what we need to be doing “better”. Heck, we’ve just come off of three major holidays, most of which involve a lot of traveling, eating, drinking, and money spending. Of course we’re going to…

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journal therapy.

(i.e. Journals for Therapy + Therapy For Those Who Love Journals) Can I see some hands in the air from anyone who’s got way too many journals? Because I sure do, and I need to know that I’m not alone. But also, I want to tell you how to actually use them. I have always…

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christmas countdown

I’m beginning to understand why my family ran through the Burger King drive-through in a Christmas Eve snowstorm when I was 10 years old. And why we now order Chinese take-out every year before the Big Day. I’m 28 years old: still stuck somewhere between wanting to be a kid who can enjoy all the…

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