our year of resolve

Did you know that when a tree sheds its leaves for winter, it’s not as dead as it may look? Despite its beautiful, barren appearance, it is already full of tiny buds, breaking their way out through the branches in preparation for their blossom into spring. Therefore, while we view winter as a time of…

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fall of intentions

It’s at least once a week that I ask myself, How do they do it? How do (the elusive) they institute change in themselves? How do they allow new rituals and routines into their daily lives? How do they get better? How do they stay there? Well, I’ve finally realized the answer. And it’s that…

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where do we go from here? a simple + good recap

We’ve talked about things that matter. We’ve talked about letting go of the milestone mentality and knowing who we are. We’ve talked about learning to listen, to both the world and ourselves, and about reckoning with the reality of our creative dreams. But none of these things are true qualities of simplicity. Heck, this may…

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2. letting go of the milestone mentality

You know how women used to stress about turning 30? And then 40? And then, suddenly, the temperature in the room changed, and everyone was like, “Just wait until you get out of your 20s. Things get so much better”? These are people who have let go of what I’m calling the Milestone Mentality. They…

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