Why I Cut Out Coffee

I know exactly what you’re thinking…why in the hell would you cut out coffee?! That’s the same thing phrase that crossed my mind when my Ayurvedic doctor informed me I needed to cut out my daily caffeine fix a couple weeks ago. Coffee has literally been my obsession, how in the world was I going to get by without it. But my body needed a break. Keep reading to find out exactly why I gave it up. Continue reading “Why I Cut Out Coffee”

Creating Space for Self-Love

While we typically focus on how we can show other people love on Valentine’s Day, don’t forget to also show some love to yourself! Whether you’ll be spending the night solo, going on a romantic date night, or hanging out with girlfriends, I encourage you to find some time this week to incorporate your favorite self-love ritual. Don’t have one yet? That’s okay! Find my favorite products that help me create the space and the mood to turn inward.

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Honest Talk: The pressure to keep up

When I first started my blog, I had endless ideas flowing through my brain. Every item I bought or product I tried, I couldn’t wait to take photos for the blog and write about it. I made business cards and notepads, bought blogging planners, met with friends to share all my ideas, and couldn’t wait to dive in. But what I didn’t plan for was the hard stuff- the competition, the pressure, the lack of creativity, the need to “keep up.” With the movement that is happening on Instagram and in the blogging community right now, I can’t help but feel the need to speak up; to share my experience and my story, and the honest truth of why I haven’t been blogging as much as I used to. Continue reading “Honest Talk: The pressure to keep up”

Hello 2018: My New Year Intentions

Happy New Year y’all! I can’t believe we’re already one week in! Time starts to fly the older you get, I swear! Every year I say I will set resolutions in January, but I either never end up setting them or I write them down and never look at them again. This year, I committed to myself that I would come up with a list of things I want to hold myself accountable to this year. A list that is actually measurable, achievable, and will inspire me to be the best version of myself. Rather than calling them resolutions (because none of us need to resolve anything about ourselves), I’ve committed to setting my intentions for 2018.

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Life’s Transitions

In the past several years I have had a lot of life transitions…from failed relationships to new relationships, living on my own, moving back in with family, job changes, career shifts, car accident recovery, self discovery, the list really goes on. As I celebrated Thanksgiving this year, I couldn’t help but think about how much my life has changed and how far I’ve come.  Continue reading “Life’s Transitions”

6 Self-Love Tips

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a very hard time practicing self-love. I have a tendency to be extremely hard on myself. I’m sure you can all relate to some aspect of your life where you are your toughest critic- constantly picking out your flaws, putting weight on negative experiences, beating yourself up for failures. Do you know what I’m talking about?  Continue reading “6 Self-Love Tips”

Jumping Off the Bandwagon

Hi loves, happy Friday! I hope you’ve all had an amazing week. As I’m sure you’re all highly aware, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has been going on. Your Instagram feeds are probably full of bloggers posting their favorite finds and you probably find yourself feeling like you need to be a part of it. I’m here to tell you my true feelings on the big sale. Continue reading “Jumping Off the Bandwagon”

What’s behind Gratitude & Grace?

Welcome to my blog and thanks for stopping by! I’ve decided it is time for me to start documenting parts of my life I am really passionate about. Obviously two main parts of that are gratitude and grace, but I’m sure you are wondering why exactly those are so important to me. So here is a little back story….

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