This past weekend was rough for me in terms of my mindset. After a tough week at work, I allowed myself to over analyze my career choices and how I do my job. From here I began to spiral and eventually ended up just plain hating myself. My anxiety sometimes makes my self esteem suffer…… Continue reading Sunday Night Self Esteem
Being that it is Valentine’s day and it is one of my favorite holidays, you guys know I’m going to post the sappiest of posts. I’ve always loved Valentine’s day, even when I didn’t have a real Valentine (my dad stepped in ages 0-17). I love the color pink and making Valentine’s and getting chocolate…… Continue reading Valentine’s Day
As many of my recurrent readers know, I’m a teacher so I have my basic after school routine. I remember being in high school and getting home, grabbing a snack (gushers, ice cream sundae, peanut butter and fluff sandwich, etc…), taking out homework, showering and going to bed. Things have changed a little now that…… Continue reading After school/work routine
Having grown up in a small, rural town, I always find it exciting to travel to new unexplored places. This, I think, is in part because of two reasons: I never explore new places. I’ve spent a long time trying to get my career off the ground and have all my ducks in a row…… Continue reading Travel Diaries
Hi my loves, did you miss me?! I’ve taken a long break this summer to get my career situated (and started for that matter) and I have to say I have never felt more changed and evolved in my entire life. As a teacher, September is kind of like my “new year.” A time to…… Continue reading Salt.
June came in pretty cold for New Englanders but it’s finally starting to feel nice and seasonal and with that I’m looking at my new and old favorites that I bring out during the calm, hot months of summer! Clothing As some of you saw in my last article, I recently went to Old Navy…… Continue reading June Favorites
For the last month of May I had written that the two insecurities I would work on were my hair and my mental state. I did get a haircut and I feel like my hair was given this whole new life – it feels great! I did try to journal more and say yes to…… Continue reading Working on June Insecurities
I recently went through my closet and donated, I would say, about 20 pounds worth of clothing. This was clothing that I’ve accumulated through the past 6 or 7 years. We’re talking clothes from 12th grade. I know. If I’m being honest, I’m one of those people who is personally connected to my clothes and what…… Continue reading Out With the Old in With the New
It’s official, I’m now at the age where it’s not only unusual to see engagement posts on Facebook but it’s actually normal. A very strange phenomenon, for those of us who still remember their crush from the 6th grade and now that person has a house and 2 kids. A trend I’ve noticed within these…… Continue reading Does This Mug Make me Look single?
I’ve recently taken the time to really think about how I’m keeping myself healthy. If you asked me a year ago I’d tell you I somehow maintain an “okay” physique with little to no effort besides the praising of God for my genetics. Looking at pictures of my past self I realize now that I…… Continue reading Easy Peasy Health Tips for Your Whole Self