cheers to 27

Two years ago to this exact date, I sat upstairs in the guest room of my parent’s house drinking wine alone, writing about 10 important things I had learned in my 25 short years of being alive. I wrote about how my past self would have guaranteed I’d have it all together by 25. A […]

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An Open Letter to Anyone Planning to Watch “50 Shades of Grey” This Weekend {written by a survivor of sexual abuse}

An open letter to anyone planning on watching 50 Shades of Grey this weekend,   To be completely honest, I’m worried for the release of this movie. I am worried for the fact that this movie glamorizes aggressive sexual encounters, submissive women, and depicts pain, domination, and animalistic confrontations as intimate and desirable. There is […]

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For The Girl Who Just Wants To Know If It’s Going To Be Okay

For the girl who just wants to know if it’s going to be okay,   Take a deep breath.  Not only in the moments when you’re scared, upset, or on the verge of crocodile tears, but remember to stop and take a breath in the moments when you find yourself on top of the world. […]

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A sweet reminder that You. Are. Enough.

This is a letter to remind you that you’re beautiful, should you ever forget. I hope you know that you are the most beautiful in the morning, eyes fluttering awake at the first sign of light, arms begging to hold the pillow for just five more minutes, legs aching to remind you how easy it […]

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awakening.

Sorry it’s been a while since I’ve posted. These past few weeks have been a whirlwind, but I made it out alive and I’m stronger than ever. I also gained a new perspective on the world that I can’t believe I have been missing out on for so long. I thought I’d share… All of […]

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Law of ATTRACTION

Lately, my life has been overwhelmingly blessed by attraction.   No, silly, not THAT kind of attraction… (my awesome, funny, charming, wonderful boyfriend does this super adorable thing where he doesn’t exist…) ANYWAYS– I’m talking about the LAW OF ATTRACTION. The idea that ‘you get what you give‘ or ‘you receive the forces that you […]

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CHANGE the way you THINK

I challenge you to stop focusing so much on your failures and, instead, celebrate all of your many accomplishments. Rather than dwelling so much on how far you still have to go, take a minute to reflect on how far you’ve already come.

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What is ‘beautiful’?

This post was inspired after I came across a blog written by a mutual friend from back home, Kami.  In Kami’s blog she talked about her reasons behind deleting her Facebook.  She said that her newsfeed was constantly being flooded with quotes, pictures, mantras and fitness-inspired images saying things like “muscle is the new skinny” […]

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