I wrote this during the pandemic when I realized so much of my self-worth came from productivity. It took me years after writing this blog post to let go of that mentality, but here’s the thoughts I had about it in 2020. #fromthearchives
Outgrowing your Hometown Friends…Why you Don’t Need to feel So Damn Guilty
I’m a person who feels guilty for every damn thing I do, and outgrowing some of my hometown friendships was definitely one of them. It took me a minute to realize people grow and change at different rates, and that’s okay!
Two Books that Changed my Life this Year
This year, the books I did read really taught me a lot and two of them left an impact on my life that I truly consider life changing- and that’s not just me being dramatic.
My Best Decision Ever: Taking a Gap Year
I’ve made a lot of bad choices before, but going on a break between my junior and senior year was the best idea I ever had. Here’s why!
How I wrecked my health last year and how I walked it back this year
A little over a year ago I was going through hell and taking it out on my body. My anxiety was some of the worst it’s been and I was so angry at God, the world, and the pandemic that was stealing some of my best years. Everyday that I woke up I hated my life and the direction it was going.
3 Month Internship Update with King 5 News
It’s been a busy past three months, and I can’t believe that means I’m halfway done with my internship at the station I grew up watching! Here’s what I’ve been busy with.
How I got through my first winter without seasonal depression
The stretch of time between Halloween and Easter always seems to draaaaag on for me. Winter’s my least favorite season for SO many reasons. I don’t celebrate the fun holiday of Christmas, the winters get sooo cold here in Washington, the sun setting at 5 p.m. makes me want to cry, it’s always raining, and it just seems like a gloomy time no matter what twist I put on it.
Top 10 Changes I Made in 2021 for Health + Wellbeing
I’ve made more permanent changes to my life this year than ever before, thanks to a diagnosis that lead me on a journey to become holistically healthier. Here’s some of these things that have changed my life for the better!
The Gift of A Gap Year: From Hating to Loving My Hometown
It didn’t happen overnight, but the people and the places in my hometown that were literally ruining my life also created a hatred in my heart for the entire city. I’m not from a small town at all- Kent has over 100,000 people who call it home. But sometimes all it takes is a handful of bad memories to ruin the entire place for you.
Trusting God’s Timing
This summer I was reminded why our own plans fall apart sometimes, and how trusting God’s timing in our lives can prove to be the biggest blessing