When I started blogging five or six years ago, it was entirely personal – and very egocentric. Once I outgrew the need to share every detail of my life online, I tried* to write about topics other people cared about – basically a complete 180. (*Tried but was very unsuccessful.) Last year I began to find more of a balance between the two, and in doing so I found myself trying way too hard to be like other lifestyle bloggers. But it didn’t quite fit my style, and I think that’s why I’ve struggled so much with keeping a consistent online presence. In 2017, that needs to change. Read more
A lot can change in one year.
It’s a universal truth that everyone has experienced, and holds especially true for me these past 12 months. There were a lot of shifts in my life in the second half of 2015 – many that carried over into 2016 – and while I sometimes feel like most of those moves were either backward or lateral, I can see now how far I’ve come since this time last year. I am thankful that I am here today, able to share (a condensed version of) my story with you. Read more
I’ve been telling myself every day for the past four months that I need to get back into my blogging routine, and every day I have a new excuse for why I don’t have the time or energy to do it. But now that things are starting to slow down for me, I’m out of excuses. And what better time to return to blogging than in the fall? In case you’ve been wondering where I’ve been the past few months, here’s a quick recap (not necessarily in chronological order): Read more
And it’s still January, which means there’s still time to get rolling on things you want to accomplish this year! Even though we’re a month into the year already, there’s 11 months left to focus on your goals for 2016. Better late than never, right? Read more