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Chaos during COVID

I read a quote recently that simply stated, “chaos makes the muse.” This hit me in a way I didn’t expect. Lately I have felt like my life has just been constant chaos, uncertainty and emotional turmoil. This, as for many, was sparked by COVID-19, but continued to seep...

The enneagram explanation

I fell in love with the enneagram test about a year ago after a friend told me to check it out. This test essentially puts into words the thoughts and emotions you have been trying to explain for years. It also explains your relationships with other personality types. I...

Books to read now

The following are some of my favorite books recently. They are uplifting and offer advice for personal growth. Let me know what I should read next! Happy People Read and Drink Coffee by Agnès Martin-Lugand This French novelist has a writing style that is perfect for a beach read...

Poetry Corner: The Hum

The hum begins as a melancholy ring, Penetrating my ears disguised as a harmony. Much too early for the birds to sing. Up in a daze, but only temporarily. Feel the bite of the cold morning air, It’s only 45 to be fair. The hum transforms to the gears...

The biggest lessons I’ve learned from anxiety

I knew I wanted to write today, but about what was the daunting question. I always thought looking up writing prompts was a cop out, but today I see how beneficial they are. They can spark the thoughts that are buried in your mind trying to make their way...

My favorites for health & well-being

I was compiling a list of some of my favorite things this month and realized they were taking on a theme- they were all green. I’ll chalk it up to the fact that I’ve been spending a lot more time outside lately. Green is a soothing color for many,...

Write it down: Goals

I recently picked up the book “Girl, Wash Your Face,” by Rachel Hollis, and was amazed it took me so long to join the many women who finished it long ago! The pages are filled with life lessons and spark the motivation to go after every dream you put...

Top 5 ways to conquer solitude

The following are my top 5 ways to remain calm and collected during this new season of solitude. I would love to know what passions you rediscovered during this time! Consume inspirational content Many of our days are spent trying to fill them during this time of isolation. Instead...

The identities we don’t see

I walk through the doors, heels clacking a little too loudly, my blazer crisply rolled at the cuffs. An image of corporate-assuredness is presented and I am able to rattle off phrases like, “We’ve seen a lot of growth this quarter,” or “Isn’t the weather nice today,” as the...

Give yourself a chance

Have you ever assumed you would be terrible at something before you even attempted it? I always assumed I would be horrendous at all art because I cannot draw images even remotely resembling reality. My mindset was changed by a conversation with an elderly artist the other day. We...
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