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Category: Life Over Lattes

Closure (or lack thereof)

The idea of closure is one that can be both comforting and daunting at the same time. Closure can offer a promising goodbye and an introduction to a world you’ve never seen before. In the same breathe it can also be the end of a former life and the...

Going part-time

Much of my life thus far has been spent full-time. Whether I was a full-time student, barista, or writer, I put every ounce of my energy into life. Living your life full-time is exhausting. It can lead to burnout before you even recognize whats happening. Recently, I decided to...

Poetry Corner: Seams

Thread and needle, sew it just right. Oh my girl, you will be finished tonight. A stitch here and there, leave room for the heart. Off into the world, you are ready for your start. Here are your bags, ready to be filled. You have so much to see,...

Poetry Corner

The books were her safe place; A world to rival the ones in her dreams. But life moved on and with haste; The novels began to tear at the seams. Fiction was replaced with a 9 to 5; Anxiety came along for the ride. The heroes vanished and the...

Where to Find Inspiration: Personal Development

I have always been a fan of personal development, and continuously add to my list of inspiring individuals to help me through the process. Check out my favorite YouTube channels, podcasts and books to help in your personal growth story. Let me know where you find inspiration and what...

Death before decaf? My year without caffeine

My first and all-time favorite job was working as a barista at a local coffee shop. However this job included two stipulations- 1. I was destined to be a coffee snob forever and 2. I would become addicted to coffee. I could drink two shots of espresso at 9...

The Side Hustle- A love, hate relationship

Our generation is full of entrepreneurs, creators and fellow “side hustlers.” It is encouraging to know this way of life is possible, but it can also be frustrating for those who haven’t hit their big break. If you’re like me, you crave immediate satisfaction and when you don’t see...

When Marriage Isn’t Your First Priority

I have never been the girl who dreamed about her future husband, or fantasized about a wedding in the vineyards. It was never a priority to me and my focus remained elsewhere. When I moved to Mississippi, relationships became a lot more prominent and everyone around me seemed to...

How to Slow Down & Reduce Anxiety

I move at the speed of light. Seriously- nothing can ever be done fast enough, I am constantly in a rush and everyone else walks too slow. While this is great for productivity, I’m not sure the benefits outweigh the cons. Accompanied with this speed is a constant feeling...

Where to Find Inspiration: Adventurers

I drew inspiration from YouTube at a young age (anyone remember the old beauty gurus?) and my passions grew from there. I compiled a list of podcasts, YouTube channels, movies and musicians that fueled the adventurous spirit inside me. Let me know if you are familiar with any and...
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