How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Self-Love & Your Inner Demons

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Self-Love & Your Inner Demons

This post was written in conjunction with The Refined Collective, a powerhouse group of women who all wrote about love this February. Check out there love notes @ Kat, The Refined Woman // Brynn Watkins // Yvette Jain // Lauren Scruggs   Since Valentine’s Day has become plastic I challenged myself to reconnect to the original meaning of […]

How to Take a Should Detox

How to Take a Should Detox

I forget the name of the movie, but the scene has stuck in my mind since I was a pre-teen. In the scene, a parental figure holds a dictionary in front of their eager-to-learn child. They ask this boy to flip to the word “can’t.” To the child’s naive surprise, “can’t” has been conveniently cut out of the […]

Heart’s Desires: Are They Promises or Pipe Dreams?

Heart’s Desires: Are They Promises or Pipe Dreams?

Before I was in love You gave me dreams of love Before I had a child You sent a fluttering to my womb Already nostalgic For things yet to come. When I was 9 years old I dreamt that I was in love. It was a feeling dream mostly. I sat on someone’s lap I’d […]

How to Deal With People Who Annoy You

How to Deal With People Who Annoy You

 In the height of my anxiety, my mom gave me a book that changed my life. I don’t remember the title but I remember the concept: Emotional Trainers. The people that are most difficult to be around are emotionally training us, strengthening us, developing us into the women and men we want to be one […]