Sneaky Negativity

How many times have you said or thought, I need to cut all of the negativity out of my life? You deleted people on Facebook, gave up on trying to make a failing friendship work, dumped a toxic partner, and probably cut your hair. Somehow that negativity sneaks its way […]

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Self Caring my Stress Away

Raise your hand if you are stressed out! Okay well I can’t see you and odds are you’re not going to raise your hand while reading something on your phone. I bet if I can guess, you ~mentally~ raised it. “I stress about stress before there’s even stress to stress […]

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Year One

It’s hard to believe this time last year I was starving myself to look good in my wedding dress, having nightmares about all of the things that could possibly go wrong, worrying about my wedding night, reviewing every detail over and over again. Now a whole year later, I’m thinking […]

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Junior Year Jessi

Pinterest is such a marvelous thing! Today I turned to that glorious app to cure my writer’s block and found list after list of things to write about and one happened to strike my fancy: Describe yourself in one word and tell how it affects your writing. This was difficult […]

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The Perfect Woman

11:30 pm at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Minnesota I learned the definition of the perfect woman. Two ‘men’ sitting at the table next to us, I would say they were no more than twenty three or so, were deep in conversation when we were seated. They had clearly been […]

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3 Step Beginners Guide: Doing Things Your Way

I have been┬ádoing things for others┬ámy entire life. Just about every decision I’ve ever made has been based off what my family/friends/snobby ex-classmates/ in-laws/co-workers thought or would think. I’m a person who has always wanted to be liked. I’m the girl holding doors for far too long because no one […]

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I Have No Idea Who I am

Nothing tops the feeling of crippling fear. Anxiety that overtakes your entire being. The unknown gives me that feeling. Nothing is scarier to me than not knowing what’s next. I have lost sight of my goals, my aspirations are a blur in the rear view mirror of my life. My […]

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