Now is the New Later 

Today's post is, in essence, a book reccomendation. I recently bought one of my good friends a book called "The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion" by Elle Luna. Flipping through the pages at Urban Outfitters I felt like he would enjoy it, and I even thought that I might eventually …

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Is That Stale Bread In Your Hand? 

Our childhoods shape our adulthoods, and our family's experiences mold our beliefs and thoughts. Whether our upbringing was good or bad or mediocre this is still a fact of nature. The life we live as children is pivotal to who we are as grown ups.  I spent a lot of time around family and friends …

Let Me Share My Happy 

The lists of pros and cons of social media seems to go on and on in constant competition. I'm not going to bother making that list because it would be completely unnecessary - we've all made and heard the justifications ourselves. I recently "purged" of most of my social media and I really only use …

Who is Your Audience?

Audience matters. The people or place consuming whatever it is you are broadcasting is important. Your audience determines how you present yourself, the vocabulary you use, and ultimately the point you are trying to make. Audience dictates everything. Someone in business or marketing would phrase it as "the target demographic"; the people or group you …

Just Keepin It Real 

Dresses, colors, appointments, emails, phone calls; sometimes I feel like these are all I can think about in this season of being engaged. But, yesterday I had a mini epiphany. While engagement is a season of its own, it is also a season of transition in so many ways. With this awareness my newest challenge …

I Froze This New Year

Beginning the new year in a place of escape was fantastic. It was so good to get away. I found while I was vacationing at the end of the holiday season, away from my peers, parties, socializing and all the hype, a new year meant more. Any resolutions I felt inclined to make, and realizations …

Noel, Noel

It's Christmas . . . the season where everyone wants to gather; everyone wants to celebrate and be cheerful. We want to bake cookies, sing songs, and spend time with family. But then, reality kicks in. There's the stress of coordinating schedules, tension between family members, bad traffic and our wallets get emptier and emptier  …