My ‘Mrs. America’ Knowledge Gap: Not Just A Period Piece, How The ERA Is...

This essay started out as a Facebook post. When I learn things, when I obtain information I am excited about or surprised by that moves me, my...

The Key To Being Captivating

In the halcyon pre-COVID era — which was either a generation ago, or last year, as time’s dissolved into a hazy suspension of eternity and ephemera...

30 Impactful Lessons I Hope You Learn In Your Twenties

I think we “grow up” in our twenties. We work on becoming (and figuring out) who we want to be. And as we move through these...

Everything My Mother Taught Me About Life Before She Passed Away

I understand that not every single person in this world has been as lucky as I have been to have a parent that showed up for...

Responding To The Trigger Differently Is The Only Way You’re Going To Heal It

We often think that what unravels our lives are singular events, instances we can pinpoint our pain to. This is actually the exception to the rule. Two people...

25 Pithy Yet Powerful Life Lessons

Joy and confidence and peace are fleeting, and — candidly — pretty new for me. I would argue I didn’t really consistently hit high marks in...

If My Death Was Days Away, Here Are The 9 Lessons I’d Leave Behind

The way you write during your last few days as a human being with a heartbeat are radically different. I’m not there yet, but I have...

This Year, Learn To Stop Taking Everything So Personally

There’s an old saying that when it rains, a certain type of person will believe it’s because the sky is intentionally trying to get them wet...

Keeping Plants — And Love — Alive

Everything I’m about to tell you about plants is likely wildly inaccurate. I’m not a botanist. I’m not even a great gardener. I’m a mediocre keeper...

A Case For The Grey Area

I wish you could see how special you truly are. Instead, you’re focused on what could have been and sad about what will no longer be. I...

Everything And So Much More

Maybe we’ve got it all wrong. Maybe the right person isn’t the one who agrees with everything that we say or tells us tiny white lies...

This Is How Understanding Your Type Will Change Your Life, Based On Your Myers-Briggs...

ENFP: You will understand why you always seek more out of your life. You’re known to be excitable and have a thirst for life. You love to...

9 Things My Younger Self Would Be Surprised To Learn About Me

1. How little I care about certain family and friends. I’ve cut so many people out of my world who used to be close to me....

I Invited Complete Strangers Over For Dinner And This Is What Happened

Back in November of 2018, I did a project called ’50 acts of kindness.’ From baking cookies for all my neighbors to handing out roses on...

9 Lessons I Learned This Year That Made Me Feel Better About Life

1. Life is just a series of the same experiences over and over. When I first moved to DC after college, I was always jealous of...

How To Write A Personal Mission, Because Your Vision Will Become Your Reality

When it comes to building the life you want to live, most people try to design it backwards. Most people begin with what habits and routines they...

When You Are Being Your True Self Your Tribe, Your Money, And Your Love...

I know that you want to believe if you play the game right — if you make yourself more beautiful, if you exhaust every ounce of...

10 Inspirational Reminders From ‘This Is Us’ That Have Turned Me Into A Better...

Spoiler Alert: If you are not caught up on This Is Us, bookmark this article for later! This Is Us tells the story of a tight-knit family...

50 Empowering Life Lessons For Strong Girls To Take Into 2019 

In order to make 2019 your best year yet, follow these enlightening pieces of advice from Ask Reddit. 1. If you put someone on a pedestal, you give...