“Get sleep, eat sushi, and take naps as needed.” -Misao Okawa

Tips for living longer from the world’s oldest person.

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This song is one of my all-time favorites. The Dixie Chicks tackle life and love so simply in this classic number, it’s beautiful. I’ve been playing the song on repeat for the last half-hour with no sign of stopping anytime soon…

Confessions of an Eternal Optimist

Confessions of an Eternal Optimist

I always look at the glass like it’s half full even when it’s more than halfway empty. I always have. I’ve been called out on this characteristic before- Everything from: “How can you say that? We’re obviously not going to … Continue reading

March Faves

March Faves

Ok, so I know it’s almost the end of March, buuuut I still wanted to share some of the products that I’ve been using (and lovin’) lately: Benefit’s POREfessional: This product is a godsend. The primer minimizes the appearance of … Continue reading

Uncertain.

I’ve been having a lot of restless nights lately. I go to bed tired, but then I lie in bed wide awake. An anxious feeling consumes me. I am excited, nervous, scared shitless. Up until now, life has been a single staircase and I just took steps. But now, as I’m preparing to graduate college, I take my final step. But my final step to where? It doesn’t just stop. I see doors, I see another set of stairs, and another and another, I see slides and I see bikes and I see planes that can take me everywhere. I don’t know what I want to do or where I want to go and that terrifies me. I thought college was supposed to be the step I took to get to the step where I knew what the rest of my life would look like. But here I am, up at 2 am thinking about all the possibilities–and all the consequences. I guess that’s a beautiful thing though, right? This panic that I am so privileged to have? I get to dream about a world filled with opportunities and challenges, but soon I will be apart of it. It will be chaotic and messy, but an adventure all my own. This uncertainty is unsettling, but then again if I was completely certain what sort of nights would I have? What sort of dreams would I dream?