20 Tips To Spare The Heartache In Your Twenty-Somethings

I am not the person people usually turn to for dating advice, because quite frankly I don’t have years of dating experience under my belt. But, I am the person people turn to as a voice of reason; I am the person people turn to because I have years of navigating the in’s and out’s of self-reflection, awareness, and love — at least, enough to know my heart well and be aware of my strengths,…

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And The Funny Thing Is, It’s Okay

I’m finding myself at a loss for words, and the funny thing is, it’s okay. I have very quickly learned over a relatively short amount of time that no matter how well put-together our lives may seem on paper, there are just some things that are completely out of our control, no matter how hard we try to convince ourselves otherwise. No matter how hard we try to do our absolute best to make sure…

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No More Discounts

“Almost relationships”. They’re a tricky thing to understand. But what always happens at the end of closing a chapter on an “almost relationship” is that one person cares, just a little too much. One person falls, maybe a little too quickly. One person tries, just a little too hard. Ok, but is caring a bad thing? Is opening our heart and allowing ourselves to feel and give a bad thing? NO; it isn’t. We learn…

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50 Things I’d Rather Do Than Settle In My 20’s

I remember as a kid, I would think ahead and envision what my future could possibly look like; at the oh so very mature age of 12 I would say to myself “I’m going to be married with a house and puppies, maybe a ranch, by the time I’m 26.” Mmm pre-maturely ambitious planning, kid, ey? Fast forward to 25, going on 26 years old, and that vision of how I pictured my life in…

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This One Is For The Girls

I am her. I am your classic Midwest gal with a strong heart and more than loving spirit who falls for the douchebags; the guys who live for the chase; the guys who just don’t care. I knew it then, and I know it now. But over the past few years, there’s one thing that’s changed. I’m not afraid to feel confident in believing I deserve more. I’ve realized so many things, in part from…

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