As women, we are told that being too sensitive and feeling too much is a sign of weakness. We are told to hide our emotions and that our hearts should not guide our decisions. However, I believe there is great value in following your heart, your inner voice, your inner truth. If your inner truth is not guiding your decisions, then something or someone outside of yourself is more than likely guiding them. I definitely do not want to live a life that is guided solely by society or other people’s opinions.Read More
Growing up, I often overheard conversations that seemed to have the same gossipy theme of discussing who should and shouldn’t wear a specific type of clothing. I grew up thinking that I had to look a certain way in order to wear a certain type of dress, bathing suit, etc. Nobody in family ever told me I should or shouldn’t wear anything, yet I could not help but think this way after hearing conversations about other people’s appearances.Read More
When I was 25 years old, I never imagined my 27 year old self would step out of my comfort zone and move to a new city. This is because when I was 25 years old, I was still struggling with disordered eating and body image issues. I was constantly obsessing over all things food related that I forgot to think about my career and the goals I had for my life. I didn’t have time to think about leaping into anything new.Read More
For the past week, I’ve been learning to fully trust my intuition despite the fact that it was telling me to do something I really did not want to do. As someone who tries her hardest to listen to her intuition over her mind, I had to follow the path that it was pointing me towards and make some changes. This change has forced me to leave my comfort zone and embrace the unknown.Read More
There is a myth that I used to believe in my early twenties. I used to believe that my body shape and size would bring me happiness. I used to think that having a perfectly toned and fit body would make me truly happy and so I spent countless hours meal prepping and workout planning.
I was on this hardcore diet and workout cycle for the good part of my early twenties and I really never found happiness.Read More
In a few days, I will be heading to Nashville for my friend's bachelorette party. I cannot wait to see my girls and spend the weekend celebrating! I've been before and am excited to show them around and enjoy all the things Nashville has to offer. We will be enjoying a lot of good music along with a lot of good food. Lately, I've noticed some food anxiety and body hate creeping up in my mind and I wanted to share how I've been dealing with it.Read More