The Hot Seat of Singleness

The Hot Seat of Singleness

It happened. That moment where you find yourself at a holiday gathering, centered in the midst of family, with that one, very persistent, slightly bothersome member who is ever so curious on why your still single. Sigh... I wish I could say that I openly shared all the biblical, spiritual and just personal reasons on [...]

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The Black & White of Doubt

The Black & White of Doubt

I doubt myself. A LOT. I have desires, ideas and passions that I am too afraid, and too insecure, to act on because of the doubt that is lurking in the shadows. I can feel it hovering in the dark corners of my mind, patiently waiting to attack. It seems dramatic, but this is actually [...]

What Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty” Could Teach Us About Beauty & Confidence

What Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty” Could Teach Us About Beauty & Confidence

It's amazing what we can accomplish and who we can impress when we have the confidence to do so. What if, one day, the us that we so freely cut down because of unappealing features that we hate and the flaws that we find ever so present becomes an us that we admired, an us [...]

After The Makeup Comes Off

After The Makeup Comes Off

I'll be honest and say that while I sometimes find myself hiding behind the makeup that I enjoy putting on every morning, I do feel more comfortable without it. There is something extremely freeing in knowing that the "me" I am presenting is the "me" without any filters. Without any false narratives that are working [...]

The Thing About Beauty

The Thing About Beauty

We tell ourselves that despite what this world tells us, its what's inside that really matters. If that's the case, then why does the outside cost some of us so much? As a young woman who has fallen prey to the craftiness of the beauty industry, I often find myself spending way more than what [...]

Hello Blogilates

Hello Blogilates

I've been trying to find a workout that I could really connect with for years. And when I say connect, I mean something that would put me to WORK, but that I could eventually grow to enjoy, and not something that would be out of my way and too much of a physical turmoil (I'm [...]