6 Months In A New City: The Good, The Bad, The Isolating, & How I’m Working To Love Myself More

6 Months In A New City: The Good, The Bad, The Isolating, & How I’m Working To Love Myself More

It's insane to think I've now been living in New York for 6 months. Absolutely insane. In 6 months, I have seen both the greatest, and most difficult days to date. I've had days where I feel like I completely belong here and I'm on top of the world. I've had days where I didn't [...]

Comparison: How We Can Work Together To Do Less Of It

Comparison: How We Can Work Together To Do Less Of It

I'm going to kick off this post with some food for thought, a quote by Theodore Roosevelt... "Comparison is the thief of joy." When's the last time you compared yourself to someone? It very well might have been recently, and that's okay if it is. I'm writing this post because I think comparison can get the [...]

How I’m Choosing To Love Myself More Amidst My Holiday Slump (Including A Week Off Social Media)

How I’m Choosing To Love Myself More Amidst My Holiday Slump (Including A Week Off Social Media)

Oh, the holiday slump. It comes around for me every holiday season -- and I never quite understand why. I'm surrounded by family and friends, I have so much to be thankful for, but why do I feel kind of down in the dumps? While I was home for Thanksgiving back in Chicago, it was [...]

How Trying New Workouts Can Boost Your Confidence

How Trying New Workouts Can Boost Your Confidence

Working out can be an intimidating thing – whether it’s at a gym or specific workout studio – we’ve all felt “gym intimidation” before. By trying something new and unknown, you’re putting yourself out there; where you’ll be around people you don’t know, around people who have different bodies than you, and who might just [...]