Writer + photographer + DREAMER

Writer + photographer + DREAMER

Equipping dreamers & world changers
to live healthy & whole lives.

“Honey, sometimes it isn’t about going back to normal. Maybe you need to create a new normal.” That was the advice that my mother gave me the first time I wrestled depression at the age of 15. It’s stuck with me through the years, through crisis and transition and health challenges. Whenever I face another […]

How to Find a New Normal in the Messy Middle

January 29, 2019

Hello friends, This little note to you all has been hard to write. In this season of transition, wrapping my words around all the feelings and giving them to you in a clear & concise way has too often led to pages of backstory or explaining. To try to minimize my own rambles, I’m going […]

Important Announcement // A New Chapter

August 27, 2018

May you learn the art of being present in a moment. May you not wish away the season, expecting things to change instead of letting yourself change. May you find the kindred spirits, the ones worth fighting for and fighting with. May you listen well, reach out boldly, and release the ones you love to chase after the life they are meant to live. In all these things, may your heart stay soft and open to friendship, to love, and to change.

How to Maintain Long Distance Friendships After College

May 1, 2018

In the beginning of January, I was wiped. I’ll talk more in the future about the burn-out I experienced this year. As for now, I’ll say that it wasn’t pretty. The New Year started and I was not in an awesome place. Something needed to change. While watching Hannah Brencher’s Year of The Book course, I […]

8 Important Lessons from a Month off Social Media

February 5, 2018

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