The Collegiates Guide to Becoming a Morning Person.

I am not a natural born morning person. Not even a little. I love my bed, and my bed loves me right back and in the past we had a fantastic relationship and spent more time together than we probably should have. But lately I’ve been distancing myself, seeing other inanimate objects, if you will. You see, I realized that the time I was spending rolling around in bed long after my alarm went off was time that I could be used to be productive and that I wasn’t actually as tired as I thought I was. I’ve always been a…

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Meet Christy & A Giveaway!

So I always get a bit of a thrill working on new blog posts – but today’s is special. Words can’t describe how eager I am to hit the publish button on this one. I seem to always be going on about how lucky I am to be surrounded by such incredible and talented women in my life – and now I am finally getting an opportunity to introduce one to you! Meet my lovely cousin, Christy!   Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hello, my name is Christy! I’m a self-proclaimed perfectionist, my favorite outfits are always black, fashion…

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Keeping a Positivity Journal.

In my Loving Yourself post, I mentioned keeping a positivity journal, and how therapeutic it has been for me. Throughout my year of blogging I have mentioned journaling several times in different posts, and I’ve talked about how I keep separate journals for different things. I have a poetry journal I started for a creative writing class, a journal where I write stream of conscious summaries of my day, and if I am angry or upset, I write about that in a folder on Google Docs, because hearing the clanking of the keys as I angrily type is actually quite…

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The Strength is in Us.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Soffe for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve been focusing a lot on my health lately, in all domains: mental, physical, and emotional. In doing so, I’ve found that you can’t really improve one without seeing the others improve, too. The biggest health booster for me has been going to the gym and working out. It makes me feel strong physically, and I’m also proud of what my body can accomplish. When I go I usually like to go with a girlfriend so we can cheer each other on and…

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Half Marathon Training Tips.

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Pom and Millennial Blogs. As always, all opinions are my own. Something a lot of people reading my blog might not know about me is that I used to be a runner in high school, and a good one at that. I ran varsity Cross Country and Track and ended up going to state my junior year. A few health problems knocked my on my behind senior year and my running career sort of ended there, despite getting better. Recently I started regularly working out with my boyfriend, focusing on cardio and…

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