Lessons From Home: On What Social-Distancing Has Taught Me

I’ve learned a lot lately. A lot about the world, a lot about my friends, a lot about Jesus, a lot about myself. If you’re like me–which I hope you are–you have been at home and having lots and lots more time to yourself, which also means lots and lots of more time to learn. … More Lessons From Home: On What Social-Distancing Has Taught Me

Be Kind To Yourself: On Practicing Self-Care In Quarantine

My world is upside-down at the moment. And I bet yours is, too. Due to the coronavirus situation, both of my jobs are on pause and I am holed up in my studio apartment alone. I have had some extra time on my hands, which has been nice but also strangely intimidating. During this whole … More Be Kind To Yourself: On Practicing Self-Care In Quarantine

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Pt. 2: On Letting Go + Moving On

He’s seeing someone new. He’s seeing someone new and he didn’t ask for my permission, because that is just not how breakups work. He’s seeing someone new and it’s only been three months since we dated, and we were together for eight–does that seem a little fast to you? It does to me. And here … More Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Pt. 2: On Letting Go + Moving On

When “No” Means “Yes”: On Gratitude + God’s Faithfulness

I have a lot to be thankful for this year. I am thankful for my new nannying job, for the cute kids I get to call my precious friends. I am thankful for a brand new gig: working front desk at my climbing gym, and for a community of climbers who both challenge and encourage … More When “No” Means “Yes”: On Gratitude + God’s Faithfulness

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: On Heartbreak + Healing

“We just broke up.” I texted a few of my closest friends after it happened and he left, sitting in a puddle of my own tears, trying to process our conversation. Ingrid Michaelson was still playing softly in the background (thanks Alexa) and I just sat there, shocked and silent. My gal pal Paulina called … More Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: On Heartbreak + Healing