22 Lessons From My Twenty-Second Year

"To become a joyful adult, one must grow in experience and wisdom while not losing one's childlike wonder." --Allison Trowbridge, Author of Twenty-Two Cover photo by Michelle Wingard  Today is my last day as a 22-year-old! That's so crazy! I've learned a LOT this year. My word for this year is "courage," and I feel…

Let’s Talk About It: Identity

"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we should be and embracing who we are." --Brené Brown  (Cover image by Michelle Wingard) Identity (noun): a) sameness of essential or generic character in different instances  (Merriam-Webster) b) the fact of being who or what a person or thing is (Oxford) c)…

Skin

Cover Image by Michelle Wingard  Skin /skin/ noun The thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body of a person or animal.   Com·fort·a·ble  /kəmfərdəb(ə)l, ˈkəmftərbəl/ adjective             Providing physical ease and relaxation. noun A warm quilt.   Skin the largest organ of the body one that covers every part of…

Let’s Talk About It: Self-Care

"Treat yourself as you would a good friend." -Kristin Neff Cover image by Michelle Wingard For the month of February, let's focus on taking care of ourselves in the everyday moments, little and big.  This month, Michelle and I thought it would be worthwhile to focus on self-care. Bubble baths and naps are super nice,…