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Life

Whether it’s a reflection, life update, or simply some advice that I’ve picked up along the way, this section is chock-full of blog posts that will encourage you to think.

The Beauty of Burnout (Yep, You Read That Correctly!)

If this blog post title has you scratching your head – good! Let’s talk about the concept of burnout, the signs that you may have it, and (most importantly) how to use it to create radical change in your life. This topic seems especially relevant as we all have had heightened stress, anxiety, time at …

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Get Out of Your Own Way: My Tips for Welcoming Abundance and Growth for 2021 and Beyond

As this truly insane year draws to a close, I’ve been reflecting more and more on where I’ve gone and what I’ve learned. The tragedy of 2020 has provided a stark reminder that tomorrow is never promised, which means that we must love as hard as we can EVERY day. The uncertainty of 2020 has …

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Planning a Big Move? Check out My Tips for Staying Sane Throughout the Process!

Hey everyone! So, if you follow me on Instagram you may be aware that I am moving to Los Angeles in less than a month at the time of writing this blog post. I’m super excited about this move (prompted by my choice to chase my dreams and pursue acting in film and TV) and …

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Forget the New Year: My Top 10 Resolutions for a Happier Life

Happy 2020, everyone! I feel particularly hopeful this year. Maybe it’s because of the lessons I’ve learned, the progress I’ve made, or the goals that I’ve gotten clear about. Maybe it’s because I’m reaching my quarter-life celebration (NOT crisis!) in 2020, which feels extra special. Regardless, this year I didn’t want to make resolutions that …

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Clear Skin Journey: The Perks of Getting Professional Skincare

Since hitting puberty, I have never had perfectly clear skin. There, I said it. Although I had periods of time where my skin would behave, inevitably a breakout would erupt (especially in the hormonal zone, am I right ladies?) and I’d be back to square one. Now that I’m in my 20s, I wanted to …

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Self-Employed Life: How to Stay Balanced through the Ups and Downs

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I created any sort of lifestyle content on the blog, so today I wanted to talk about a topic that’s close to my heart: how to keep your head up when things feel stagnant or overwhelming. This blog post will cover aspects that are more common if you’re …

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Photo of solo travel by Tim Gouw

There’s Nothing Like Your First Time: Tips and Resources for Starting Your Solo Travel Journey

Solo travel can often seem like a foreign concept (pun slightly intended) to many, and perhaps even virtually impossible – especially when it comes to solo travel as a woman. My own solo travel journey has just begun, but I hope that I can inspire you to give it a try by sharing these tips …

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Ren Ran

How Going Outside Can Help Improve Your Mood

Recently, I’ve made a habit of seeking out activities to do alone. Sometimes this involves going to a movie by myself (for instance: seeing Crazy Rich Asians twice, solo – no regrets) or strolling through a museum; but I’ve found that the most rewarding alone time occurs when I choose to be around greenery in …

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Amy Shamblen

The Power of Pink: Own Those “Girly” Traits!

Happy Hump Day everyone! I’m just going to come out and say what’s on my mind today: why do we as women shy away from being just plain “girly” sometimes? Before I proceed, let me clarify: this is directed toward those of us who actively enjoy being traditionally “feminine” along with the aspects that accompany …

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Tim Goedhart

Get Out of Your Own Head: How Overthinking Almost Held Me Back

Hey everyone! This post was inspired by an experience that I had last night, in which I had to (as the title suggests) get out of my own head and restrain myself from overthinking and overanalyzing. This an issue that I struggle with quite often, partly because I tend to be very sensitive in general …

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