What’s a Lemon? – Why Making the Best of Everything Isn’t in Your Best Interest

When I was 12 and, my younger brother was 9, we were wandering around a mall department store together as we often did, many times. Growing up in a rural area, malls were social centers and we were at them often. A lot of the memories blend together, but there are a handful we still …

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Does Summer Make You Sad, Too?

Summer is a tough season for me. It sounds strange to admit and hard to believe, even for me. But once I read this article on summer depression at the start of the season and noticed I identified with a good chunk of it, I realized how many summers of my life have been dictated …

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Friendship as an Accomplishment + Finding Your Own Accomplishments

I cannot believe it's been 3 weeks since my last post. The traveling really took it's toll I guess! It's hard to maintain personal projects while you're on flights, celebrating birthdays, and working really hard for the day job. 🙂 I've been wanting to write this blog post for awhile so now seemed like a great …

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Long Term Goal Setting 101: How to make goals manageable and keep momentum all year long

Hi all my Courageous followers! 🙂 In an effort to create content that has meaning I've set my sights on organizational to-dos, goal setting tips, and all around motivation. Giving my life structure and focus after I graduated college (*gulp* 8 years ago) was one of the hardest things for me to overcome. It took years …

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