Inspiration to follow your heart - listen to your soul - step out of your comfort zone.
Today is the Spring Equinox. The first day of the season of rebirth, growth, and warmer weather! We start our gardens, planting seeds, and reminiscing about the winter weather. In the Judeo-Christian mindset, we're preparing for Easter and/or Passover, holidays that celebrate certain historical events. In the Pagan mindset, we celebrate Ostara - stemming from … Continue reading In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: Celebrating Ostara
My sophomore year of college was a grand time, it was the during an early Indian summer in 2010. I was somewhat engaged in school at Western Michigan. I was working at a gym, enjoying my newfound friends, and focusing on me. During this focus, I often felt compelled to skip class and partake in … Continue reading I am me. Be you. ❤
The other night, I had the pleasure of attending a meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho. This meeting was an annual gathering of engaged individuals involved with the Rainforest Action Network. If you've been following my blog for awhile, you know that I like to stay involved in the fair food movement, no matter the place. … Continue reading The Conversation: Food Systems, Climate Change, & Action.
It has been a bit too long since I've updated this blog. The last 2 months of 2013 flew by and brought amazing adventure and growth into my life! I couldn't be more grateful for the ability I have to pack up and leave and make a new home half way across the United States. … Continue reading Blossoming Into a New Home: Sun Valley, Idaho
But seriously. I think as many people need to write on this topic as possible. What is going on with our frame of mind? How do we think it is okay to show photoshopped models and portray them as the idolized images of beauty? Via Pinterest. Thank you creator. When we see a woman like … Continue reading Another girl, ranting about body image and Photoshop.
My windshield shot today - edited with Instagram. The purple/pink haze opened my soul. I had a rough morning. I'm still under the weather and haven't been sleeping well. Luckily, I was able to work from home the past two days but went into the office today. I was dreading it. I really just want … Continue reading Frost falling on sunshine.
"People have a preference to remain ignorant." - Neeru Paharia Growing up in the US, I was raised in a consumer drive culture. I was taught that you buy new clothes with the season, need a few pairs of shoes, never wear brown and black together, and to match your purse with your outfit. I … Continue reading Fashion, Free Markets, & Fabulists.
Planes, trains, and automobiles is the perfect tagline of my latest adventure. On Friday, I drove to Detroit, woke up early on Saturday to fly to NYC, and then pick up a car in Staten Island, and drive back to Michigan, alone. This may have been one of the most adventurous expeditions yet - I … Continue reading Destination: NYC: Let Freedom Ring
"Denver is a city that will be far more defined by its future than its past." - John Hickenlooper At the top of Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder, CO. Tree pose ❤ Last summer, I bought a one-way ticket from Denver to Grand Rapids, MI. I was hoping that I could get dropped off in Wyoming, … Continue reading Destination: Denver, CO: Holidaze