take your eyes off of everyone else: for the girl comparing herself

I’m not sure why but one of the first things we do when we’re feeling down is make ourselves feel worse. Comparison promises to make us feel satisfied but in reality it distracts us from who we were made to be. It is hard not to spend all our time caught up in someone else’sContinue reading “take your eyes off of everyone else: for the girl comparing herself”

19 things I’ve learned by 19

 The best way to waste your life is to wish it was different. You’ve spent a long time wishing parts of yourself were different, and all that time you’ve been missing what is right in front of you. Work to change what you can while you embrace where and who you are.  Your greatest heartachesContinue reading “19 things I’ve learned by 19”


I hope one day you wake up and realize that you are whole on your own. That you don’t need a thousand words from other people to affirm your worth. I hope you see the light in your own eyes and the beauty you are capable of bringing to the world. Some days I seeContinue reading “whole”

He isn’t anxious

He isn’t anxious- He isn’t unsure about my future. He isn’t questioning my tomorrow. He holds it. He isn’t anxious- He isn’t concerned about me measuring up to their standards today. He isn’t worried that I’m not enough. He isn’t concerned about my productivity. He wants my heart fully surrendered. He isn’t anxious- He isn’t unsureContinue reading “He isn’t anxious”

my health + fitness routine

I’ve had a few questions lately about what workout/eating program I follow. I thought I’d put together a little post for you guys so you can see what my routine looks like! Feel free to comment any questions. I’d love to hear what you guys do to stay fit and what your routine looks like!Continue reading “my health + fitness routine”

leave the pity party

Do you ever have those days where everything seems so clear? Everything. The sky, your heart, your dreams, your passions–it’s all so pure and you feel fully alive? Today was one of those. I was driving and turned on my voice memos to record all that my mind was sifting through. Sometimes you have toContinue reading “leave the pity party”

15 reasons you should start a blog

One of the most frequent questions people ask me on Instagram is whether or not they should start a blog, and if so–would anyone read it or even care? I still have a long way to go, but I sat down today and thought about some of the benefits of blogging and all it has taughtContinue reading “15 reasons you should start a blog”

You are Right Where you Need to Be

I know you feel like every other person on this earth has found their purpose, and you’re dancing on you’re own two feet to music no one else hears in a swirl of clueless emotions. You really don’t know what you’re doing here. I mean, life is a little strange isn’t it? One moment weContinue reading “You are Right Where you Need to Be”

5 SPRING beauty favorites

1. CC Cream Super lightweight and moisturizing, this CC cream is perfect for warmer weather. It gives you a sheer cover that doesn’t leave your skin looking orange or caked. If you have naturally freckled skin, it provides enough coverage to even your skin tone without looking   2. Bronzer A little bit of bronzer My favorite isContinue reading “5 SPRING beauty favorites”