Becoming Mentally Tough – 12 Tips for Developing Mental Toughness

Becoming Mentally Tough – 12 Tips for Developing Mental Toughness

Let me ask you a question…are you mentally tough? Now, as YOURSELF that Q…Am I mentally tough? Chances are, I think a LOT of us have quite a bit of room to grow in the…

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What Makes You Happy

What Makes You Happy

I’ve been working on “finishing” Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up for friggin’ ever. I think it’s been hard for me to sit my ass down and just do the dang thing because a.)…

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How I Avoid Burnout (Signs, Causes, + How to Battle Burnout before it’s Begun)

How I Avoid Burnout (Signs, Causes, + How to Battle Burnout before it’s Begun)

Ahhhhhh, burnout. What a Monday topic amiright??? Battling burnout was a specific request from y’all on my reader survey back in the day (BTW, I loveloveLOVE when you guys request topics you wanna see –…

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20 Life Lessons I Learned from my Nana (Happy Birthday, Nana!)

20 Life Lessons I Learned from my Nana (Happy Birthday, Nana!)

Happy FriYAY, fri-nally! This morning I hit snooze approximately 7 times against all of my better judgment, solely because the window was open and it was cool + rainy and HOW CAN YOU NOT SLEEP…

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How to Make Friends as an Adult and Find Community

How to Make Friends as an Adult and Find Community

Hi friends! Today’s post topic is about…FRIENDS. It was actually a commonly asked Q in the CUR reader survey from a few months back, and I think it’s SUCH a goodie that I wanted to…

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The 8.33% Rule – Dealing with the Judas in our Lives

The 8.33% Rule – Dealing with the Judas in our Lives

I’m baaaaaack! MAN, it feels like FOREVER since we last chatted. Mainly ’cause the last few days have been a complete #whirlwind of travel + activity, and now I’m home after a long weekend that…

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10 Things I’m Practicing + My Favorite Spring Outfit

10 Things I’m Practicing + My Favorite Spring Outfit

Happy HUMP! I’m off to the Big Apple this morning for a fun day of meetings, but of course stopping by here first to say hello before hopping into the post. Short n’ sweet intro…

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7 Easy Ways to Get Inspired Again when you’re in a Funk

7 Easy Ways to Get Inspired Again when you’re in a Funk

Happy Monday from Tennessee! J and I spent the weekend with two of our dearest friends on the planet (Christina + her hubby, Pai), and we’ve got one more packed day before heading back up…

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Brain Dumping 101: What, Why, When, + How I Brain Dump Effectively

Brain Dumping 101: What, Why, When, + How I Brain Dump Effectively

Happy MONDAY. How was your Easter weekend??? I hope it was relaxing + rejuvenating, full of blessings + reminders of God’s immense lovelovelove for you. 🙂 (ICYMI, we talked about Coming Up Thorns to prepare!). I’ve…

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24 Personal Goals for my Golden Birthday Year (It’s my Birthday!)

24 Personal Goals for my Golden Birthday Year (It’s my Birthday!)

IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! Or, it’s about to be…tomorrow I turn 24. And even better…it’s my golden birthday. TBH, I had no clue what the heck a golden birthday was until a few weeks ago, so I’m…

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My Totally Backwards Way to Get More Done

My Totally Backwards Way to Get More Done

I attempted to knock out this post last night while watching a Disney Channel movie on Netflix thinking This is totally background noise and I won’t be actually watching. HA. You guys, Cadet Kelly + popcorn…

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10 Ways to Get Lucky on Purpose

10 Ways to Get Lucky on Purpose

The month of LUCK is upon us, friends! IDK how on earth it is, ’cause I swear it was Christmas a few weeks ago, but either way, here we are. The month of luck, the…

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12 Ways to Become a More Outgoing Person

12 Ways to Become a More Outgoing Person

A quick Google search for “how to be more a outgoing person” brings up a casual 6,440,000 results. So if you’ve been wishing + wanting to up your outgoing factor…clearly you’re not alone. 😉 A…

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Hit the Goal, Get the Gucci (Goal Setting Tips for Big Goals + Big Rewards!)

Hit the Goal, Get the Gucci (Goal Setting Tips for Big Goals + Big Rewards!)

Happy HUMP Tuesday! I’ve got myself all confused with dates/times this week – anyone else feel like the week is flying by, even though it’s just begun? No? Just me? HA. I think I’m just losing…

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How to Beat Comparison on Instagram

How to Beat Comparison on Instagram

Social media is not real life. I heard this online not too long ago and friggin’ loveloveLOVED it with a burning passion, similar to that which I lovelovelove pizza and Cabernet and ice cream sandwiches.…

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Love is Personal – TREAT YO’SELF w/ LAGOS

Love is Personal – TREAT YO’SELF w/ LAGOS

Dress (Only $40!!!! Also comes in black + navy. It’s just a beautiful chiffon fabric – a fabulous choice if you want/need a gorgeous dress without breaking the bank! Runs TTS – I’m in a…

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10 Life Lessons I Learned from my Dad (It’s his birthday!)

10 Life Lessons I Learned from my Dad (It’s his birthday!)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my first favorite man, my dad! Today’s his big day – WOOHOO! He doesn’t know it yet, but we’ll be popping by later today to surprise him for dinner – HOLLAH. I…

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Trust in God – Thoughts on Trusting God’s Plan in Our Lives

Trust in God – Thoughts on Trusting God’s Plan in Our Lives

I was genuinely stumped about what to write about today. And y’all…that never happens. My editorial calendar is planned out months in advance (with wiggle room, of course). I’ve got a whole spreadsheet of categorized ideas,…

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35 ways to be a better version of yourself this year

35 ways to be a better version of yourself this year

  Sweater (similar here, here, here, here, + here!) // Denim (one of my faves! This pair is another fave of mine with a similar wash but cheaper price point, although I prefer the waist…

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15 Words to Live By this Year (+ my 2018 Word of the Year)

15 Words to Live By this Year (+ my 2018 Word of the Year)

We’re 3 days into the new year…how are your resolutions/goals/etc coming along??? Statistically speaking, I read something somewhere sometime (super useful, I know – HA) that said that around 25% of folks making resolutions can’t…

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