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Always Go First

Out of all the podcasts and inspirational shiz I listen to, someone once talked about the concept of, “always going first.” I started thinking about this all the time and decided to implement it into my own life. I want to tell you about…

August 20, 2016
Organic Green Matcha Tea in a Bowl

The Magical Matcha Tea

You’ve probably been hearing about this new magical coffee replacement called matcha tea. It’s existed since the Tang Dynasty (7 – 9th Century) in China. Many centuries later, Zen Buddhists would drink matcha to achieve a relaxed alertness during their meditation. I’ve never been…

May 5, 2016
6 Easy Ways to Change Your Life

6 Easy Ways to Change Your Life

I don’t think it’s a big secret – life is frickin hard. We get so wrapped up in our own silly worries that we don’t think about how small we are. In the scheme of things, we are so minuscule in this universe. We are one…

April 13, 2016
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How To Start Accepting Compliments

The conversation on how to accept compliments has recently come up quite a bit, I had no idea so many people struggled with graciously accepting compliments. I mean, it’s someone saying something nice about you, what’s so bad about that? Accepting compliments often times…

January 14, 2016
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How I Made 2015 My Bitch

Looking back on 2015, it was definitely my best year yet. Most of my year was spent kicking ass and taking names (my mother’s wording). Now I’m not telling you this to brag, but to inspire and motivate you to create change in your…

January 2, 2016

How To Jump Back Into An Exercise Routine

Before I left for New Zealand, the last time I didn’t work out was probably August. During my Fall semester at North Dakota State University I went to a cycling boot camp class every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. On Tuesdays and Thursdays I ran on…

August 15, 2015

You Never Get Lonely If You Like Who You Are Alone With

It’s 11:18 p.m. as I begin to write this. I have just returned home from seeing American Sniper with my best friend. I was (and still am) trying to process my emotions after seeing that movie. That is a world I have never experienced or even…

January 19, 2015
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7 Tips To Survive Finals Week

Finals week is finally upon us. As I walk through the library I see tables filled with computers, textbooks, and caffeinated drinks. Students pulling all-nighters and then downing energy drinks just before their final. Tomorrow stress-ridden students will fill campus to take exams they…

December 14, 2014

The Life Balance Pyramid

So it’s been a long time since I’ve had a post. My life has pretty much been taken over by internships and student government. Although, I can’t complain because it’s been an incredible summer. Lucky for me, I had the afternoon AND night off,…

August 12, 2014