Getaway Recap: New York

I escaped the 214 this weekend. My sweet friends Rosie & Nate moved to Brooklyn — the Bushwick district, to be precise — at the start of the new year. It’s been months of I-miss-you-texts and Marco Polo’s (walkie talkie video messages) and the constant tagging in Facebook memes. Then finally, and I seriously mean,…

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5 Tips For Mental Wellness

Seeking mental wellness is crucial. It’s crucial to how I operate as a person, professional and peer. It’s crucial to how I think and feel and do and say. Often times, it’s easy for me to get caught up in physical health: how fast is my mile? How controlled is my climb? But mental health…

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Getaway Recap: Waco In Five Hours

Waco is a wonderland. That’s why my friends and I used to say, somewhat joking but also somewhat serious. When people learn I went to school in Waco, they often ask, “Hmm…how did you like Waco?” Honestly, at first, I hated it. I was a Dallas gal stuck in a less-than-thrilling town. But the more…

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Leaving Behind & Looking Ahead

2018 is gone. I’m not going to miss it much. Yes, there was much excitement — like becoming an aunt, solo-tripping to Prague, getting promoted, going on dates (after a long, long dry spell). But there was also a lot of hurt — saying goodbye to friends who passed, letting go of a big dream,…

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2018 Lessons & 2019 Resolutions

2019 is here. It’s amazing how quickly 2018 came and went. A lot of life happened in that year, including becoming an aunt, going on my first solo trip and receiving my first promotion. Lots of good, bad and in-between. Thankfully, 2018 didn’t leave me stagnant or stale. Instead, it sculpted me more into the…

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