WIP Wednesday: Love Languages

WIP: Learning our love languages to better serve one another Since I’m on my honeymoon this week, I thought it would be fun to investigate our love languages! I actually do not know my love language(s) so this is a completely new experience for me. Don't get me wrong, I have an amazing husband and … Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Love Languages

Chugging Along

Hello, I hope your evening is going well. If you will give me a moment, I would like to briefly discuss stress management. Lately my heart just hasn’t really been into anything. I haven’t really wanted to get up in the morning, even if it was a day that I didn’t have to go to … Continue reading Chugging Along

To Be Excellent, You Must Practice

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle Recently, I have been dealing with a serious case of imposter syndrome. Imposter syndrome is this thing that makes you feel like you’re in the wrong place, like you don’t belong, and all because you’re unqualified. It afflicts PhD … Continue reading To Be Excellent, You Must Practice

What Does Pro-Life Really Mean?

I saw some sort of pro-life propaganda in each gas station restroom I stopped in between Mequon and Iowa. The second time I thought, "is there something the universe is trying to tell me?" I realized the universe was calling me to use my voice and my medium to open a conversation about what being pro-life really means.

Stand by Me

Trust is a big deal to me, and ultimately the reason a lot of my friendships crumble. I have a couple of friends, and I wouldn't even necessarily call them "really close friends" that I would trust with my life. In the end, it comes down to one very simple idea: support. When people support … Continue reading Stand by Me

What’s holding you together?

As I title this and ponder how to start, all I can think about is the scene from The Incredibles when Edna Mode goes "pull yourself together!" The simple truth are that it's much easier to listen to someone point it out than it is to shop something about it. I have often felt consumed with … Continue reading What’s holding you together?