Live a Character Focused Life

Children are often asked the question:

What do you want to be when you grow up? 

Adults are often asked the question:

Where do you want to be five years from now?

I do not like these questions. At least not as standalone questions. These questions are great for getting an idea of a person’s vision, but should be followed up by questions that help us pinpoint ones inner values.

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Just Be A Human

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching which for many of us translates into Turkey and the onset of postprandial somnolence, also known as:

Food Coma

My hope is that we enjoy this luxury to the fullest. May we allow ourselves to give into the spirit of gratitude and to be human. To hit a hard reset and get back to the lost art of fully owning what we were created to be:

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Spring Forward Fashion

I don’t know about y’all, but I am ready for Spring! I spent last weekend cleaning out cabinets and closets to bring in the quickly approaching season. Operation streamline & be a wannabe minimalist was in full effect!  The winter sweaters have officially gone – BUH BYE – and the spring attire has moved right on in! You might catch me wearing a bright floral sundress and open toed neon shoes – despite lingering snow flurries. Dear Chicago weather – don’t even try it!  It is time to Spring Forward!!! C’mon lets jump into the flower blooming season that screams COLOR!  … Continue reading Spring Forward Fashion

Love Series: Validation

I found this beauty on my last thrift trip! Halston Heritage Red Leather Shoulder Bag It was jumbled in with a bunch of basic clutches in a random AF rack – waiting to be discovered!!!! The funny thing is that many of us (looks in mirror) find ourselves in similar spaces – wondering when somebody gonna recognize real and put some respeck on our name!?!  Ya know, pull us out of the “basic” pile and see our greatness! 😂🤔😲😁 To that thought – I say these facts: 1. You are deeply loved even when you are not “seen” by others. 2. … Continue reading Love Series: Validation