All posts tagged: Inspiration

Journal 18 | The 25 Things I’m Most Grateful For

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A little over a year ago, I wrote up a post that listed a rather random assortment of 50 things — small moments and feelings and notions that exist between life’s bigger happenings. Things that, when considered, turn out to be pretty significant matters in themselves. I love having that list to look back on when I’m stuck in a spell of feeling sorry or sad, or when I could use a reminder that life […]

Lesson Learned: Stop Waiting to Pop the Champagne

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It all started with a rather fancy bottle of Veuve, gifted from a close friend to me on my 24th birthday. It was a very generous gift for a very ordinary occasion — one that I would not feel as cool about presenting given the same opportunity (especially at that age, but even now at 26, tbh). Because of its relatively hefty price tag and its top-shelf quality (plus the fact that I’m not really […]

Here, Read This:

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Whenever I’m feeling uninspired and empty of the will to write, reading the words that other writers have strung together is typically what pushes me out of the rut. Whether perfect or imperfect, relative or not, these articles and blog posts and books always end up reminding me why I love to write in the first place — In a writer’s simplest story, shortest poem, most basic self-help article… there is, at the very least, someone […]

Journal 17 | 10 Personal Wins From My First Year in Nashville

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How? How has it already been a year?! I’m no expert on time, but I’m damn-near certain it’s not supposed to move this quickly. Rather than get all soft and sentimental about what have easily been the most formative twelve months of my life, I’m instead going to break down this last year into a list of my proudest accomplishments in Nashville so far. If sappy is what you’re looking for, however, worry not. I’ve got plenty of […]