Celebrating 10 Years as a Blogger
Creativity & Imagination, Writing Tips

Celebrating 10 Years as a Blogger

I started my first blog not long after college. I was working in the admissions office at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. I had just moved back to Indy after a year as an assistant editor of a beauty business magazine in Chicago, Illinois. It turned out the hustle of big city life wasn’t for… Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years as a Blogger

U-Bahn train car, Berlin
Travel

Getting Around in Berlin: How to Ride the U-Bahn

If you’re traveling through Berlin, Germany – like I recently did, you’ll notice that most of the locals are not driving cars. In a way, Berlin is like any other big city. Its residents opt for quicker, cheaper modes of transportation than expensive automobiles that tend to get stuck on the Autobahn. Similar to New… Continue reading Getting Around in Berlin: How to Ride the U-Bahn

Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty, Music, Nature

The Healing Power of Plants (and Music)

Music and gardens are the two most natural types of therapy that exist for human beings – benefiting both our psychological and physiological wellbeing. This revelation came from revered neurologist and author Oliver Sacks (July 9, 1933–August 30, 2015) in his essay “Why We Need Gardens.” Walt Whitman knew this truth too, as did John… Continue reading The Healing Power of Plants (and Music)

quiet
Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty

How I’m Wired: Inside the Mind of an Introvert

I’m the girl at the office who gets labeled “the quiet one.” I’m often passed over in social situations by more charismatic, loud go-getters. I’m not what you would call the “life of the party.” But, I am thoughtful and studious – the book nerd – with my head down working and writing frantically all… Continue reading How I’m Wired: Inside the Mind of an Introvert