• 2020 Taught Me… (part 1)

    I recently reached out to you, my trustworthy friends, on social media and asked what lessons you learned from the monumental 366 days that was 2-0-2-0… Your replies blew me away; reminding me exactly why I LOVE what I do! This blog is such a fun way to bring people together and get insights from all walks of life. It inspires me and motivates me to write each and every week. For that, I say thank you! And without further ado, let’s jump into part one of the things that 2020 taught us. Self-Love is especially important in unprecidented times like these. When we’re stuck at home with only ourselves,…

  • Body Image & Self-Love (part 3)

    This is for all the people out there that are learning to love themselves in a world that’s constantly telling them not to… Last week we talked about self-care, this week is about self-love! I always try to choose my blog topics based on relevance in my life at the time–which is exactly what led me to this. As you probably know, a few months ago I moved from Missouri to Arizona! And while the midwest is currently being slammed with ice and snow storms, I’ve been wearing summer attire all week. #blessed On that note, the other day I went to get dressed and couldn’t pull my denim shorts…

  • Prioritizing ME

    We’re gonna start off today with a little exercise! (not the burpee kind, don’t worry) I want you to make a mental list… Note 5 things that you LOVE most in this world–GO! Can be anything or anyone you want. Now, tell me if YOU are on that list? Amongst the “sunny weather, coffee with friends, favorite movie” was there room for little ole you anywhere? If not, go back. Reassess the list and prioritize yourself please! People learn by example; so if you’re not showing them how to best love and care for you, how will they achieve such a task?  Self-care is such a hot topic these days,…

  • Stop F*cking Settling

    Hi, I’m Taylor, and I like the word fuck. Blame my dad, he was in the Navy and I can confirm the saying “curse like a sailor” is true! I really debated on using such a harsh word in the title of this post, but that’s who I am, so why not? Staying true to this topic, it just felt right to speak my mind and be bold. Rest assured, while my mouth may not always be the softest, my heart is in the right place. So buckle up and let’s dive into the act of NOT F*CKING SETTLING! To put it lightly, settling will always leave the heart unsettled.…

  • Dear Future, I’m Ready

    “Your future needs you, your past doesn’t.” I wasn’t sure what to write this week’s post about, so I went to my trusty Pinterest search and looked up some inspiration. I scrolled and scrolled, closed my eyes, chose a quote and that was that! I honestly love this topic because it’s so simple yet so difficult for us to do. Back in 2019 I wrote about inhaling the future and exhaling the past, so I’ll touch on that a bit here too. Feel free to read it once you’re finished with this one–they’ll tie in quite nicely! Every single day we get a brand new opportunity to be different; to…

  • Change Starts Within

    “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” They say the secret to your success is found in your daily routine. Making small changes will result in big differences! You just have to decide that you’re tired of the old and ready for the new. Much like the resolutions we discussed last week, making actual change in yourself and your life won’t be EASY. It’ll take effort, dedication, and strength! But you have to realize that you deserve the positive outcome ahead; and remember, not all positive change will feel positive in the beginning. Usually the first step is…

  • 2021 Word of the Year

    Where do I begin with 2020… Who am I kidding!? NOBODY wants to relive that shitshow. We are going to skip right over the chaos and leave that one to the history books. Today is all about NEW BEGINNINGS, FRESH STARTS and CLEAN SLATES! Something I think everyone could use more of right now, am I right? I won’t keep you waiting any longer, let’s welcome 2021 with open arms and hopeful hearts! I’m sure most of us are familiar with the annual tradition of setting goals and assigning resolutions. It’s a fun way to hold ourselves accountable for the next 365 days and feel motivated to conquer our weak…

  • Write Your Own Story

    I MADE IT TO ARIZONA…the land of sunshine, blue skies, good vibes, and no daylight savings time! YES PLEASE! My new home on the west coast is absolutely everything I could’ve imagined it to be and more. My heart has truly never felt so happy! (probably because there’s literally a palm tree in my backyard now) In my 22 years of life, I’ve been around a place or two. Born on a naval air station in California, grew up in a smalltown in Missouri, experienced a year of city life in North Carolina…and now here I am. AZ. Finally! It truly feels like HOME. Ever since 2017, when Mitchell and…

  • The Power of Manifestation

    “In order to manifest it, you must believe in it’s inevitability.” The act of manifestation is very similar to those affirmations we talk about all the time. The “Law of Attraction” if you will. It’s the action of putting what you desire into the universe, channeling the energy to make it a reality! I truly believe that your thoughts are SO SO powerful…they control your mind, in turn controlling your life as well. Might as well make it good, right? Visualize your highest self and start showing up as her! Know what you want out of this life, and don’t stop until you get there! Whether that be in your…

  • Yesterday You Said Tomorrow

    Nike really hit the nail on the head with this one. One of my favorite videos on the internet is Shia LaBeouf screaming JUST DO ITTTT!!! If you have no clue what I’m talking about, go Google it, and come back… It’s dramatic and full of lots of shouting, but you have to admit it’s pretty motivational! He’s right isn’t he? Yesterday, you said you’d do it tomorrow…and that day is here now. Ready to be conquered! I want to share a personal story with you real quick, because sometimes it helps to have something to relate to. There has been this opportunity at my fingertips for a couple months…