on emotional ditches

on emotional ditches

hi friends, i was digging through my wordpress drafts and discovered this blog post i wrote on july 22, 2013. i never shared it because i was too scared or too nervous or too confused about what state my life was actually in. re-reading it to myself over six months later almost brought me to tears. while i definitely don’t feel this way all the time and it certainly has been happening less and less lately, i sometimes still struggle with feeling insecure and down. it was an important reminder for me to shift back to truth; to thankfulness, to love, to constantly and even […]

2013, you’re one of my favorites yet.

2013, you’re one of my favorites yet.

2013 has been one of my favorite years of my life. It’s been a year marked by friendship, adventures, celebration and joy. I feel very fortunate for the opportunities {both personal and for work} to travel and explore. This year also was a year spent surrounded by both new and old inspiring, challenging and loving people who have made my life so much better. Here’s a few of my favorite Polish My Crown posts from 2013 and two quick videos sharing a few of my favorite little moments. Looking forward to what’s to come! Happy New Year! (also love reading my December 31, 2012 post […]

July/August Monthly Resolutions

July/August Monthly Resolutions

It helps me to write down what I want to work on, or my monthly resolutions, and place the list somewhere I can see it every day. I have this month’s {which is rolling into next months} list hanging on a mini clipboard next to my bedroom door. The list is on top of ten or so other lists; I absolutely love seeing how my goals and resolutions have evolved as I’ve grown and changed. Here’s my July-turned-August resolutions – things that I’m working on, striving toward or in general, just trying to focus on. 1. Wake up before 7am every day: this comes from the […]

May Resolutions

Will someone please tell me how it is already MAY? Wasn’t it just Christmas and then just February and then just April? The older I get the faster time goes by – or at least the more conscious I am of how quickly those minutes dissolve. I haven’t shared a monthly resolutions post since January and think it’s time I press the reset button on sharing these monthly goals and aspirations. Some are silly and little and day-to-day decisions I just need to make; others are deep and require much more digging into my heart and mind. Anyway, here are the nine things I’m working […]

January Resolutions

How and why is it already the end of January?! This month has flown by…although I feel like I say that every month. Here’s eight things I’m working on this month – resolutions or goals if you will. Do you have anything you’re working on this month? More monthly resolutions here! 1. Read 3 books I absolutely love to read – and often don’t allow myself to just sit down and enjoy a book. This month, I’ve been trying to read more. I recently picked up I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron {highly recommend!} and These Girls by Sarah Pekkanen from the library and finished in a few days. […]

June/July Resolutions

1. APPRECIATE ART: I want to spend more time enjoying art. One of the perks of living in a big city is that there are tons of art galleries and museums and I need to take advantage of it! I definitely am trying to learn more about art and in turn, appreciate it more! 2. SHOW LOVE: It’s so easy to show love to people who we are in tight-knit relationships with. I have no problem loving my parents, sisters, friends and people I’m surrounded with every day. Something I need to work on is showing love to absolutely everyone I encounter. I shared in this […]