When Your Mind Isn’t Yours

Monday was one of those days. Everyone has them. Things were funky from the start. I was having big reactions in response to situations that wouldn’t have phased me at all the day before. I’d worked all weekend and felt burnt out when I sat down at my desk for the eighth consecutive day. At […]

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Hey, Im on a podcast!

Guys, it’s a very exciting Wednesday! My wildly talented friend Alex (@alexalexchaney) is launching his podcast, Happy Unhappy. A little bit about Alex: He’s actually no stranger to the blog. You’ve heard me talk about bands A Story Told and Kids Amen? Yup, that’s his voice you’re hearing. Humble brag for sure, but you know my […]

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Perspective Isn’t 2020

See what I did there? Because it’s 2020, and perspective is difficult to– never mind. I’ve learned a lot this year, but one reality smacking me in the face daily is how much people seem to disagree on. I’m hoping one page we’re all on is that 2020 has been hard. Regardless of what side […]

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Hello From Quarantine

Happy Memorial Day, fam! It’s been a while. I hope you’re all doing well during this truly strange time. Long story short, our household is doing okay. We’re all homebodies by nature, so other than wanting to do house projects and being too afraid to go to Home Depot, we’re kind of peachy. Well, as […]

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2020: A Lesson In Intentionality

Alternative titles include but are not limited to: 2020: WTF? 2020: Let Me Out 2020: Where is 2021, already? Let me just apply a disclaimer to this post… What’s about to follow may imply that I’m cool as a cucumber about what’s going on in the world, and that I’m handling it completely rationally (this […]

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Blogmas Day 23: 5 Things I Learned in 2019

We’re just two days out people, I repeat, just two days out. I’d actually planned to film a funny baking video today (that I’ll save for later), but dang it, editing is hard. That, and I have a killer headache/stomachache combo and am just not feeling it. We’re all about to be inundated with resolutions […]

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Blogmas Day 21: The Gift of Authenticity

Let’s talk authenticity. Authenticity. Real. Genuine. Buzzwords we hear a ton in the age of social media and everything in your face all the time. Being hashtag authentic has taken social platforms and brand marketing by storm and we’ve seen a ton of positivity come from the #real movement, like… The #aeriereal campaign, where we are finally […]

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Blogmas Day 14: Navigating Holiday Stress

We all love Christmas, right? Wrong. Take some time this year to ask your family, friends, or coworkers how they feel about the holidays, and you might be surprised to find out that many of them are pretty, “Bah, humbug!” It always kind of kills my Christmas spirit a little to hear just how unamused […]

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Blogmas Day 8: I’m On The Naughty List

Warning: mental health post. Disclaimer: kind of raw. Spoiler alert: I’m working on me. Guys. Self reflection is tough. Especially when you can see in yourself some things you don’t like. Let me explain. The past year has been tough, plain and simple. Yes, it could always be worse. Yes, I am very, very blessed. […]

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Seasonally Me

I’m here again with another mental health post that I hope is relatable to some of you. I don’t know what it is about the seasons changing that renders me unable to function as usual, but here we are. And here I am. The past two weeks have been particularly difficult and the part that’s […]

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