On Living Purposefully

Everyone can find a way to make time to engage in activities that make them come alive.

/ˈpərpəsfəl/
adjective
Having or showing determination or resolve; having a useful purpose; intentional.

 

One morning about a month and a half ago, I was taking a shower, getting ready for work. It had been a long and exhausting summer at work, and although I certainly enjoyed aspects of it, I felt that every moment of free time was consumed by my exhaustion. I was burnt out, and it was difficult for me to put time and energy toward the things that brought me alive. Some of my creative endeavors—one of them, writing—were falling to the wayside, and I began to feel like a robot whose sole task was to go to work every morning and come home, exhausted, every evening. It was a hopeless, numbing feeling, and I did not feel like I was living intentionally, wholeheartedly, or purposefully. This is one of the reasons that, in the shower that morning, I simply decided that I needed to quit my job. At least for a while. Continue reading “On Living Purposefully”

30 Quotes to Help You Love Yourself as You Are

“Babe, you are the universe.”

Hello!

I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend. Mine consisted of taking in the beautiful fall weather, hiking, spending time with my loved ones, and writing for this little blog of mine! Speaking of this little blog…can I just say I LOVE working on it? It makes me feel so modern and artsy and chic (at least in my head!). It keeps me centered, for sure. I hope you guys love it as much as I do. Continue reading “30 Quotes to Help You Love Yourself as You Are”