7 Years

My husband and I celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary this week. We didn’t used to celebrate. I don’t think there was an active reason behind it. We just didn’t. We started a couple of years ago and I’m glad because we should celebrate.

We made it another year! *high five*

I wanted to commemorate the occasion on the blog for a few reasons:

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Don’t Live Life Alone

We’re living in a time that focuses on individualism rather than community. We’re taught that to be the best, we must succeed alone.

What if the world has it all wrong?

Life is meant to be lived within a community; a community that listens to you, encourages you, holds you accountable, and genuinely has your best interests at heart.

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My Latest Piece for Thought Catalog!

Ever since I can remember the phrase, “I don’t want ____” has filled my head.

When I was a kid I didn’t want to be a nerd.

When I was a teenager I didn’t want to be an outcast.

When I went away to college I didn’t want to fail.

As a married adult trying to figure out her career and overall life, now more than ever, I am filled with “I don’t want to ______.”

I never thought this way of thinking was bad. Instead, I thought it was great!

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