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How to Say “I Do” in Three Months’ Time

How to Say “I Do” in Three Months’ Time

I've heard rumors of courthouses. But there are also scribbled dreams in lock-and-key diaries of dancing under a white tent, string lights and stars glowing up above, or some other twinkly version of happily ever after. It's true, we planned a magical vineyard wedding in three months (and we're still in love). Many have asked [...]

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Want to Know How I Wrote for Oprah? Everything You Need to Know

Want to Know How I Wrote for Oprah? Everything You Need to Know

The rumors are true… I was recently published in O, The Oprah Magazine! (If you haven’t read my published story yet, you can check it out here.) When I shared the news, several people have messaged me asking, “How did you land that writing gig?” So, I thought I would break it down for you [...]

How to Win the Day

How to Win the Day

Last night: chips and salsa, tacos, and sangria with my longest best friends. One declares she's learning to wait. (A fist pounded on the table to mark the historical moment.) She's the decision-maker of the team, so we cocked our heads a little bit, squinted, because this whole waiting to make a decision thing will [...]

How Long You Stay On A Treadmill Reveals a Lot About Your Future Self

How Long You Stay On A Treadmill Reveals a Lot About Your Future Self

I will not die on a treadmill. Let me back up a little bit. Angela Duckworth wrote a book called Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. In the chapter about how effort counts twice, she quotes Will Smith, who said, "The only thing that I see that is distinctly different about me is: I'm [...]