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Pieces of Grit

Jan 22, 2020

Cultural slavery is happening in many countries, forcing women into slavery in order to provide for their families. It is a terrible epidemic that we, as women with a lot of freedom, should be reminded of frequently. The majority of the western world is incredibly lucky and while I usually choose to celebrate all...

Jan 8, 2020

The Secret of Relaxation
(Pursuing Excellence Instead of Perfection)

There’s always a temptation to achieve perfection. But at what cost?

Perfection can suck the life out of you and kill any chance of enjoyment. No matter what you portray on the outside, you’ll never relax on the inside if perfection is the trophy...

Dec 26, 2019

Annie Weiss ran the Badwater 135 race this year. Running that race sounds like the hardest thing anyone would willingly choose to do. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never run a step in your life. Relationships, careers, parenting, and trauma all push us to our limits at one point or another.

Check out Annie's last...

Dec 18, 2019

Blind Spots

You know how you don’t know what you don’t know? You don’t have to live that way.

A couple ways to look at this:

  1. the things you do all the time with no self-awareness that everyone else around you knows already
  2. The things you aren’t doing that you don’t know you’re missing

It’s scary. Brene...

Dec 11, 2019

Elysia always had a funky style, which she used to get to know herself better. Taking a selfie gives you an opportunity to increase your self awareness. More than a fun moment in time, it allows you to process how you are feeling and the connection to how you express yourself.

Fashion is clothing, but it’s also art....