Inspiration | Motivation | Success

I’m a Goal-Digger, Are You?

I’m constantly chasing – chasing (the idea of) success, chasing a dream, chasing the lifestyle I envision in my head every day. I gradually learned that the only thing I actually own is myself, and to truly “own” myself, I need to be constantly reinventing and investing in myself, physically and mentally. I started by […]

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The Different Ways You Grow

My exponential growth only came after years of accumulating resources – friends, experiences, and skills. Growth comes in many different sizes and can derive from the most unexpected of happenings. Have you ever thought about all the ways change has happened in your life? We grow fastest when we’re emotionally connected or impacted to an […]

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How To Do What You Love

“I mean, we’re from two different generations, but no matter if you’re like, 60 or 16, at the end of the day we’re all still trying to make money and make a solid living, right?” is what he told me. At first, I grimaced. He was talking about the notion of learning extensively about current […]

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How Country Music Made Me More Open-Minded

So, country music. Honest, bare, relaxing, and uncomplicated, are how I would describe country music. But that definitely wasn’t how I would have described it two months ago (and seriously, 15-year-old metal-head Chloe is staring me down right now) Learning extensively and deeply about country music taught me that we are only unfavorable about something, […]

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Emilie Wapnick is a career coach who celebrates the idea of a “multipotentialite“. In essence, it is a title for a person who has many interests, many jobs over a lifetime, and “many interlocking potentials.” I recently sat down for a coffee with an old friend of mine, and we talked about the idea of […]

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Read This If You Keep Changing Your Mind

In 2012, I wanted to be a journalist. Me being me – ambitious and sort of tunnel-visioned, began naively searching for ways to get there. To be honest, I wasn’t really confident about the job description of a journalist, but all I knew was I wanted to write for a living – non-fiction material, for […]

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Ciao Chloe on the Sunshine Blogger Award

Thank you so much to Hena from scienceandsamosa.com for nominating me for The Sunshine Blogger Award! If you don’t know what the award is… The Sunshine Blogger Award The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to bloggers by other bloggers who are creative, positive, and inspiring. Once nominated, the blogger is required to write a post in […]

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Where is Home?

I have a tattoo on my thigh – a peony with a knife through the center, and underneath, the text “Let the statues crumble” from Sarah Kay’s ‘The Type’. She writes about how what it is to be a woman in relation to others is important, but what is more important is the ability for […]

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