Anyone else found themselves saying things like: “Just throw 2020 away.” “2020 is a straight dumpster-fire.” “2020 can suck a big fat YOU KNOW WHAT.” That’s been me for the past month. While the world has been in shambles, I personally have had a dark cloud following me around. Inescapable and so very dark. I’ve… Read More Finding UNTAMED Gratitude in the Darkest Times
Well, hello 2020! *waves* I wanted to say, “And hello YOU!” but I immediately heard Joe Goldberg’s voice, and feared that you might, too. And I want nothing to deter you from reading this blog. So… HELLO 2020! I’m ready to make it my best year yet! How about you? If you read my final… Read More Shifting Into A New Year and a New Gear: My Experience in “The Shift” by Raw Beauty Talks
You may be wondering why I’m publishing such a blog the day before Christmas. Like, hello Melanie, my bank account is curled up in the fetal position still trying to process what has transpired in the last few weeks, and you want me to spend more money? Well, the short answer is YES. The long… Read More 3 Gifts for the UNTAMED You
If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been talking all month about self-love, self-worth, and self-esteem. At the end of January, I had an oldie-but-goodie blog featured on Thought Catalog, an online publication that I have been an avid reader of for years. I am amazed that it has over 4,000 views! In… Read More My Current Battle With Self-Love
Uhm… can you all even believe this title right now? Remember when I talked about You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living An Awesome Life? Yeah, well it was totally my intent to continue forward with sharing all the other books I read in 2017 as individual blog posts. And… Read More Books I Read in 2017: The Rest of Them…
I was in two graduate classes in Spring, Summer, and Fall terms of 2017. So, I did a ton of reading, but the majority of it was textbooks and scholarly articles. And while those are all stimulating for me as an aspiring scholar, I can say with nearly 100% certainty that none of you care… Read More Books I Read in 2017: You Are a Badass
I’ve often pondered: When it comes to breakups, what is the right way to move on? Clean break or remain friends? Rebound or take time to yourself? Immediately activate your Tinder profile or lie low? Obsessively stalk their social media accounts or block them altogether? Change their contact name to “Fuckboy” or delete it altogether?… Read More When It Comes To Break-ups, What Is The “Right” Way To Move On?