Shedding the Weight of Perfectionism

Perfectionism. What is it and how do we overcome it? That's a vast question with many potential answers, but I think Bren√© Brown explains it best in just these few lines from her book The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are: Perfectionism is... Continue Reading →

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What a Publishing Career Means to Me

Chasing after a career in publishing was never my plan. Not a clear one, anyway. Thinking back to when I was a little girl, I distinctly remember telling everyone I'd grow up to be a veterinarian. This career choice, I'm assuming, piqued my interest because I wanted to be around animals all day (I still... Continue Reading →

When It All Becomes Too Heavy, Let Go

Several months ago, a guided meditation app was recommended to me because I'm an anxious person who overthinks everything from her breakfast to her socks. I needed something to help me relax (something I've never been good at), so I gave it a shot. The ten-minute meditation guides you through breathing techniques and instructs you... Continue Reading →

Same Place, New Adventure

From the moment my plane landed on the sprawling tarmac of Edinburgh's airport, I felt a tingle of excitement rushing through my stomach. It had been a little over two years since I was last in Scotland and seeing it's familiar face felt surreal at that moment. The trees, the cloudy sky, the crisp air... Continue Reading →

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