6 Ways to Find Yourself—Whatever that Means

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a definitive set of steps that, if you follow, will lead to you being your true and happiest self? Let’s face it, there is no bullet-proof method for something so intangible, especially because we are all on our own unique journey. But, you aren’t doomed. I know too … Continue Reading

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The One Realization That Will Completely Transform Your Life

So I’m contemplating life, walking down Second Avenue in New York City on my way to work. It’s a Monday morning and it’s raining– a lot. I have a tiny umbrella, and I’m blasting some mid 2000’s punk rock song into my ears, the way I do when I’m trying desperately to remember who I … Continue Reading

10 Ways To Use Essential Oils in Your Everyday Life

Recently people have started to explore many complementary therapies while seeking to improve their health and wellness, and essential oils are just one modality. I started using essential oils over 4 years ago as I was looking to better support my teenage daughter. Unfortunately, she is allergic to almost every indoor and outdoor allergen (pollen, … Continue Reading

Thank You For Our Everyday Love Story

“Thank you for loving me.” — These are words that ring true in the depths of our hearts so often that we forget to say them. This letter is for you, for me and for all of us. It’s here to help us discover the right words, and remember the tremendous beauty in celebrating our … Continue Reading

8 Realities You Need to Accept in Your Early Twenties

It is no understatement that our early twenties are maddening and glorious all at the same time. However, somewhere between the tear-filled late-night phone calls and the head thrown back laughter sessions, we find ourselves faced with a choice. That choice is whether we want to spend our early twenties on auto-pilot or if we … Continue Reading

Learning To Let Go Of People Who Can’t Keep Up With the New You

Hey Her Track Family, It’s been a long time since I’ve caught up with y’all, for reasons that are both good, and bad. Within the past year or so I’ve seen a few countries, lost some loved ones, graduated college, had my heart torn asunder, gotten a real-life adult-job and even went blonde (I’m a … Continue Reading

What Happened When I Moved to New York City Without a Plan

Before I explain the most recent and slightly insane set of decisions I’ve made in my life, I want everyone to first imagine what it feels like to jump. I’m from the country(ish) part of Pennsylvania, so growing up we all did a lot of jumping. School nights and weekends were spent seeking that small-town … Continue Reading

How My Anxiety Has Taught and Empowered Me

I struggle with anxiety. No, not in the “OMG I’m so stressed out and anxious about this test,” kind of way either. The clinical and constant kind of anxiety. I am being treated for anxiety. Generalized Anxiety Disorder was the label stuck on it, specifically. I’m open and expressive about my story. I don’t do it … Continue Reading

A Letter to My Childhood Bullies: Here’s What You Taught Me

To My Childhood Bullies, You know who you are. Or at least I hope you know who you are. You came into my life quickly and suddenly. Before you latched on, I was an outgoing child. I made friends frequently and easily. I was bright and curious about life.  You are the bullies who have … Continue Reading

10 Tips For Discovering the Confidence You Actually Deserve

I am a huge advocate for self-confidence and the journey of self discovery. One of the reasons I am so passionate about loving yourself is because it took me a long time to find that self-love. Throughout high school, I never felt like I fit in anywhere. I felt a massive amount of anxiety over … Continue Reading