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

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16 Reasons I’m ‘All In’ Emotionally and Not Sorry About It Anymore

All or nothing. It’s a phrase that is commonly thrown around. It’s a phrase that my mind can comprehend, but my body cannot. This is what I’ve realized: I am an “all in” kind of girl when it comes to my emotions and relationships, and here’s why: 1.  I feel everything. I care too greatly. … Continue Reading

When It’s Time to Let Go of Friendships

Letting go of friendships is incredibly difficult…at least it is for me. I don’t like to give up on my relationships. I want to fix everything. This has caused me immense stress and heartbreak over the years, and I know I’m not alone. But guess what? IT’S OKAY TO LET GO. It really is. I’m … Continue Reading

8 Truths You Need to Accept in Your Early Twenties

Our early twenties are a roller-coaster of emotions, laughter, tears, on-and-off again relationships, friends both lost and found, and crazy deadlines. However, in this exciting and frustrating time we can learn one important thing: We’re exactly where we are supposed to be.   1. You are loved beyond measure. Even at your loneliest time, you need … Continue Reading

5 Acts of Kindness That Can Transform Even the Worst Day

I recently finished reading “The Happiness Equation” by Neil Pasricha and my biggest take-away was how completely random acts of kindness can make us happier people. Upon applying this principle in my own life, I have found myself exponentially happier by going out of my way to be kind to others. Here are a few … Continue Reading

9 Things I’ve Learned About Being A Big Sister

Coming from a family of all girls and being the oldest has taught me a lot. As the oldest, you are expected to set an example and lead your younger siblings. With two little sisters, I was especially responsible for leading by example when it came to behavior, curfews, the way I dressed and the … Continue Reading

What do you do when your friend hurts you?

Just like any relationship, friendships have good and bad times. There are ups, like the nights you can’t stop laughing over the dumbest things. And there are also downs, the months that may go by without talking. When a friend hurts you, don’t take it personally. Sometimes friends drift apart. Best friends make new best … Continue Reading

20 Things Your Best Friends Deserve to Hear Today

Best friends are the foundation of happiness. They’re the glue that holds all the broken pieces of our sanity together. They mean more than anything, and yet sometimes distance and time keeps us from letting them know how sacred they really are. This is for all the awesome best friends out there that need a … Continue Reading

Being Little Badasses Again

As women, we aren’t born feeling the same pressures that often plague our young adult and adult lives. We didn’t inherently feel guilty for ordering cheese fries over a side-salad or for being ruthlessly stubborn about what we want and believe in. We wore our tangly hair proudly down our backs and knees skinned up … Continue Reading

Not Everyone is Going to Like You, and That’s OK

I sit here writing with a face full of make-up that I’m trying desperately not to stain with tears.  “Suck it up,” I say to myself.  “Please try not to let it bother you,” my loving mother encouraged to me on the phone, just twenty short minutes ago.  “People are just so mean,” she said. … Continue Reading