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How to Translate Your Love of Travel to Your Workspace

Ah, the constant battle between your 9 to 5 and those two weeks of vacation each year.  While most of us can't quit our day job to travel, we can take our love of travel to the office or school.  Here are three ways to bring your love of travel into your workspace: This is… Continue reading How to Translate Your Love of Travel to Your Workspace

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Confidence: Challenge & Choice Part 2

“You can join the conversation if you’d like,” the French woman told me as we walked the streets of Toulouse, France.  I’d been silent for awhile, smiling and nodding and hoping for my dear life that no one would ask me a question in French.  I felt defeated and discouraged.  I hated speaking in French… Continue reading Confidence: Challenge & Choice Part 2

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Gratitude: Challenge & Choice Part 1

Blankets wadded up on my bed, stray granola bar wrappers on my dresser, an untouched agenda hiding under a pile of clothes on the floor.  That’s my life right now; chaos, stress, trashy.  But it’s real, it’s me.  (Is it normal that Mitchie from Camp Rock is coming to my mind right now?) I itched… Continue reading Gratitude: Challenge & Choice Part 1

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Round Trip Roundup: AUGUST

Does your life ever feel like a blur?  Because that's exactly what this past month of August was.  I had some incredible experiences this summer in France like staying in a castle for a long weekend.  But there's no place like home, and I spent some time recovering from my summer adventures.  Here are my… Continue reading Round Trip Roundup: AUGUST

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The Dos and Don’ts of French Fashion + Giveaway

France may only be the size of Texas, but its culture and specifically its haute couture have enamored women worldwide.  We look to coveted designers from Chanel to Dior to help us achieve that je ne sais quoi.  But no matter the little black dress or strand of pearls, one piece cannot embody an entire… Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of French Fashion + Giveaway

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The Toxicity of Comparison

“Soon, very soon,” I’d tell myself every time I’d scroll through Instagram.  Friends studying abroad posted glamorous photos of their travels in places all over the world from England to Greece.  My cluttered desk with a plastic bag of dirt underneath (don’t ask) along with stray Cheerios that hadn’t made it to the trash can… Continue reading The Toxicity of Comparison