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What I Wish I'd Known 20 Years Ago


Childhood Dream


Lately, I've been reading my old journals — particularly from middle school — and it's been so interesting to reflect on how I viewed the world then vs. how I view it now. In some ways, I'm very much the same, but I've also learned so much in the past 20 or so years, and it's gotten me thinking a lot about what I wish I'd known then. I don't want to dwell on the past, of course, but sometimes considering what you would tell your younger self is actually an interesting way to reflect on the present. While reading through the pages in my own journals, here are some of the things I wanted to tell my younger self...


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Positively Present Picks: March 24, 2017



“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.”

Rosa Parks



Creative Market Shop : just opened this shop for design resources! check it out! 

She Reaches Podcast : I love this podcast + was so honored to be interviewed

Is Ignorance the Problem? : a very quick, interesting read from Seth Godin

How to Live More Wisely Around Our Phones : if you have nomophobia, read this

Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi : this little tweet is silly, but it made me smile big time

This Good World : a site to help you find socially responsible businesses

Behind the Adult Coloring Trend : tapping into your inner kid is good for you

Feeling Stressed? : here are 105 ways to keep calm and carry on

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past : it's tough, but these are great tips

Little Piggy : here's another tweet that's also silly, but really made my day :) 

Can a World Filled with Unhappiness Change Its Course? : so thought-provoking

Uplifting News : need some positive news? check out this round-up

You Can Make Excuses or You Can Make Progress : which do you wanna make?

15 Free Desktop Wallpapers for Dog Lovers : I want to download them all :)



Listen to this playlist on YouTube.
Finally on Spotify! Follow me!

"Dive In" — KYKO
"Bridge and Wall" — Elohim
"Next Escape" — Viceroy
"Galway Girl" — Ed Sheeran
"Weekends" — Amy Shark
"Bad Things"— Milky Chance
"When It Comes to Us" — Frances
"Want" — Adam Counts
"Feel It Still" — Portugal. The Man
"Seeing Stars" — Borns



Check out my reading list on GoodReads.

Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life
in a Crowded World
Michael Harris

Neon Soul : Poetry and Prose
Alexandra Elle

I write books too! Check it out...

The Positively Present Guide to Life

Effortless Inspiration Series:
Gratitude, Living in the Moment, 
Compassion, and Forgiveness

Stay Positive: Daily Reminders
from Positively Present


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