PODCAST: A Different Kind of Favorites Video

https://youtu.be/ozuPF1VRZIg Today is self-love Sunday, a day that I chat about positivity, growth, and self-love. I'm experimenting with the form in our third episode, offering up my favorite mood boosts to you podcast style. I suppose one could call this a favorites video of intangible objects, of actions and ideas. While I speak, you can …

Continue reading PODCAST: A Different Kind of Favorites Video

Advertisements

Old Prom Dress Try On!

https://youtu.be/MXVDra7gU48 Wow, Ally, you must be in a weird mood. You're exactly right, friend. Today I am reliving the high school magic of braces, awkward relationships, and socks stuffed in my shirt by trying on my old prom dresses. Prepare to be dazzled. This is what 2 a.m. and access to iMovie gets ya. Which …

Continue reading Old Prom Dress Try On!

My First Night of College, Not Like The Movies

https://youtu.be/f4ugCMfyhC8 In today's video, I recall my first night of college and the embarrassing way I introduced myself to my dorm floor. I moved away to college for the first time in the fall of 2014. The university I attended offered to move in students the day before the official move-in date if for some reason …

Continue reading My First Night of College, Not Like The Movies

Is Eating Disorder Recovery Possible? | Self Love Sunday

https://youtu.be/JfigZMv1Lpw Self Love Sunday is a day to talk about topics related to growth and self-acceptance. Today, we talk about my experiences with anorexia and what my "new normal" looks like post recovery. I try to answer whether recovery from anorexia is possible and honestly reflect on my mental health. The National Association of Anorexia …

Continue reading Is Eating Disorder Recovery Possible? | Self Love Sunday

I aimed a camera at the bird feeder for 30 minutes and here is that video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hxVf5Dn5gY&t=62s That's it, that's literally it, I aimed a camera at a Vermont bird feeder during a snowstorm for thirty minutes and here is how it went. I don't know if you have had a hard day or a hard week (hell, a hard year), but it's probably a good time for you to chill …

Continue reading I aimed a camera at the bird feeder for 30 minutes and here is that video

DEALING WITH POST-GRADUATION BLUES | SELF-LOVE SUNDAY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lyl8OjHk0_A Self-Love Sunday is a day to chat about positivity, self-acceptance, growth and self-love. In today's video, I discuss the feeling of "post-graduation blues" which is an emotional lull and a feeling of directionlessness following major life changes. I then deliver practical advice to attack it. My last three-and-a-half years were dominated by a five-class …

Continue reading DEALING WITH POST-GRADUATION BLUES | SELF-LOVE SUNDAY

Ditching the Plastic with Shampoo Bars

No, I'm not dirty. I had been looking for ways to reduce my waste lately--food waste, time waste, plastic waste, money waste--when my search to simplify coincided with a sobering realization. I put an awful lot of harmful crap on my body. Makeup, lotions, antiperspirants, tampons, medicine, shampoo, toothpaste and more, everything that comes into …

Continue reading Ditching the Plastic with Shampoo Bars