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Self-Delusions

I really enjoyed Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino. Jia writes the kind of book I would love to write one day. It's intelligent, analytical, witty and laden with personal experience from her own life. She doesn't pretend like she knows all the answers or that her view is the right one. She… Continue reading Self-Delusions

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New Decade Intention: Expanding

Elaine Welteroth is a maven of wisdom I didn’t know I needed in my life. It’s funny how books come with a message you need at the exact right moment in your life. I’m definitely at a point that I needed to hear her words in More Than Enough: Claiming Who You Are (No Matter… Continue reading New Decade Intention: Expanding

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Second Chances

As this year is coming to a close (actually this decade. Dang!), I am reflecting on second chances and growing from the past, not burying it. Some major themes in Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng was second chances, especially the lack of second chances you get to treat the people you love… Continue reading Second Chances

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Big Magic, Humble Beginnings

I’ll admit, I was a bit skeptical about reading Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. My friend lent me the book (without having read it first, I might add). I was convinced this was going to be some hoaky (this is definitely not a word) white people mess selling me self-help crap about living my best… Continue reading Big Magic, Humble Beginnings