Personal

Clarity.

by: Kayley Anne

Sometimes when I am fresh out of bed, whether it be from a nap or a full night’s sleep, I attempt to be productive too soon. I will aimlessly stumble around straightening or organizing with no real purpose. It’s happened more than once that people who have the misfortune of seeing me in this moment [...]

Waking Up.

by: Kayley Anne

(photo taken in March 2013.) Tuesday morning. I slowly stir awake and remember there is no alarm to anticipate, no appointment to arrive at, no obligations until Wednesday. So rather than forcing my mind and body into consciousness and hurtling myself out of bed, I drift back to sleep – but not the deep, uncontrolled [...]

twenty-five-ish

by: Kayley Anne

One of my favorite authors is Shauna Niequist. Her book are composed of short personal essays that are packed with life lessons and inspiration. Her first two books have greatly impacted me this year, so I decided that in honor of 2013 coming to an end I would share portions of one of my favorite [...]

Resolutions.

by: Kayley Anne

The month of December has always served as a time of reflection for me, and I don’t think I am alone in this. One reason is because it is just before the New Year – which is something that we, as humans, have completely contrived. Despite the fact that time passes in a linear way, [...]

You matter.

by: Kayley Anne

I am overflowing today. I have had amazing conversation with five different people over the course of the past thirty hours and my heart is completely full. As much as I enjoy being in busy social environments surrounded by groups of people that I am familiar with, nothing can compare to having candid one-on-one conversations [...]