When I think of fall, I think of the color gold. Golden leaves that surely must have sparked the chaos of miners searching for gold in these hills, because how could nature shine so brilliantly without the help of precious metals? When I think of fall, I think of aspen trees and windy … Continue reading A Colorado Autumn
I've talked about this a little in previous blog posts, but I have a serious love//hate relationship with water in that just hate drinking it. I'm not really sure why. Growing up I think that water was just so bland and that I would rather have milk or juice instead. Now as a 21-year old, semi-adult, … Continue reading Staying Hydrated with Swell Bottle
For 2017, Ally's Year of Self-Care, I thought I'd start trying to write down 10 things a week that make me happy. Since doing this, I've found that I have a tendance to focus on the bad things that are going on in my life and in the world rather than all the good things. … Continue reading 10 things that make me happy (right now)
If there's one thing in my life that is a constant, it would be my love of tea. You should see our apartment--we have three bins packed full of teas and coffees. With the abundant variety that we have to choose from, I think it's really important to match your tea to your mood, or more … Continue reading Which tea // which mood??
In this year of new positions, new schedules, and new responsibilities, I found myself lacking in one huge department--self-care. As an RA, a volunteer EMT, a nursing student, and an employee, a friend, a sister, and a daughter, the amount of time I had to take care of myself, was practically nonexistent.