Woah that was a long hiatus. I’ll be honest, I felt weird not posting every week. I’ve been in this job-hunting/figuring out what my life #goals are, kind of a funk lately and this hovering overcast hasn’t been helping. Also, my body physically got sick from stressing myself out so much. Didn’t know that was actually a thing…And if you know me, you know I’m extremely chill and don’t like to stress about things, so that honestly probably shocked my system which is pretty crazy.

SO now, I’m consciously choosing to be happy, upbeat, and follow where my heart desires starting now even when those waves of self doubt or negative thoughts start coming down. Everything is up to me and me only and always has been. All about that manifestation life these days, ya know?

And you know when they say, “when one door closes, another one opens”? Well that just happened to me with a job I (extensively) interviewed for and eventually ended up not getting the position. But that same day, my friend texted me asking if I wanted to go to Tahiti for a month in August….Coincidence??! I think not….Just the universe working it’s weirdly amazing magic.

A job will come when it’s supposed to. I’ll still be searching around, but not to the point of sickness(…). And even if it’s not up to the potential/standards that I see for myself and what I could be doing at the moment, I know it’s just a stepping stone for something greater in the future.

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I was talking to my friend last night about how this summer is going to be one for the books. We just feeeeel it you know? I have had a Summer playlist going for about 2 years now where I keep adding songs to it whenever I hear something niiice that just fits into the summer vibe (at least my summer vibe). I figured I shouldn’t let this playlist go to waste on my ears only so here you go:

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Soo grateful for the friends and family I have! Memorial Day weekend/my birthday party was the best. For real though back to reality this week. Maybe June will be the month of no drinking, resetting, and working a lot. So excited to see what this summer brings after this weekend. Ready for an amazing (short) week with lots of good vibes <3

Really not sure what to call this recipe but I think “scramble” will do it justice.

So I was craving something hardy, nourishing and spicy with lots of flavaaa the other day and saw we had some cauliflower we needed to use up before it went bad. So, I decided to play around and see what kind of concoction I could come up with.

It ended up coming out SOO freaking good and satisfying which is exactly what I was aiming for. It’s also super healthy and light which makes it that much better. I personally would put this over some zoodles or quinoa/rice. You could easily eat it on its own as well. Perfect for a chilly day in my opinion.

Fun Facts: 

Consuming 100 g of cauliflower provides 80% of your vitamin C daily needs.

Cooking for thirty or more minutes reduces health benefits of cauliflower by 75%.

It was my birthday on Monday!! My birthday was on a Monday so it pretty much looked like the pic above. Nothing has changed haha.

You would think that turning 23, with a college degree (that rhymed), living at home with no job tied down would be super stressful and anxiety-inducing. Well I would be ridiculous and truly kidding myself and whoever is reading this if I said it’s all peachy over here because it’s not!

I wouldn’t be a normal human being, especially in this day and age, if I told you I feel great about being jobless and living at home haha. BUT I will say that I’m extremely fortunate/grateful in that I can take my time in this job-hunting process I’m in right now and not rush into anything I’m not 100% percent sure I want to pursue.

WHERE I’M AT:

I’ve realized that it honestly all comes down to not giving a flying you-know-what about what anyone else thinks about where I’m at in life and staying honest with myself. And not just saying “I don’t care what anyone else thinks” but truly believing it and living that motto out. I just came back from traveling for 3 months, so of course I’m going to be behind in the job department. And for whatever reason it’s finally setting in that that’s actually okay despite where other people are at.

I had dinner with some friends the other night where I was bouncing job ideas off of them (in a somewhat frantic banter now that I look back on it), telling them about my “Work” tab with over 100 jobs I’ve bookmarked over the past few weeks. It wasn’t until one of my friend’s mentioned that I should simply just take my time in the job process and not worry about it when I realized I need to chill out and that only I am creating this stressful weight on my shoulders to nail down a job like, tomorrow. I know for a fact this stress I create comes from a place inside where I see my friends working, making money, and also another place where I see how I’ve grown up extremely fortunate, surrounded by pretty successful people and have lived a pretty well-traveled/lived life so far. And so naturally, I want to match such success with whatever career I choose and what I end up doing with my life. Which you can see could be kinda stressful, ya? (I hope that all made sense…)

SO, if you’re in a similar kind of boat then my words of advice would be to just confirm with yourself that you know you’re on your right path, despite it being different from where maybe your friends or other colleagues are at! I hate that I’ve created this stress ball in the back of my mind that says I have no job therefore I am useless and not doing anything substantial. I’m gonna call BS on that. Even if I feel like I may not be where I want to be yet, it’s only a part of this big process! Duh. Everything that’s happening at this moment will play a part in where I eventually end up, even if it doesn’t seem relevant at the moment. WHAT I’M TRYING TO GET AT is that 23 is going to be the most exciting year yet and I cannot wait to see what the future holds.