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Growing in You: Five steps to Grow in all things you

Hey there! Welcome back to another blog post and welcome to a brand-new decade! The holidays are officially over, sadly Christmas trees are being undecorated and trashed, and you can no longer use the Christmas holiday as an excuse to eat all your favorite sweets! So, what are we to do now? According to YouTube […]

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Travel

The Hawaii Chronicles: #2 Finding the Aloha Spirit

Aloha! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog! For ten days I immersed myself in all things beach, authentic Hawaiian cuisine, culture, and learning about the Aloha Spirit! Walking off the plane after touching down in Honolulu I had no idea of the massive imprint the island of Oahu would have on me! […]

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Travel

The Hawaii Chronicles: #1 Airplane Essentials

Let the countdown begin! In exactly nine days I will be touching down in Oahu, Hawaii! No amount of frilly language can describe how enthusiastic I am! I can’t wait to immerse myself in the rich Hawaiian culture, hike to breathtaking views, and have one last expedition before the end of 2019! So, here’s a […]

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Food: The Happy Herbivore

Halloween Candies for the Felicitous Foodie

I’ve been meat free for nearly seven years now, throughout the years I have been committed to finding ways to enjoy my favorite childhood treats without compromising my values and choices. Recently, some of my favorite sweet treats have been “ruined” for me due to ingredients like gelatin; which is made with the skin, cartilage, […]

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Lifestyle

21 Lessons for 21 Trips Around the Sun

Hello! Just recently I celebrated my 21st birthday with the most incredible flock of people that I know! Turning 21 was probably one of the most surreal moments of my life, because of how slow and peaceful the whole day had been. 2019, although unplanned has been a hectic, emotional, train ride that put me […]

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Learning to Exhale

Our bodies are designed to run without any help. Your heart doesn’t think twice about producing the healthy blood that runs through your veins, and your brain is on a constant loop making sure all bodily functions are not only functioning properly but running smoothly. It starts to get complicated when you add feelings and […]

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Lifestyle

Solid Goals vs. Resolutions

Before my December vacation, I made a deal with myself to stall all writing until the New Year, so I was able to get a bit of a break creatively. This trick has worked in the past and has allowed me to produce my best creative work by giving all the wild ideas in my […]

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Patience Fuels the Process

“Patience is bitter, but it’s fruit is sweet.” -Aristotle In preparation for the New Year, I wanted to give a preview of The Freed Sparrow’s new ongoing New Years series! This series is called, 2019: The Year of You. In this series we’ll be tackling different topics such as creating goals vs unreliable resolution, concurring […]

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Lifestyle

Authentically You

Let me start off by saying, being authentic can be extremely hard. In a world where you are always wondering if people are being themselves or trying to be a version of something you’ve already seen; things can get lost in translation. When I decided to start this blog a while ago, I was blindly […]