I'm back and it's time for a new series! Often, Christians use phrases that we and others don't fully understand. I think it's time to start changing that. I put up an Instagram story asking what phrases you think are most commonly misunderstood, and a couple of you mentioned "being saved." Today, I take a… Continue reading Ep. 9: What Does It Mean to “Be Saved”?
Tag: Joyful Creations
Summer Outfit Inspo // F21 Haul
Hello, my beautiful, amazing people!! Today is a fun one for you guys... I was waiting for a cloudy day to take photos for this and it finally came. I've bought a lot of clothes lately between thrift stores and Forever21, so I thought I'd share some outfit inspo for you all. Before I Start… Continue reading Summer Outfit Inspo // F21 Haul
Ep. 8: Contentment feat. Megan (+ giveaway winner!)
Are you happy where God has you? Or are you living life just looking ahead to the next big milestone or event? If so, I can relate 1000%, and you'll love this short and sweet podcast episode. Today, I sat down with Megan from Not So Perfect to discuss contentment, staying in the present, and… Continue reading Ep. 8: Contentment feat. Megan (+ giveaway winner!)
Road Trip, GIVEAWAY, and Challenge // come along with me
Hello my beautiful people!! I’m posting a couple days later than usual because I wanted to tell you all about the fun weekend I had! Today, we have a book giveaway and a little challenge for the comment section – can’t wait to get into it! But first, let me tell you about my girls-only… Continue reading Road Trip, GIVEAWAY, and Challenge // come along with me
Ep. 7: Dealing with Stress and Burnout
This time of year hits many of us like a ton of bricks. The last, long stretch before summer fills us with anxiety and stress, and it seems like everyone is asking us to do something. But in these busy seasons, I've found simple, practical ways to reduce stress and thrive. Today, I sat down… Continue reading Ep. 7: Dealing with Stress and Burnout
Yes, God is Enough for Me
Have you ever had a moment when you finally realized God is enough for you? So often I want God + (fill-in-the-blank), and everything in me screams that God is not enough for me. But this morning I had one of those "aha" moments. God felt so close, and I felt that yes, I could… Continue reading Yes, God is Enough for Me
Eating, Fitness, and Body Image: How I Finally Found Freedom, pt. 2
Aaaand I'm back with part two! If you haven't read part one, you can read that here:) Part one is important since I'm very to-the-point in my writing below, and I don't want it to seem harsh to anyone reading. I shared my struggle with body image and eating in part one, so please check… Continue reading Eating, Fitness, and Body Image: How I Finally Found Freedom, pt. 2
Eating, Fitness, + Body Image: How I Finally Found Freedom
Disclaimer: Of course, y’all know I’m not a trained dietitian or fitness instructor. I’m a teen like you. Take my advice like you would take a friend’s advice. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, please get help! I looked in the mirror and despised everything I saw. I had gained weight, and to… Continue reading Eating, Fitness, + Body Image: How I Finally Found Freedom
Dear Rachel… (an open letter to myself)
Hello, friends. Today's post is a bit unusual. See, I was at a bit of an emotional low-point a bit ago and just needed to write, so I simply sat down and wrote what I was thinking. It got off on a bit of a rocky, depressing start, but writing really did help me to… Continue reading Dear Rachel… (an open letter to myself)
Ep. 5: Are You Stuck in the Comparison Trap?
Do you ever feel that everyone else has it all together and you don't? Do you gloat when you feel you have more to offer than others? Do you beat yourself up when you feel less valuable than others? If so, today's episode will be encouraging to you. Today, I have Nikki Neu on the… Continue reading Ep. 5: Are You Stuck in the Comparison Trap?