My Five Winter Essentials

Happy New Year! It is crazy how fast 2017 has gone by, I truly hope that this year will be the year that all  your goals and dreams can be met! I haven’t made any resolutions for this year yet only because in the past I felt like I made goals that were aspiration oriented versus goal oriented so I felt like I wasn’t achieving much. I felt less organized and more discouraged, so this year I am working on creating more goal oriented resolutions that I know will be more satisfying by the end of the year. Did you make a list of resolutions for this year?

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What I Do When I Feel Stressed

Stress is something that seems to be inescapable lately. There is the good stress and the bad stress and I feel that I have fallen somewhere in between calm and manic. In order for me to better control my stress and anxiety, here are three things that I try to incorporate into my daily routine.

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Five Podcasts that I Currently Love

One thing that I have been dedicated to this summer is taking time to unwind and figure out something that will bring more joy to my life. One way that I find peace and relaxation is by listening to podcasts. What I love about listening is that I a) feel like I am learning something new b) feel like I am part of a conversation c) feel more motivated. There are so many podcast that are available on iTunes and all you have to do is subscribe (w/o a fee for most). I may be subscribed to over ten different podcast but I have a top five.

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A Day Trip

For my birthday in June, I took a day trip into my favorite city to spend the time with my older brother and his girlfriend. I know there are so many things to do in the city, but there is one place that I always find myself going back to at least once a year.

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Blog B-Day

It is the second year of The Girl From Connecticut! I am really excited to see what this new year brings not only for the blog but for life in general. I always reminisce about the day that I first started my blog, I wasn’t sure what I was doing, I had no idea how much work it would take and certainly did not know how much I would come to love and appreciate having a platform of my own. Yet amongst the stress from college and work when I come home, I have not given up on my dream for my blog. I am now on chapter 2 out of my more and I couldn’t be more thrilled.

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