Friday Favs (Feel-Good Edition)

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning in dire need of a pick-me-up. It’s been a heavy week, both personally and nationally.. I’m so tired of all the political bickering and hate mongering that’s all over social media these days. Can the election please be over already? If you’re in the…

3 Important Perspectives

I’m aware that the world doesn’t need another white woman’s take on the disproportionate amount of black people being killed by police in this country. This isn’t about me. But I can’t just write a lighthearted list about food or entertainment today and ignore what is happening right now. Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. Two men killed in…

Empathy vs Sympathy

A couple weeks ago, I came across this video about the difference between empathy and sympathy. I’ve been thinking about it a lot since then. Especially the part about “at least..” statements. I know I’ve been guilty of trying to create a silver lining for others. I understand why we do it – we want…