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Secrets of Adulthood

If you’ve read my book review of The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, you may already know how much I love habits and personal growth. In her book, Gretchen writes about a thing called ‘secrets of adulthood’, which are lessons she’s learned growing up that would be good to remember for later.

Today, I turned 24 years old and figured it would be fun to share with you 24 things I’ve learned in 24 years.

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Document Your Life: March + April 2019

In which I go on walks with my dog Nugget, check out my new apartment for the first time, and pick up my best friend Laura from the airport. Music: The Paper Kites – Halcyon (iTunes/Apple Music – Spotify)…


Mini Book Reviews: Q3 and Q4 of 2018

This post includes affiliate links. First of all, my apologies for neglecting my seasonal book review posts these past few months. I’m going to assume that getting a puppy is a good enough excuse to be off the radar…

A paperback copy of The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin on a table with triangles in wood, yellow, black, and red in a geometric pattern
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Book Review: The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin Genre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help Publication date: 2009 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 331 Format: Paperback Add to Goodreads | Buy from The Book Depository Synopsis Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest…


Document Your Life: January + February 2019

In which I go to the local cat café, spend time with my autism service dog in training Nugget, and make pancakes with friends. Music: Joshua Radin – My My Love (iTunes/Apple Music – Spotify)…

Two books on a pile on top of a white dresser. The background is light grey. The books are 'Tiny Houses' and 'Dit is een goede gids'.
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Read Fewer Books

For years, my Goodreads reading challenges have been set to goals like 100, 80, 50 books (depending on how much I had going on that year). In 2019, my challenge is set to 25 books. And for the first…


Guest Post: Donating My Hair

This is a guest post written by Laura. Check out her blog! Hello, my name is Laura. You might have seen me around on Lauren’s channels — I am her best friend after all, meaning I often also carry…


Document Your Life: December 2018

In which I pick up my service puppy Nugget and celebrate the holidays with family. Music: Joshua Hyslop – This Is How It Goes (iTunes/Apple Music — Spotify)…