You don’t need to explain yourself

I took January entirely off Twitter and Instagram. The break was long-anticipated, long overdue, deeply needed and very healing. hought that kept bubbling up during my detox was how much social media can put us in a position where we feel like we constantly need to explain ourselves and our choices. Social media is overwhelming almost by design. I’ve always been a frequent poster and pretty heavy social media user, and now I’m a digital marketer by trade so I feel a lot of pressure to be a *very online* person.

Five audiobooks to improve your life

Since diving into the world of audiobooks a few years ago, I’ve consumed a lot of nonfiction books that have helped expand my worldview and improve my life. Below I’ve compiled a list of some of my all-time favs, many of which I’ve listened to more than once. Whether your goals this year include improving your finances, being a better activist or ally, or prioritizing your mental health, check out this list for some A+ recos.