I’ve had this blog for almost a decade and I love it so damn much and I don’t spend nearly enough time on it. #Sorrynotsorry to write one of those posts in which I reflect on blogging but I wanted to invite you into my brain spiral that leads to my writer's block with the goal to hopefully spend more time creating and less time spiralling. Keep reading if you want to hear my anxiety screed.
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.
Slow fashion for your Instagram feed
If you’re looking for to refresh your Insta feed with some slow fashion inspo look no further. I’ve been following the folks listed below for months if not years and they always provide wonderful style inspo paired with thoughtful reflections on fashion, style, consumerism, and how access to fashion is linked to social justice.
Embracing my inner woo
For me, spiritual practices can invite an opportunity for imagination and self-reflection that is always interesting and insightful. Whether I’m reading my birth chart, pulling tarot, or doing a sun salutation, I can’t deny that I always feel connected to my best self when I lean into my inner woo.
Since the first minute everything shut down in March of 2020, one question has consumed my thoughts: “how long is this going to last?”