Why You Should Trade Half In, Half Out for All In

February 22, 2017 It wasn’t hot, and it wasn’t cold. The sky wasn’t sunny, but it wasn’t dark. The...

The True Source of Strength

Wild dolphins twice her size brushed past her legs. A school of fish bounced off her skin, and baby...

10 Things I Learned from 30

Settling in: to arrange yourself and the things you own so you feel comfortable in a new place. Approximately...

How to Treat Life Like a Video Game

A text screenshot saved in my “Things That Make Me Happy” Google doc from August 2016: “Closing time… Time...

How to Not Lose Yourself in a Relationship

“‘Tomorrow, if we got divorced, I would be sad, but I would be okay.’” Beau adjusted his baseball cap...

Life Lessons

From failures to daily wins, these are stories with a lesson at the end.

About me

Hi, everyone.
My name is Annie!

This is the story of my life, and the story of others' lives, too - just for you. Each article features a real story with life lessons and takeaways. Enjoy!

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Interviews with badasses

From guy + girl bosses
to quitting jobs
and following dreams,
these people are
pretty awesome.

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