For as long as I can remember, I've had this seemingly distant image of Maigan 2.0 in my head. The version of myself that eats healthy, drinks enough water, gets enough sleep, and does all kinds of other magical goal accomplishing. I've built up this perfect version of myself and made little to no effort … Continue reading The Right Time is Now
If you're anything like me, your mind is constantly running. From an internal to do list, to cringing over awkward moments in my past, to constant planning and worrying over my future. I just can't seem to get my brain to shut up. We spend so much time worrying about every aspect of life, but … Continue reading What My Cat Taught Me About Being Present
It's that time of year again! The time of shiny new goals to accomplish for this year, excitement and drive to pursue the things we care about, and a belief that we can finally become who we say we want to. Something about the resetting of the year gives us this feeling that we too … Continue reading How To Actually Accomplish Your Goals
Before 2018 started, I had never even heard the term "self-limiting behavior". Throughout the course of the year, I started hearing it in various books and TV shows and decided to dig a little deeper. Have you ever caught yourself daydreaming about quitting your job and traveling the world, and then an ugly little voice … Continue reading Get Out Of Your Own Way
Every day there are so many things that we seem to tune out. Things that seem so small and insignificant that we pass them by without a second thought. Something about mindfulness that has really struck me, is how much it helps you pay attention to and appreciate the little things in life. For example, … Continue reading The Little Things
“Awareness is the greatest agent for change.” - Eckhart Tolle
While I've been trying my hardest to ride this awesome wave of optimism off into the sunset, I found myself slipping back into all of my old doubts and negative feelings lately. A lot of thoughts about how I'll never make the money I need to save up and move out of state, live the … Continue reading Are You Really Doing Your Best?
I've been thinking about what it takes to be our most amazing, badass selves. What makes us push up our sleeves and say, "alright Universe, it's my time to shine"? What inspired me to start thinking like this is one of my best friends, Brandon. When I think of chasing dreams and doing whatever it … Continue reading Be Your Own Hero
As I mentioned in my previous blog post, The Revelation, my life has had its fair share of hard times. Those challenges and struggles led me to believe that I had unchanging, unwavering, cursed-by-a-vengeful-witch bad luck. I believed this thought so deeply that it became a part of my identity. I was constantly reciting Murphy's … Continue reading The Universe Has Your Back
I am not a positive person. I do not see the glass half full, and I do not look on the bright side of things. Anything that can go wrong usually will, and we’re all going to die one day, so what’s the point?
This has been my mindset for as long as I can possibly remember.