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A Caribbean Thanksgiving

A Caribbean Thanksgiving

“Old ways won’t open new doors” – Ashley Bridget Hey Peeps! How was your Thanksgiving? This year I ditched the traditional and spent my Gratitude Gobble Day in Belize. I had a GRAND old time learning (literally) how chocolate is made (and making some of my own), getting drunk on…

Hack For Creating A Daily Journaling Habit

Hack for Creating A Daily Journaling Habit

As someone who is dedicated to personal development and always pushing myself to learn more, do more, and be better, I decide to start a new habit sometimes as often as every day. Some habits I never actually start. Some I do for a few days or weeks or years…

3 Year Journal Exercise

3 Year Journal Exercise

Imagine you are having a perfect morning. You wake up fully refreshed in an amazing bed. You have a delicious breakfast looking out over a breathtaking view. Maybe you’re alone, maybe you’re with people you love spending time with. You decide to go for a drive in the car of…

When Fig Beetles Attack

When Fig Beetles Attack

Talk about a serious case of misconceptions. Fig beetles have such a bad reputation, but they are amazing! When I first moved to my neighborhood I couldn't help but notice these giant, bright green, buzzing monsters! They have a habit of flying right towards your head, and like most people,…

Thank You For My Big Life Moment: New In Los Angeles

Thank You for my Big Life Moment: New in Los Angeles

Big news! Takara Sights is no longer a Bay Area (Bay Area adjacent) girl! That’s right. As some of you have already heard, I’ve moved to Los Angeles! I unpacked the final box today, so it's officially official. I am so excited to be joining many of my friends and…

What Is A Passionista?

What is a Passionista?

Passionista is a new word. It has rapidly been gaining popularity in league with the boss babe, girl boss movement and made it big when Passionistas: Tips, Tales and Tweetables hit #1 Bestseller on Amazon. But, it’s still new enough that I think some of you may be in the…

I Think I Can

I Think I Can

Your limiting beliefs are powerful and, if you let them, they will keep you from accomplishing anything in your life. I did not believe for a for a long time that I would have the things I wanted. I thought I didn’t deserve them. I thought I was too young,…

Content Fasting

Content Fasting

I love hearing stories. I love learning new information. I collect facts like I collect bottle caps, only facts are far more fun. Did you know that cashmere comes from cashmere goats? Did you know some caterpillars are cannibals? I can take facts with me anywhere and employ them in…

Good And Angry

Good and Angry

Anger is strange. It’s an emotion I don’t often realize I’m feeling. I can tell when I’m livid, when I’m outraged. That feels like churning fury that needs an outlet: through my fists, and if not that, my feet, and if not that, my mouth, and if not that, my…