This morning a dear friend of mine texted me an inspirational quote, as she usually does most mornings,  that really made me stop and reflect. It read: "Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path." Wow.  If you've been following along with my posts over the last year, you'd know [...]

One Year Blog Anniversary!

Today, I got a reminder from Timehop that exactly a year ago I started my blog. Wow! While I haven’t kept up with it as much as I originally intended to, nor did I write about what I intentionally set out to write about, I have been so humbled by the amount of support and [...]

Let’s Talk About Therapy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  Today is World Mental Health Day, so I want to get real with you. A few days ago, I shared on my Instagram (@ashburgett) that this summer was really rough for me. I experienced one of the most traumatic life events that I wouldn't wish on anyone (although I know it happens all the [...]

Putting Down Roots

Putting Down Roots

Over the last few years, I've struggled with the idea of putting down roots. When will it happen? Where will I eventually settle? Am I wasting away my life moving all around or am I gaining experience? I moved to South Carolina for undergrad and each summer I would move to a different city with [...]

Starting Fresh: 16 Goals I Want To Accomplish By The End Of This Year

So far, 2017 has been a never-ending struggle with accountability and motivation. At the end of 2016, I was so determined to stick to my New Year's resolutions list and finally make 2017 the year I actually follow through with my goals. But, I’m pretty sure I gave up New Year’s day. It was so easy [...]