taylor swift’s evermore, my secret session

i’ve loved taylor swift ever since i was 15, and my first boyfriend had just broken up with me over the phone, and i heard a song come on the radio called “tim mcgraw” that captured everything i was feeling so poignantly. and taylor hasn’t stopped writing the soundtrack to my life for the last 15 years. i swear, every time she comes out with a new album, it’s like she’s been spying on what’s going on in my exact reality + writes songs specifically about situations i’m experiencing. and i guess that’s exactly what makes her a fantastic songwriter in my eyes. every song has a story. she writes pure raw emotion, and somehow finds words to convey the most nuanced of relationship dynamics. and i think how […]

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december intentions + writing updates for this year

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Here’s what I feel like I had to learn in 2020 before executing on what I’m planning for my December intentions: I basically spent a whole bunch of time coming up with ideas for both blogs + books but never really committing to which I wanted to focus on creating first. Also, I had been helping Reid create his online course and launch his company for most of this year, so when he launched before Thanksgiving, I feel like a huge weight lifted, and now I feel more free to start committing to what content I want to create for my own writing. I think I’m finally giving myself permission to stop feeling guilty that I’m in such a place of privilege to be able to focus on my […]

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