Self-discovery Q&A.


How do I feel at the moment?

Content, rested, and relaxed.

What do I need more of in my life?


What would make me happy right now?

If I could rid myself of body-image issues.

What is going right in my life?

My relationships with family and friends.

What am I grateful for? List at least 10 things.
  1. Being a nanny. It is so rewarding.
  2. My time in Bloomington. SO much growth has occurred since freshman year.
  3. Sunny spring days.
  4. Hot yoga.
  5. Daily texts from my mom.
  6. Candles.
  7. Good health.
  8. My admission into Northwestern’s graduate program.
  9. Being able to have people in my life that make a home a home.
  10. Colleen Hoover. One of my favorite authors at the moment. I have read 5 of her books so far this year.
When did I experience joy this week?

When I went hiking with Katie, Sammi, and Lindsey.

List 3 of my small victories and successes.

Embracing nature, a healthy lifestyle, and spending my energy on people/things that value me and lift me up.

What’s bothering me? Why?

Trying to figure out how I will afford NU tuition.

What are my priorities at the moment?

Finding the good each day, avoid obsessing over trivial details, and making $$ for school.

What do I love about myself?

My introverted and creative side.

Who means the world to me and why?

My little sister. She reminds me to be silly.

If I could share one message with the world, what would it be?

Let’s root for each other and watch each other grow. (A quote I found on Pinterest awhile ago.)

What advice would I give to my younger self? (Do I follow this advice now?)

Don’t let immature boys consume your thoughts, feelings, and actions. I am getting better at this each day.

What lesson did I learn this week?

Don’t judge a book by its cover.

If I had all the time in the world, what would I want to do first?

T R A V E L.

What’s draining my energy? How can I reduce or cut it out?

Body-image issues. Thoughts of affirmation and refocusing my energy on positive things can help me.

What does my ideal day look like?

Morning tea, exercise, outdoor time, sunshine, reading, lunch date with a friend or two, in bed by 10:30/11.

What makes me come alive? When was the last time I felt truly alive?

Taking pictures/modeling for pictures.

I felt truly alive when Katie and I celebrated our last Thursday out in Bloomington as students… even though I graduated in December.

What/who inspires me the most? Why am I drawn to those inspirations?

Nature, music, books, Alexis, my mom, and Katie. Common denominator: those things/people inspire me to be the best version of myself.

Where does my pain originate? What would need to happen for me to heal?

Comparison. I need to change the things that I can and not let the things that I cannot control influence me so much.

What are my strengths? What am I really good at?

Making people feel welcome, my job as a fitness instructor, collaging, taking pictures.

What is something I’ve always wanted wanted to do but was too scared?

Go on a spontaneous trip. NO PLANNING AT ALL.

What is something I would love to learn?


What hobbies would I like to try?

I have considered investing in a nice camera and taking some photography classes.

Where would I want to live my ideal life?

Arizona or Florida. Still deciding.

Where would I like to travel in the next 5 years?


What can I do to take better care of myself?

Stop comparing myself to others.

When have I done something that I thought I couldn’t do?

Lived in Spain for 4 months.

At the end of my life, what do I want my legacy to be?

I want to be remembered as a person that brought light, laughter, and love to others’ lives.


XOXO pretties.

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