December 2016 archive

2016: Year in Review

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2016 has been a wonderful year. So many firsts, milestones, and changes that have brought me to where I am now. I couldn’t be more thankful for all the challenges & opportunities that have come my way. Here are my favorite posts that sum up our year in review! (more…)

Why 2016 Wasn’t the Worst Year Ever: Appreciating the Positive

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Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve seen the many memes, quotes, and photos circulating the web griping that “2016 is the worst year ever” but in my opinion it never does anyone any good to focus on the negatives. Sure, we had a lot of tough knocks this year, but generalizing doesn’t help to sustain a positive outlook on the future. So why don’t we focus on all the good that happened this year rather than the disappointments and setbacks? (more…)