Burn Out

Burn Out

Wake up. Get dressed. Go to work. Drive home. Quick dinner. Sleep. Repeat. This is a sad reality for far too many people. Working to be able to make ends meet, but spending most of our time stressed out, working long hours, and not getting to enjoy the world or our friends and family. Now, [...]

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5 Little Things that I’m Thankful For

5 Little Things that I’m Thankful For

There's a lot to be thankful for in this life. Some big, some small, and some overlooked. Today, I'm thankful for these few little things that make the days better.  1. Mac & cheese from Cafe Eclectic. Y'all, seriously, it's so good. My day was pretty drab but I just had some for lunch so [...]

Alive. 

Alive. 

There was a point in time when I didn’t feel anything. There wasn’t hurt or anger, no love or happiness. I just existed. I’ve never been the person to think about suicide, but, I was empty. Void of emotions. I didn’t really want to exist, but at the same time, I was afraid of what [...]

I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry

Anxiety is an ugly monster that shows up to the party uninvited. It lets itself in and grabs a drink and kicks his feet up, knowing it'll hang around past its welcome. His favorite hobby is ruining friendships, relationships, and torturing the host of the party. And for so long, I let him stay and [...]

10 Things About Me & The Meaning Behind Ransomed and Redeemed

10 Things About Me & The Meaning Behind Ransomed and Redeemed

To kickoff my attempt at revamping the blog, I'm going to share a little about me, my life, and the meaning behind Ransomed and Redeemed. Thanks for tuning in 🙂  10 Things You Probs Didn't Know About Me  I'm not named after Bob Marley OR the dog from Marley and Me (yes, people ask, even [...]

Stepping Into the Real World: My First Week on the Job

My internship at Southern Bride Magazine is a dream come true. The five women in our office are warm, welcoming, and eager to help me learn the ropes. This semester, I will be writing three different blog posts weekly, that may or may not be published on their website! I am also under our Advertising [...]