26 Things I Learned at Twenty-Six

1. Cultivating a better sense of self-not everybody’s doing it. Not everybody gets more mature,  driven, or self-aware as they grow older. Don’t waste your time on these people, there’s too many awesome ones to surround yourself with. 2. Sometimes you’ll hate your day job. Don’t give up. 3. Follow your passions. They are the surest […]

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Out with the Old, In with the New

As I am closing out the last few weeks of my mid-twenties, and preparing to kiss twenty-six a sweet farewell, some changes need to be made. The change most relevant to you, my lovely readers: the blog name 26 and Stumbling. It occurred to me about a month ago that I hadn’t considered the fact […]

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The Point of Growth

The point of learning, of growing, of achieving, of self-improvement, is not to puff ourselves up. The point isn’t to inflate our egos or to spout off about the self-actualization we have attained, or to throw it around disguised as self-importance and arrogance. The point is to give it away. For it is not by […]

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The Vulnerabilty Project

“When we spend our lives waiting until we’re perfect or bulletproof before we walk into the arena, we ultimately sacrifice relationships and opportunities that may not be recoverable, we squander our precious time, and we turn our backs on our gifts, those unique contributions that only we can make.” -Brené Brown I gather inspiration from […]

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Inspiration is Everywhere (and Other Keys to Success)

Inspiration is everywhere. It is in our surroundings, the people we spend our days with and around, the music we listen to, in the very the air we breathe. And inspiration is usually most elusive when we are actively looking for it. Then, when you least expect it, inspiration hits you like a beam of light shining […]

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