Category: Inspiration and Motivation

Starting the New Year as my Best Self

Starting the New Year as my Best Self

I received the Be Your Best You notebooks by ClassTracker in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own–thank you for supporting The Wise Willow!  It’s officially 2018! Each time a new year comes, I can’t help but wonder where the […]

Reverse Bucket List: 2017

Reverse Bucket List: 2017

I did one of these posts quite a long time ago! (*Looks back at archives to see when it was*…December 30th, 2015…woah!) This list was more of an overarching list of things that I have done throughout my entire life, so I wanted to make […]

What I Love about Blogging: My Two Year Blogiversary

What I Love about Blogging: My Two Year Blogiversary

I started this blogging journey on August 8th, 2015 with no idea of what it would eventually become. I knew that I wanted to reconnect with my love for writing, and decided to see what the future would hold! I am grateful each time I […]

The Power of the Past: Poems from my Childhood

The Power of the Past: Poems from my Childhood

On August 8th my blog will be two years old. Just writing that out makes it feel more real! I started this journey in a time that feels so different from the present, and my blog has grown with me. Today I was going through […]

Being a Bawse

Being a Bawse

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Blogmas Day 9: Learning from Creativity

Blogmas Day 9: Learning from Creativity

When I was younger, creativity was a natural part of my life. I loved to read, write, draw, and imagine. It was a natural extension of my true self, and how I spent much of my time. As I got older, this creativity got replaced with […]

Blogmas Day 6: Kindness, A Ripple Effect

Blogmas Day 6: Kindness, A Ripple Effect

As the year starts to near its close, I’ve been reflecting on what has had a significant impact on me in 2016. As I thought through everything that has impacted me this year, there was an underlying element that connected it all: kindness. Kindness was present […]

Blogmas Day 2: My Experience with ThredUp

Blogmas Day 2: My Experience with ThredUp

Last weekend I found myself on Pinterest, as I often do, and came across a pin about ThredUp. I had seen pins about this company before, but had never ventured to the site to see it for myself. So on a chilly winter evening I […]

Thanksgiving Reflections: Gratitude in 2016

Thanksgiving Reflections: Gratitude in 2016

As I sit here on a chilly November night, my heart is filled with so much gratitude for how far I’ve come over the past year. The list of what I am thankful for could go on for pages and pages, possibly even hours! I […]

The Art of Rekindling Inspiration

The Art of Rekindling Inspiration

We’ve all been there: feeling as though our day is moving in slow motion, desperately wanting to get everything done but feeling as though you don’t know where to start. Before you know it, you’ve started four different tasks to no avail, and feel even […]