Art by Tyler Spangler “Be a badass at rest,” my therapist said to me after I lamented about my inability to sit still and not let negative thoughts swirl in moments of stillness and quiet. “You’re still a badass, you’re just resting.” This mantra of being a “badass at rest” has been incredibly useful in…… Continue reading a badass at rest
First Philly Finds of 2020, lessss goooo. I came across these beautiful yarn flowers while strolling through the city one Sunday, and had a slight suspicion I knew who they might be by. And luckily Philly’s resident public art expert Conrad Brenner had the full story behind them. They were made by artist Lace in…… Continue reading Philly Finds Vol. 12
Photo courtesy of Philly Magazine Positive Publicity readers, please welcome an especially special person to the blog. Introducing 2019’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge Winner, Amanda Piccirilli-Hall. After months of hard work and thousands of votes, Amanda was awarded this title and gifted $15,000 from Philly Mag and Independence Blue Cross for the charity…… Continue reading FemFocused: Amanda Piccirilli-Hall of Ainsley’s Angels of America
There was a time I was quite frankly embarrassed to say that I ran a “Philly lifestyle blog” when meeting new people. At the time it seemed silly; I felt childish promoting my lil blog. “Ugh, another wannabe ~influencer~,” I would imagine people were thinking when I mentioned Positive Publicity. This was my own insecurity…… Continue reading finding confidence in your work.
I love when inspiration strikes while partaking in the most menial of activities. In this case, it was scrolling through Insta. As I was looking through the photos I have saved to my account, I had a Jimmy Neutron “brain blast” moment, when I figured out what I wanted today’s post to be about. In…… Continue reading Instagram accounts I follow for peace and sanity.
Perception. This has been a big topic in recent therapy sessions and conversations with friends. The way we think a scenario went. How we think a situation occured. How we think our future will inevitably play out. Perception is a funny and fickle thing. Have you ever thought someone to be rude in a conversation,…… Continue reading Perception vs. reality
** This is another contribution to the countless other articles and posts about comparisons. Anddddd right off the bat, I’m realizing I’m comparing my comparison blog post to other comparison blog posts *insert upside down smiley face emoji* ** I was at a recent therapy session, where I shared my innermost emotions of feeling “not…… Continue reading On the comparison game.