It’s time we started living…

Imagine going through life constantly trying to be something you’re not. Imagine knowing, no matter how hard you try, it’ll never be enough. It’s work - every day. It’s hours in front of a mirror, facing your closet, or posing for social media. It’s fearing what others will say or think. Does this make me... Continue Reading →

5 Stars for “Dietland”

"We're different in a way that everyone can see. We can't hide it or fake it. We'll never fit society's idea for how women should look or behave, but why is that a tragedy? We're free to live how we want. It's liberating, if you choose to see it that way." -Sarai Walker, Dietland This... Continue Reading →

P.U.P. #3: Scents & Sensibility

You read that correctly: I'm talking 'scents' in a world clearly lacking sensibility. I know what I like and I stick to itThis is a personal update post (puppy pictures included) and I'm going to get personal - personal hygiene that is. Fun fact: I don't particularly like 'smelling like a girl' and having to use 'feminine'... Continue Reading →

It’s YOUR Story – Do you hold the pen?

“When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen” -Unknown That is the mission, the true purpose, behind being Dauntless. Life isn't about being better than anyone else and comparing yourself to others. It's not about trying to meet unrealistic standards and expectations. Dauntless is a lifestyle, a way of... Continue Reading →

"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." -Harvey Fierstein Dear Readers, Speak up. Don't be afraid to stand for what's right and ask for what you want. Be brave. You are in charge of how you feel and who you... Continue Reading →

Making Mirrors Our Friend

Ever look in the mirror and go yikes! That's how I look!? Ever stop and notice how many mirrors there are in our daily lives? I'm not just talking about mirrors in changing rooms and hair salons. We come face to face with our reflection practically everywhere we go. We see it in windows, puddles, cups and... Continue Reading →

On Food & Cooking

Have I ever mentioned how much I LOVE COOKING!? (I also love food in general, but that's besides the point.) Baking, broiling, mixing, sauteing - I'm a fan of it all. The kitchen is, and always has been, my safe space. It's often referred to as "the heart of the home" and whenever I'm home,... Continue Reading →

You are one of a kind: the one and only you. You are unique, something truly special. There is no one else quite like you. You are responsible for your own feelings and actions, the decisions you make are yours. Your attitude belongs to you. Own it. Embrace it. And BE THAT YOU. "To be yourself... Continue Reading →

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