A lot of big changes have been happening in my life lately, and while they're incredibly exciting, they've definitely taken me away from blogging for a hot minute. If you're one of my loyal readers - I apologize for my lack of articles in the recent months! But also, I'm not...because one of the main reasons I created Tori Talks was because I felt there was a void in my life when it came to writing. I was craving an outlet where I could continue to fuel my passion for it. And Tori Talks has given me all of that and more. But now, I'm able to put my passion to use at my job writing pitches, press releases, etc. And that has been fueling me so much that I haven't had the urge (or quite frankly the time) to sit down and crank out many articles. Finding a job that allows you to do what you love and put your skills to use is so rewarding - I'm an incredibly lucky gal!
If you know me, then you know I'm a huge art buff! The walls of my home are filled with paintings, prints, and everything in between from various places around the world. I've purchased pieces from vendors on the streets of Florence, Italy...talented locals in Central Park...Parisian artisans in France...and German creatives in the heart of Munich. One thing I've loved collecting more than anything, though, is local art from those right here in Charleston, SC. If you didn't know, let me be the first to tell you that this coastal town is packed with extremely talented artists!
I've been seeking a way to link my blog with my love for local art, and so I've decided to highlight some of my favorites here on Tori Talks though my new 'Local Love' series to give you some insight into their artistic background, creative processes, and what inspires their work! First up is one of my favorite painters in Charleston: Morgan Cole.
Despite the flak they receive, you can’t deny that millennials excel at a lot of things. We are a group of driven, focused, goal-oriented, active individuals. We fight for what we believe is right. We work hard to create a fulfilling life for ourselves and others. We strive to ensure a better future for all. We are environmentally conscious, care about the products we use, and research thoroughly before making big life decisions. All in all, we’re a group of pretty badass, thoughtful people. Yet, there is one area in which we are absolutely failing as a whole, and that’s dating.
Choosing where to live as a post-grad is such a daunting task.
Should you move back home with your parents to save money for a bit? Should you teach abroad for a few years? Should you stay put in the same city where you went to college? Should you take a leap of faith and move to a new city where you literally have no contacts?
Tori Talks was created to inspire people to become the most authentic and empowered versions of themselves - a space where personal experiences, tips, and tidbits guide others to live strong, grounded, and powerful lives.