"If you don't have something nice to say, at least make it funny." My Golden Rule


"She conquered her demons and wore her scars like wings."


Hi there! 

I’m Michelle Savage, a writer, entrepreneur, mom and transformation junkie. I live with my man-partner (soon to be hubby) and our three collective kids in a big blended family in suburban Austin.

What lights me up?

Talking about challenges and breakthroughs, doing our purpose-driven work in the world, raising kiddos and the often hilarious absurdity of it all. 

From ah-ha moments to oh-shit moments, I created This Savage Life to be a place to come for encouragement, inspiration and community.  I know how hard it can be to believe in yourself and step into your purpose when the rest of the world tells you you're nutz-o.

So why follow the uncharted path? Because you have to. That little voice inside is nagging you to get out there and do your thing and ignoring it is more painful than stepping into the truth of who you are. 

 Maybe you desperately need a breakthrough, or a little nudge in a new direction. Maybe you’re looking for a community that champions progress over perfection. You’re in the right place!

I’m no guru, but I do know for sure that there are miracles all around us, often hiding in the mundane. We just have to look. My job is to help you find them.

Thank you for riding along!