Dear Resolutions, It’s Been Real

Dear New Years Resolutions. IT’S BEEN REAL. But, we’re breaking up now… Let’s be honest — we spent the first week of 2016 aiming to look like Blake Lively, while dreaming big like #girlboss Jessica Alba, all while eating SO. MUCH. KALE. And now… you just want a donut. We all want a freaking donut. So, I thought we’d be real with each other and figure out how to actually make our…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: What is Success?

It’s Monday. Which usually requires two cups of coffee and a self-pep talk on the way to work. I’ve been giving myself a lot of those pep talks lately. Mostly because of work changes requiring me to practice what I preach — that is, to shed self-doubt.  This little space — this blog, this creativity corner, this passion project of mine — is now my career. Something I never planned…. Read more

Enjoying the Journey in a Tech-Crazed World

There are days when I overwhelmingly feel the impact of my quarter-life status. Meaning, there are points when a persistent voice inside my head wonders, Is this where I should be? Naturally, we all want to become the best, most successful versions of ourselves— which inevitably prompts us to question whether we’re taking the right steps. We essentially have two realities to now fulfill: online and offline. I’m sure twenty-somethings have…. Read more

Five Rules for Drafting New Years Resolutions

I imagine most of you are dreaming up New Years resolutions today. Procrastinate less. Lose weight. Change jobs or get promoted. Those seem to creep up on everyone’s list each year. It also seems we unrealistically wish transformations would happen overnight. Each year, January 2nd feels like a let down. It’s the dreaded day I realize my life is no different than it was December 31st. Dreams will merely remain…. Read more