Let Go of Self-Doubt

Everyone has an opinion. On the type of relationship you have. The career you’re going after. The person you are becoming. Most of those opinions carry weight. Not because we want them to— but because we allow them to. During a point when I was debating whether to switch job paths, I listened to experts in every career field I ever thought about going in. Some suggested I go back to…. Read more

Where to Find a Little Spot of Solace

You know those days when you question whether you’re doing anything right? I get those. They usually include a call to my mom, mid-breakdown, while my husband looks on— terrified— contemplating whether flowers or wine or Modern Family reruns will make it better. Sometimes, the wine works. But most of the time, I’m just overreacting. I’ve adopted some small spots— my backyard, the park, a giant tree in the city— where…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Quit Judging Yourself

Happy dances and sobfests— that’s how I’d sum up the quarter-life. There are days us quarter-lifers are running the world with job promotions, innovative ideas and killer hashtag #skillz. Other days, we’re sulking over bad breakups, boring jobs and irrational breakdowns. Maybe it’s because we’re making too many checklists. Or maybe it’s because we’re judging ourselves too often over what we thought we’d have by this age. There are parts of…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Make Your Passion a Profession

I’m coming down from a weekend high spent in the Windy City. There’s something about Chicago that makes me feel loved. It might be the deep dish pizza. Or the killer martinis. But I think it’s really the people. Chicagoans are so kind. I had the privilege of kicking off Simply Stylist’s fashion and beauty conference on Saturday. My job was to inspire attendees to begin turning their passions into…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Life is Long

Welcome to part two of Mind Ready Monday: a weekly write up meant to boost your mindset. This week’s mantra doesn’t make a whole lot of sense on the surface. Life is long?! Typically, we can all agree life is short— time is flying, and that terrifies me. For the sake of our sanity, however, let’s look at things from another perspective for a minute: life is long. It’s something my…. Read more