It's the Friday of Labor Day weekend, and I am writing an overdue blog post. Overdue because my goal is to write at least one post a week, but lately, my timing has been awful. For some reason I am unable to keep my own personal goals to the same standards as my professional ones. From a… Continue reading How can I care about personal goals?
I must confess the truth. Leaving Chicago has been the best decision I've ever made in my life. I tried. I really did try to make it work. I gave myself completely to the demands of the city. I worked overnights, double shifts, all for minimum wage. Tried to mold myself to fit in… Continue reading Sometimes you’ve got to give in to win
I have been letting myself down a lot this past year. I've been making excuses for why I'm treading water. I've been blaming the universe for giving me difficult circumstances, that prevent me from moving forward. I then decide that the solution to get away from all this negative juju invading my headspace is to well, move. Queue positive vibes &… Continue reading Why I succeed at failing
Note: This post is going to be one of the more personal, and candid posts I have done in a while. Thank you in advance for all of your support! Over the last 2 + years I have been inspired by a couple individuals in the health and fitness world. Why? Because they radiate positivity. They encourage… Continue reading The Journey to Building Champions
20 and even 30-somethings are beginning to create their own jobs. Saying "screw you" to those refusing to hire them until "they pay their dues."
After leaving my career aspirations behind to try another path, is 2015 going to continue on a path of wellness and happiness or a new round of struggles and questions?
Emotional intelligence is Caitlin Fry's mantra for 2015...and it should be yours too!
After 20 months at WGN Radio, I am moving my "concentrations elsewhere." That is, I was offered a full-time retail management job, and I can't keep both my full-time hours + scheduled shifts at 'GN. Something had to give. This isn't me giving up on my dreams of writing, of educating, of informing. Life is… Continue reading Times They Are A-Changin’
I finally took the time to have these crafted up (they look much better in person than as an iPhone photo, I promise) and hopefully I got enough of them, 250 and all. Ya never know when you'll need to make a makeshift deck of cards at a party. Now, to find a job with… Continue reading The Business Card That Just Won’t Quit!
I have been a college graduate for seven months now and the reality of being done with my undergraduate career still wakes me up in the morning with a shift kick in the behind, waking me up to the reality that I am still on that terrifying job hunt. I like to think that I… Continue reading Why You Need to Learn to Become a Superhero at College