Being born in California, it was only natural that there was some Disney mixed into my mind, body and soul. And what luck that I also happened to be born on the same day as Walt himself! (It's still a "fun fact" I like to throw out there every so often.) Now, as I'm in my… Continue reading Why I can’t get enough of the Disney Kool-Aid
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 like nice things. I like decorating, putting things together that might otherwise have been separate. I like to design. I like to fengshui. I like to style. I LOVE organizing. I still get excited when I see office supplies & back to school displays in Target. I typically have to be led away. It… Continue reading How I hid my financial insecurity in my shopping basket
Each week I experience, at least once, what many call "the blues." Yes, I live in the "greatest country on earth." Yes, I experience white privilege on a daily basis. No, I'm not carrying around tens of thousands of student loan debt. I am healthy. I am loved. I am free. But, that doesn't mean… Continue reading Allowing myself to wallow
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
Why sharing life news is the worst idea you could possibly have, ever.
One day, something clicked. I felt a weight leave my shoulders, my soul. And now, I can honestly say that I am fully content with having absolutely no control in this crazy chaos of life.
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?