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
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!
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!
As I wrote in my last post, myself and many of my colleagues are returning to their parent's homes to figure out their post-college paths. I've been home for about a week and I'm slowly getting a routine together. But it is strange to be back in my hometown after being gone for 4 years.… Continue reading How to Establish Your Adult Self in Your Hometown
Doesn't everybody love "how to" lists? They not only simplify otherwise complex tasks but they also perceive the "be" part as easily attainable by one and all! As a recent journalism school graduate, I have looked back on my experiences at the school and various media outlets and have decided that to become a successful… Continue reading How to Be a Successful Journalist in 2013