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
For the past two months I have been helping my mom clear out my grandpa's house and now our own home, my childhood home, as she readies herself for her new adventures out West. I've found pretty hysterical pieces of artwork, toys from all stages of various obsession, and dozens upon dozens of journals. After spending… Continue reading The “Bite Me” Chronicles Return
Emotional intelligence is Caitlin Fry's mantra for 2015...and it should be yours too!
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