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 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 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