How to find motivation [for anything] while stuck at home.

When I first started working a “big girl job” five years ago, the ability to work remote was really at the hand of an individual organization and their preferred policy. In my time so far at two different companies, their preferences couldn’t be more opposite (One was pretty supportive, the other simply didn’t believe in… Continue reading How to find motivation [for anything] while stuck at home.

It’s okay to choose yourself even if you will disappoint other people.

Mom: "I'm not mad, I'm just disappointed." We all know it, we all hate it. And there's a reason those words hit so hard... It's because we tend to over worry about other people's feelings, especially the people we care most about like friends or family members. We innately want to make sure they are… Continue reading It’s okay to choose yourself even if you will disappoint other people.

What to do when you fall out of love with him, but still love his family.

We are going to categorize this blog post as a "Part Two" of a recent one I wrote a few weeks ago...which also gives me the added benefit of shamelessly plugging it right now if you haven't read it yet. Linked here for your reading pleasure 🙂 In that post, I wrote about how critical… Continue reading What to do when you fall out of love with him, but still love his family.

Social media lies to you, so don’t let it define you.

A lot of people credit millennials as the social media generation, and while they wouldn’t be wrong, the start of social media in the early 2000’s was way less influential than it is today. We are talking about having a top friends list on MySpace and a-now-very-embarrassing username on AIM messenger (“shoppinggirl18”, nice to meet… Continue reading Social media lies to you, so don’t let it define you.

Friends will come and go your whole life, until they stay.

Ironically, the idea for this blog post came as I was having a conversation with my best friend, who also happens to be my longest running friend, clocking in at nine years, six months and three days (shout-out to you, giggles). Before, and even after her though, I had a lot of friendships that didn’t… Continue reading Friends will come and go your whole life, until they stay.