Fearless

Let’s talk about fear. Fear cheers you on as you remain stagnant. It keeps you complacent. It bars you from achieving everything you are capable of. It┬ákeeps you hiding in the shadows and cowering away from your incredible potential. It coaxes you into compromising who you are, telling you that you aren’t good enough and […]

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The Truth About Dating

I recently had dinner with a couple of girlfriends from college who have known me forever. Eventually, the topic of conversation turned to our love lives, which is pretty standard for close friends who haven’t seen each other in a good number of months. One of us is newly married, one has been dating her […]

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In the Name of Greatness

They say that in order to love another you must love yourself first. But do you ever find it difficult to love yourself? I have always found it pretty easy to give love freely to others. To the people that come into my life, friends and strangers alike, I am compassionate. I am able to […]

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Work In Progress

Sometimes it’s difficult to be brave and honest and well-spoken and tactful. Sometimes it is exhausting to keep trying to be kind when you want to scream, to smile when you want to cry from frustration, and to remain calm when it seems like the obstacles just won’t stop coming. You’re an adult. You have […]

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Smart Networking: The Importance of Connection

One of the most significant contributing factors in making it to the top is the importance of connection. People are the key element to your professional happiness and continued success. Your network can help you leverage your effectiveness, aide you in capitalizing on your career goals, bring you balance, and enhance your professional path up […]

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Vienna, Austria

You guys, I went to Austria. And it was amazing. Around a year ago I promised myself that I would do a few certain things, just for me. Things that would enable me to discover deeper parts of myself. Things that would help me in my search for self-knowledge and self-love. One of these things […]

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On Being Your Own Superhero

Place your hands on your hips, feet shoulder-width or greater distance apart, and stare up into the sky for two minutes. How do you feel? Confident? Positive? Powerful? There’s a study which proves that standing like a superhero for 120 seconds acts as a performance enhancer- increasing your focus, boosting your confidence, increasing your testosterone, […]

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Perks of Side Hustling

What do you do in your free time? Free time is a tricky thing for me. I’m a hustler; a mover and a shaker and a go-getter, and just a tiny bit of an overachiever. I like to be busy and firmly believe in the mantra that if you aren’t moving forward, you’re moving backward. […]

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How To Survive Your Twenties

Sometimes, I really wonder just how I have made it this far. How have I conquered so many challenges and not spontaneously combusted in the process? It’s a miracle. Life is hard. Adult responsibilities are hard. Adult decisions are hard. Work is hard. Sometimes just existing is a feat of strength. Here’s what I have […]

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Seasonal Baking: Pear and Bluberrry Vanilla Cake with Honey Drizzle

I adapted this recipe from one I found on juliasalbum.com and it originally called for peaches. However, peaches are a stone fruit that aren’t in season until this summer. I substituted pears for peaches and it turned out wonderfully! The blueberry and pear worked great as complementary flavors, with the sugar and honey adding a […]

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