This Is 30

It feels so good to finally be here. Anticipating thirty was about as enjoyable as going to the dentist for a cleaning. I hate the dentist and I hated working up to turning thirty. It made me queasy. It made me panic. It made me question what on Earth I have been doing my whole […]

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On Decision Making

Let’s talk about good versus great. What differentiates the good from the great? How do you get from one to the other? Decisions. Your decisions reflect who you are and who you aim to become. Your decisions pave the path to your future successes. I don’t want good. I don’t want acceptable. I don’t want […]

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In the Name of Love

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I would end the week by putting together a little list of things I love. I don’t particularly love this holiday, but I do love little reminders of the things that bring me joy. I am definitely a glass-half-full-the-miracle-is-just-around-the-corner kinda girl, and I try to make gratitude lists […]

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A Handbag Love Affair (plus a discount code)

As a writer for Ms. Career Girl, I see many benefits. I get the humbling opportunity to mentor young women as they discover their professional path, to be part of a community of women bloggers that helps to empower and inspire, and there’s the added bonus of getting to have my voice heard on a […]

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The Single Girl Rant

Sometimes, being single gets old. When you hit your late twenties, if you’re not in a relationship, people seem to think something is actually wrong with you. Like the fact that you haven’t settled down yet indicates you’re damaged, or completely insane.The picture above is of a card that one of my single girlfriends sent […]

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The Point of Growth

The point of learning, of growing, of achieving, of self-improvement, is not to puff ourselves up. The point isn’t to inflate our egos or to spout off about the self-actualization we have attained, or to throw it around disguised as self-importance and arrogance. The point is to give it away. For it is not by […]

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The Vulnerabilty Project

β€œWhen we spend our lives waiting until we’re perfect or bulletproof before we walk into the arena, we ultimately sacrifice relationships and opportunities that may not be recoverable, we squander our precious time, and we turn our backs on our gifts, those unique contributions that only we can make.” -BrenΓ© Brown I gather inspiration from […]

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