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Your life outside of work should be one you enjoy. 

How This Habit Tracking App Made Me More Productive

How This Habit Tracking App Made Me More Productive

When it’s time to get stuff done, I’m either hyper focused or so distracted that I forget whatever task is in front of me. And unfortunately, the only thing that forces me to concentrate is the adrenaline rush I get when a deadline is quickly approaching.  I usually...

30 Therapeutic Journal Prompts for Self-Reflection

30 Therapeutic Journal Prompts for Self-Reflection

    Every day, world news gets more overwhelming, more traumatic, and more difficult to process. So many people are trying to fight for Black lives by donating, protesting, signing endless petitions, and facilitating difficult conversations. But while you...

Why I Took a 5-Month Creative Break

Why I Took a 5-Month Creative Break

If I’m not creating anything, that’s not because I don’t have any ideas. It’s because I have too many ideas and the thought of executing them exhausts me. Or maybe it scares me. Intimidates me? My fear is that the final outcome won’t be anything like what I...

Stay Energized and Keep from Burning Out

Stay Energized and Keep from Burning Out

I’m guilty of trying to find a quick fix when I need a boost of energy. Coffee, vitamins, lots of sugar. And I’m not the only one. So many of us are used to searching for that immediate high, even when we know it isn’t healthy.  Now, if you’re looking for another...

Your Apartment Hunting Checklist

Your Apartment Hunting Checklist

As a creative, my home is my sanctuary. I write on my couch, edit at my dining table, and brainstorm in my shower. Every room has a purpose, but the search to find this lovely place wasn’t an easy one. I had two weeks to grab an apartment and move in before starting a...

Finding a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Finding a Healthy Work-Life Balance

My No. 1 goal for 2019 was to make choices that make me happy. Cheesy, I know. But I’ve always been the person who overplanned, overworked, and waited until I had already burned out to force myself to have some fun. That’s a really shitty way to live.  I’ve learned...

All the Bad Skin Habits I Finally Broke

All the Bad Skin Habits I Finally Broke

Growing up in a family with good genes is a blessing and a curse. The pros: I’m pretty confident I’ll age well since my mother and grandmother look pretty damn good for their age. The cons: My family being blessed with great skin means they never paid much attention...

Looking Back on the Last 12 Months of My Life

Looking Back on the Last 12 Months of My Life

The last 12 months have been unbelievably life-changing. In just over 300 days, I’ve learned more than I have in the last 24 years. I feel smarter, stronger, and overall, more self aware. And the craziest part is that I didn’t realize how much I’ve grown until I look...

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