Lifestyle

Navigating work, relationships, and all the unexpected parts of life.

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...

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...

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...

How to Get Over Job Rejection

Some things are easier said than done: hitting the gym every morning, ending a toxic relationship, or getting over a hopeful job that rejected you. When we feel lost or hopeless, we know the next step is to “get over it.” But the question we’re all asking is, “how?”...

Before You Apply To Your First Job, Read This

*Full transparency: I wrote this piece almost a year ago, before I was hired at my current job. I’ve been waiting to submit my first job application for the last FIVE YEARS. Let’s be real – the partying and making friends was fun, but I only went to college because I...

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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