Stop Trying To Impress People Who Don’t Deserve You

We're all perfectionists - there are different degrees - but we all want to be some sort of perfect. We want to look like the girl in the magazine, have a relationship like the one in the movies, excel at our jobs like a millionaire, or be the perfect family member like we see our…

What I’ve Learned From Toxic Workplaces

You probably won’t hear a lot of people say this, but I feel kind of lucky that I got my career start in toxic workplaces. I think there are probably more toxic workplaces than there are healthy ones, at least here in the United States. It’s a sad fact, but the culture of the work…

Are Broken-Hearted People Worth The Time?

I wasn't scared of dating because it's difficult. I've been through plenty of awkward situations in my life, I've definitely learned to laugh it off. I was scared to date because I'm difficult. I immediately wave off every person I meet as uninteresting because I know that they won't put in the effort that it…

Making Time For Your Friends In Your 20’s

When I graduated college, my friends and I all cried over the fact that life would be so different without us living just a hallway away from each other. But I don't think I realized how different it would really be. We all have jobs and relationships. Some people have houses and dogs. Some of…

Stop Revisiting Failed Relationships

If at first you don't succeed, try and try again. This doesn't apply to failing relationships, so stop trying and trying again when you already know it's not going to work out. I'm completely guilty of double, triple, quadruple thinking my decisions especially when it comes to relationships. After ending something I often wonder if…

Why The First 5 Years Of Your Career Really Matter

While job searching, I've felt strongly that I've pigeonholed myself somewhere that will be pretty hard to get out of. Which made me come to the realization that the first five years of your career are extremely important, and what you learn in those five years will shape the rest of your career. I didn't…