In recent years, “self-care” has been a buzzword or phrase that is plastered just about everywhere! Literally, every other Facebook article, blog post, and self-help video is about the importance of self-care. These articles tell us the hows, whys, and whats of self-care that are supposed to help us to lead happier, less stressful lives.Continue reading

For the past few weeks, I have been swamped at work. I have been surviving on crackers, breakfast bars, and 5 hours of sleep. I have been eating takeout and drowning in mostly job dissatisfaction and a little bit of “I hate that I don’t have enough time to…”. Trying to “adult” is truly soContinue reading

5 Ways to Navigate Feeling Lost in Your 20’s

All week, I have been planning on writing a travel post about relocation and why I have relocated twice since I graduated from college. That post will definitely come later if people are interested. But, my intuition told me to write this post because of where I am currently. I thought that a post aboutContinue reading “5 Ways to Navigate Feeling Lost in Your 20’s”

Letting Go Of Society’s Timelines for Your Life

There have been many moments where I have thought about my age and immediately started panicking about the fact that I haven’t accomplished something or reflecting on some insignificant measure of success. There have been times where I have literally given myself undue anxiety about the fact that I don’t own property (if you ownContinue reading “Letting Go Of Society’s Timelines for Your Life”

How To Be A Realist Without Placing Limits on Yourself

During my career transition journey, I have found myself placing so many limits on myself, labeling it as realism. People often get confused about the differences between being a realist and placing limits on yourself. This misunderstanding is easy to have because the two are so closely related. However, it is SO important that weContinue reading “How To Be A Realist Without Placing Limits on Yourself”

Career Update: What I’m Doing Now & My Lack of Inspiration

Lately, I’ve been struggling with a lack of inspiration in my work. I want to be open about the fact that SURPRISE: I’ve returned to teaching for now. Also, I’m currently working on shopping for inventory for my online vintage boutique, which I am so excited about launching this year. I’m developing my blog andContinue reading “Career Update: What I’m Doing Now & My Lack of Inspiration”

The Power of Self-Talk: What it is and How it Works

Self-talk can be self-destructive or it can be an amazing tool that you use to promote optimism and grow more confident in your everyday life. What is self-talk and how does it help you to move forward in your personal growth journey? I first became aware of self-talk when I started teaching preschool. I wasContinue reading “The Power of Self-Talk: What it is and How it Works”

3 Ways to Get Motivated When you Feel Like Doing Absolutely Nothing

On Sunday, I woke up and followed my normal weekend routine. I rolled over, turned on some tv and started scrolling my social media accounts (all bad habits btw that completely go against my normal morning routine). But I share that to make a point. Getting motivated to accomplish things when you feel like doingContinue reading “3 Ways to Get Motivated When you Feel Like Doing Absolutely Nothing”

Intuition and How it Has Completely Changed the Way I Make Decisions

  Intuition is a new buzzword that people are using to talk about self-improvement and personal growth. I’ve heard it in several podcasts, Youtube videos, and personal growth blogs. But what is intuition really? How do we use it to influence our every day?  I literally used to ask myself those very questions when IContinue reading “Intuition and How it Has Completely Changed the Way I Make Decisions”

My 2018 Manifesto, Goals, and Why I Don’t Believe in New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! I’m so excited about the new year,  not because anything will automatically be different because of the change of date. I’m excited because it is a great time to reflect and to begin concentrated effort on new goals for myself and my life. Before the end of 2017, I had been oneContinue reading “My 2018 Manifesto, Goals, and Why I Don’t Believe in New Year Resolutions”