Expectation vs. Reality: What I Wish I Knew Before Graduating College

It has officially been one year since I graduated from my university. Last May, life was a whirlwind of excitement, stress, and doubt. Since then, I’ve come a long way and learned quite a bit about the workforce, my personal habits, “adulting”, and what makes me happy. Seeing as we’re in the peak graduation season,…

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4 Lifestyle Changes I’ve Made

Guys, life does not slow down. I keep waiting to catch my breath (and for some reason adding more stuff to my plate), but it doesn’t let up. So even though I’m still in the throws of it all, I recently decided to make quite a few life changes of these past few months of…

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Staying Productive While Working From Home

Working from home sounds like everyone’s dream – no early wake up call, no commute, no need to get fully dressed. I have the privilege of working from home on occasion, and let me tell you, it is a double-edged sword. While waking up later and staying in my pajamas is nice, working from home…

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Casual Office? What to Wear and What to Avoid

When I entered the workforce at the beginning of last year, I had no idea what to expect. While in school, I was expected to dress a certain way for big events, presentations, and luncheons – nice shirt, slacks or a knee-length (or longer) skirt, and closed toe shoes. This is what would be considered…

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My Favorite Tools for a Great At-Home Workout

I don’t know what it is about spring that gives me a sudden burst of motivation. Just the thought of warmer weather kicks my butt into gear. Healthy living just seems that much easier when the weather gets warm, doesn’t it? It’s easier to get outside and moving, whether it be kicking a soccer ball…

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Keeping Hair Healthy: My Top Products

We all dream of luscious, beautiful hair, the kind that shines and has no frizz. Some will go to great lengths to be sure their hair looks good, including using tons of heat styling, intense treatments and more. But what if it there was a simpler way? In high school, I treated my hair terribly.…

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4 Things to Work on in 2018

This has been a hard yet beautiful year for me. I actually reached quite a few of my previous resolutions, such as graduating from my masters program, moving of our one bedroom apartment, and becoming a fully fledged licensed teacher. Possibly the biggest change was how seriously I took my pledge to take care of…

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