Black Friday and Cyber Whatever (I know it’s Monday, but it really goes on from Thanksgiving evening to the following Monday) are soul-sucking. These shopping “holidays” turn people into greedy monsters. In my mind, these days are cancelled. Over. Buh-bye.Read More
You’ve seen it all over social media, even from unlikely sources - the midterms are coming. Midterm elections usually don’t get this much attention, but after the 2016 presidential election, a lot of passive voters or people who previously didn’t pay much attention to politics woke up. The 2018 midterm elections are crucial for many House, Senate and Governor races and there is a potential for Democrats to take back the House, therefore adding a little balance (in my opinion) to a heavily Republican Washington D.C.
This is why I vote.Read More
Recently, I read a book that inspired me to get out of my comfort zone more. Shonda Rhimes’ “Year of Yes,” struck a chord with me immediately. I related to how Shonda characterizes herself - an introvert who prefers to stay in her comfort zone. Through her year of yes, Shonda learned to let go and live her life to the fullest, instead of retreating back into her shell.Read More
At the beginning of September, I made a post about my desire to become a more conscious consumer and set a few goals for the month. Some were just for the month of September, and some were behaviors I wanted to start implementing in September that I hope will become part of my lifestyle overall.Read More
Instagram is a fun platform, and probably my favorite social media outlet right now, but it provokes a decent amount of eye rolls. I feel like I see a lot of annoying behaviors on my feed coming from people who are desperate to grow their follower count, but don’t go about it in the best way.Read More
Confession time: I’m a people-pleaser. I have this need to make people like me, which often results in me bending over backwards for people who don’t always deserve or appreciate it. Basically, this behavior turned me into a “yes woman.”Read More
Being a conscious consumer has been on my mind a lot lately. I want to be more purposeful with what I spend my money on and why. Both from a quantity standpoint - I feel like I own a lot of stuff and buy a lot of stuff on a weekly basis - but also from an environmental standpoint.Read More