The Important Lesson I Learned From Failure

I’ve had my fair share of disappointment in my lifetime. Lost jobs. Crappy relationships. Missed Opportunities. I graduated high school in 2005. Two kids and one husband later, I’m still working on my bachelor’s degree and trying to figure out what I ultimately want to do with my life. This week I noticed multiple people … Continue reading The Important Lesson I Learned From Failure

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An Open Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self

Life is pretty hard right now, isn’t it? You probably feel like you’ll never have it figured out. But trust me, you will eventually see the reasons for everything that you’re going through. You’re stuck in this place where you have great friends but you yearn to be “popular.” I know right now it seems … Continue reading An Open Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self

5 Signs You’re Burning Out – And How To Fix It.

What does your daily schedule look like? If it’s anything like mine, there isn’t a lot of room in your day to rest. But how do you know when your busy life is becoming harmful to your health? It’s important to know the signs of burnout – a physical or mental collapse caused by overwork … Continue reading 5 Signs You’re Burning Out – And How To Fix It.

Busy Life? Here Are Five 10-Minute Self Care Tips.

If your schedule looks anything like mine then you don't have a lot of downtime. In fact, I only have time to write this post because I'm in between classes. When life is super busy, we can forget to take care of ourselves. And that can leave you not only exhausted, but mentally drained, as … Continue reading Busy Life? Here Are Five 10-Minute Self Care Tips.

10 Blogs By Women You Should Be Reading

1. The Everygirl This lifestyle blog is run by a team of women who cover everything from career and finance to fashion and beauty. They also have some pretty cute merchandise, including coffee mugs and tumblers (I love a cute mug). 2. Awesomely Luvvie If you consider yourself a professional in the art of side … Continue reading 10 Blogs By Women You Should Be Reading

6 Books You Need On Your Bookshelf

1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Buy it here. Ta-Nehisi Coates attempts to answer the biggest questions about American history in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares revelatory experiences, from Howard University to Civil War battlefields, from the South Side of Chicago to Paris, from his childhood home to the living … Continue reading 6 Books You Need On Your Bookshelf