Instead jumping at the next job offer and moving horizontally rather than vertically, just ask your boss nicely about what more you can do to expand your role at your workplace.
When did you realize you aren’t who you thought you were going to be? When I was 9 years old, I came home crying and told my mother I wanted to be Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen (weirdly specific, I know). When I was 14, I was determined to work for the CIA as a… Continue reading Who Are You?
One thing I’ve learned since graduating college is that no one can pick your friends for you. You have to actively chose who you surround yourself with since you don’t have things like classes or study hall to make it easier to maintain relationships. Since you’re no longer granted the gift of convenience you have… Continue reading I Get By With A Little Help
Getting ghosted sucks, but this is the first time in my life that I’ve been double ghosted. However, these two ghosting instances are not created equal. One is a subject I’ve covered before, and no, this is not an article about a woman scorned. So, in matters of career and the heart, which type of ghosting hurts… Continue reading Paranormal Activity: Bouncing Back After Getting Ghosted
When facing a natural disaster, you have to decide within a matter of minutes what to take and what to leave behind. What matters most to you?
Ever since I was little, I’ve had a strange fascination with my own face. I would spend hours contemplating the lines, dots, and colors that make it unique. Sometimes my obsession would turn negative, especially in high school. I cursed my round eyes, unruly eyebrows and uneven skin. Because what I saw looked nothing like… Continue reading In Defense of Vanity
At the beginning of last week, one of my good friends from elementary school passed away. Granted, it had probably been well over 10 years since I saw her last, but, I couldn’t shake the unsettling feeling that I had over her passing. She was only 22 years old, a few months younger than me… Continue reading Why I Chose Happiness Over a Stable Paycheck