10 Lifechanging Lessons from my Twenties.
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10 Lifechanging Lessons from my Twenties.

Stepping into a new decade or a new season in general has a way of making you look back over your life and think of the people, events, and experiences that have shaped you. While some of the advice I had for my younger self remains, I’ve learned so much more in the past few years. As I get ready to leave my twenties behind, these are the principles I plan to bring with me in this next chapter…

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Career Goals:
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Career Goals:

You’ve probably seen posts online that say something like, “Stop waiting for Friday”, “After Tuesday, even the calendar says WTF”, and other sayings that center around the idea that Mondays are a drag. I believe grade school is when the despise for Mondays began and it filtered right into our adult lives as some of us dread the start of a new work-week. I’d like to get us out of the mindset that we have to wait for the weekend to enjoy our lives. It’s time to create a life that you enjoy any and everyday of the week. 

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The “B” Word: Balance
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The “B” Word: Balance

As many of us transition from adolescence to the reality of adult life that comes with a plethora of responsibilities, we try to maintain that “work-life” balance. The means to be able to do what we have to do to pay the bills and still enjoy our personal lives including spending time with family and keeping up with hobbies

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THE KEY IS HEALING
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THE KEY IS HEALING

The truth is, hurt and pain is inevitable but it doesn’t have to have a perpetual hold on you. You have to actively work to get out of the place of pain and it’s difficult to do without some behavioral and environmental changes. If you’re looking to get out of a tough, emotional rut, read on for my steps to healing. 

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Rules to Negotiating
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Rules to Negotiating

Whether you’re in the corporate world, working with a small business or freelancing, the time comes when ambitious workers desire to grow in their industry. Growth can look like a raise, a promotion or change in title. Whatever the desire is, preparation and confidence are key. Here’s how to professionally get what you want without selling yourself short.

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Major Key: Manage Your Time!
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Major Key: Manage Your Time!

For those of us who have ever interviewed for any kind of position you’ve probably been asked about your time management skills. Are you able to plan out your day accordingly and do what needs to be done in a timely manner? Deadlines come at you fast and it’s important in any industry to be mindful of your time and not be responsible for wasting other’s. If you need a little boost in the productivity department, check out these tips for managing your time wisely. 

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Overcoming Naysayers and Negative Nancies
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Overcoming Naysayers and Negative Nancies

A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her. A girl who has something going for herself is always going to have to deal with a pack of people who “throw shade” or hate on her endeavors. Naysayers and negative people exist all around. They can be random trolls on the internet or the people we think are closest to us. It can be disheartening for anyone to try to crush our dreams, but there’s a way to properly handle yourself when negativity invites itself in your life. Read on to find out how to stand firm in your purpose.  

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TURN YOUR LIFE UP A NOTCH
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TURN YOUR LIFE UP A NOTCH

Those aren’t the kind of internal conversations I want to be having with myself years down the line, so I make decisions every day to step out of the familiarity that is the “comfort zone”. The comfort zone is just that, comfortable. It doesn’t feel too hard, it allows us to coast through life without many failures and  without much pain, but in the end, it’s gotten us nowhere. A life full of regret and untapped potential is what the person who lives in their comfort zone has to look forward to.

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