2017 in review

The struggle is real — 2017 in review

Woah. How is it already the end of 2017? I know I’m not the only one who feels this way, but it still needs to be said…2017 was a STRUGGLE. Between the world in turmoil and my personal life going up in flames, it seems like the only way to stop myself from slipping into a deep, dark depression is to focus on the good things that happened this year. My love life is still non-existent, and I have yet to get the dream job I was hoping to find by uprooting my life from Boston to Chicago. Despite these …Keep Reading

Noteworthy Articles April Showers Edition

Noteworthy Articles: April Showers Edition

Are you already sick of my word play on “April showers” yet? Sorry about that! If Chicagoland would just stop raining, I wouldn’t have rain on my mind. In fact, it’s pouring as I write this post! It probably also doesn’t help that I LOVE dreary, rainy days. I embrace┬ámy introversion tendencies, what can I say? This week I wanted to share with you a few noteworthy articles I came across that hit home for me. In a perfect world, all of these articles would have been written this week. However, the world and my life are both far from …Keep Reading

Mindy Kaling Quote

QOTD: Work hard and read Mindy Kaling’s ‘Why Not Me’

As I’ve previously mentioned, I’m in that limbo state of uncertainty that comes with searching for a new job in a new city. I often get asked by well-meaning family members and friends what it is exactly that I do all day. When this happens, I often hesitate for a few seconds trying to figure out what to tell them. Because to be honest with you, some days I’m more motivated than others and don’t work hard enough. At least a few times a week I go through job posting sites and apply to any jobs that even remotely resemble …Keep Reading