Why I Got a Day Job

Why I Got a Day Job

After four years of working from home by myself I recently accepted a full-time, in-office position, something I thought would not be in the cards for me going forward. After getting a taste of the unconventional life, I thought I would never go back to the Monday-Friday schedule, to the dry-clean-only clothes, to the biting my tongue and doing things in a way that didn’t seem like the best way to me. When I quit my job and started my own business at 26, it was invigorating. Although there have been many moments leading up to my new job start date where I am seriously questioning making the transition back into a traditional work situation, there are also things about self-employment that I will not miss, and I am looking forward to reclaiming my time.

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1 Month Minimalist Challenge

1 Month Minimalist Challenge

I don’t think of minimalism as living in a stark white house with only 3 shirts hanging in the closet. I think of minimalism as a mindset. A values system in which space to create, time for things that light us up, financial stability, and a peaceful home are all prioritized. Follow this 30 day minimalist challenge, and I hope you’ll notice some spaciousness and ease in your life!

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30 Things To Commit To In Your 30's

30 Things To Commit To In Your 30's

I turned 30 last year and honestly, it has been the best year of my life so far. Our 30’s are a powerful time. Let’s be determined to maximize this decade, which includes making some conscious commitments to how we take care of ourselves, how we navigate our careers and finances, how we show up in relationships, and how we continue to grow personally. Here are 30 things to commit to in your 30’s to make this decade the most fulfilling one yet!

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To Read: Olivia Laing's The Lonely City

To Read: Olivia Laing's The Lonely City

To read: Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City. An intense and in-depth read about the human condition of loneliness via New York City, artists’ personal lives and creative processes, and living in the digital age. Add this book to your reading list. It will get you thinking about how we experience loneliness in life, and the power it can have, as well as the detriment.

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Don't Let These Excuses Keep You From Writing

Don't Let These Excuses Keep You From Writing

So many of us are called to write, and that calling can show up in a variety of forms. It can be a soft calling to journal once in a while to collect our thoughts or document the day, it can be a stronger calling to share a blog with our audience and to write about topics for our work and expertise, it can be a gut-wrenching calling that writing is our one true vehicle for expression in this life and that being a writer is our heart’s purpose on this earth. Wherever you are on the writing calling spectrum, my wish for you is that you answer that call. Don’t let these excuses get in the way.

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