You read that correctly! Mary and I have been clogging your newsfeed with our ramblings for one whole year! (Minus the brief hiatus, but who doesn't love a good comeback story?) We started this blog right after I had graduated college; we were balancing odd jobs but knew that writing was always going to be … Continue reading happy first birthday, the lipliner!
New Year, new you, right? ...Probably not. In my experience, resolutions only last until February, and (usually) that's okay. But this year feels different. In 2016, I graduated college, broke up with a long-term boyfriend, interned at my dream job, started a new full-time position in New York, fell in love again, began a hellish commute, … Continue reading one thing at a time: keeping yourself sane in the New Year
I've always felt as if I've been under an immense amount of pressure. Whether or not that pressure was self-inflicted or otherwise (aka by my mom), it was always looming. This pressure mostly manifested itself in school; my siblings and I were expected to do our very best. As my parents’ marriage deteriorated so did … Continue reading imposter syndrome and how to appreciate your achievements
Let's get one thing straight: change sucks. When I first went off to college, I felt I was ready, but the separation from my hometown girlfriends (we literally roll like 12 deep) was too much for me. But, these last 4 years, I learned a lot about myself and the world. My priorities became more … Continue reading dealing with your post-graduation meltdown