I recently looked at the myriad post drafts I haven't touched in years, and I found one that I sort of like. Granted, I am no longer almost-30, but newly 35, but I like much of what I started here. I'll keep what I have … Continue reading 35 life lessons from adulthood
"They're going to burn you at the stake when they find out that you're beautiful, funny, AND intelligent. Fuck them. Be all three. Keep the gold dust in your blood. Be royal as fuck. But don't you dare become small and still. The hardest ones … Continue reading ‘Keep the gold dust in your blood’
This week, I switched offices at work. It sounds like a tiny thing, even an annoying thing, but it was wonderful. I'm someone who thrives on change, who looks forward to new things. Getting a new job is more exciting to me than scary. I … Continue reading An office change for a bit of revitalization
In early 2015, I tried out yoga for the very first time. Despite a brain fart that almost made me pass out, I got hooked quickly. My original intent was to use the practice for stress relief, and it worked brilliantly. There is a studio … Continue reading A return to yoga?
I am not a girl who's too cool to worry about being lame during holidays; I am the master of Christmas. I love Easter bunnies. I decorate the tiny purple tree in my office with hearts every Valentine's Day. But come St. Patrick's Day, you … Continue reading I don’t wear green on St. Patrick’s Day
I started going to Weight Watchers meetings last May. It worked beautifully for me, and I not only hit my weight goal, but I maintained it for six weeks and thus had bestowed upon my head a Lifetime Membership. So long as I go to … Continue reading It’s not ‘selfish’ to put yourself first
While I don't love how trendy the idea of "self care" has become (if I see "Treat yoself!" one more time, my eyeroll will get stuck like that), I do adore the concept behind it: Yes, we're overworked. Yes, we're over-stressed. Yes, it's easy to … Continue reading How I’m practicing self care this semester: Massages