Category Archive: Career

5 Lessons I’ve Learned From Working for Myself

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This would be more aptly titled, “5 Lessons I’m in the process of learning from working with/for/by myself.” I spend an awful lot of time with my own thoughts in my studio, especially… Continue reading

The Weekend That Wasn’t…

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Last weekend was going to be the weekend.  The weekend I had all to myself and would fill with worthwhile projects and endeavors.  The weekend I would finally get caught up.  The weekend… Continue reading

Thrive!

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I feel like it’s been ages since i’ve blogged here. I’m sorry. Life got seriously in the way. Since last time, I’ve: relocated to Manhattan and spent a week in Vancouver.Ca-razy. Vancouver was… Continue reading

Read Up: This Week On Women

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There have been quite a few articles this week that caught my attention regarding the ongoing focus on women, “leaning in” vs. “opting out”, pregnancy, motherhood, womanhood, etc. etc. etc. It’s all very… Continue reading

I’m My Own Boss!

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Last week, I wrote a manifesto about working for myself one day. This week was my first full week working my new schedule that I’ve devised for myself – waitressing, (ahem, “serving”), freelance… Continue reading

Why I Will Be My Own Boss Someday

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I read somewhere that we spend roughly 30% of our lives at work. In the article they said, “The first 8 hours you’re working, building your boss’s dreams. That’s what gets you by.… Continue reading

Balancing

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Phew. I feel like it has been FOR-EVER since I’ve contributed to this little love of mine. It’s been a wild 2 ½ weeks of “real-life,” which has included trips to New Jersey,… Continue reading

I already love this place

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Four days ago my alarm went off at the ripe hour of 4:40AM. I brushed my teeth, threw on jeans and rolled my bag (and self) out the door for my first day… Continue reading

Family advice: I think they’re right.

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Here’s the thing: winter is still raging in New England and my inspiration is stifled and my life in general is feeling a little stale. Admittedly, I’ve been having a lot of “I’m in… Continue reading

10 Nutrition-Related Facts You’ll Probably Never Need To Know

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My days are literally blending together. For the past 10+ days I’ve seriously done the exact same thing – put on sweat pants and study for my upcoming dietitian exam. This is the… Continue reading

So Is This What It Means to be an Adult? and a Recipe for Butternut Squash Chili

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I have a hard time admitting that I now belong to the adult category.  But I guess being 28, engaged, and having a dog and a house kind of makes it hard to… Continue reading

In Your Element

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Sir Ken Robinson is an internationally acclaimed “education developer” and public speaker…and as the “Sir” denotes, he’s been knighted by the Queen. This isn’t just some old self-help guru though – he introduces… Continue reading

Smart Girls Know: How to Have BALNAS

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Somewhere along the line, my family adopted a motto – a maxim to return to when times are tough, when we’re unsure of a particular decision and when the pressure of the world… Continue reading

Smart Girls Know: How to Be a Job Huntress

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Sometimes, you quit your job, pack up your stuff, and move across the country without so much as a whiff of a plan for your future. It happens. If you’ve been following along,… Continue reading

Shameless Plug

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I’m going to put it right out there and make some sweeping generalizations.  In general, I don’t think women my age do a good enough job at promoting themselves at work. This is… Continue reading