What it’s like moving to a new city by yourself

What it’s like moving to a new city by yourself

When I was deciding where I wanted to apply for jobs during my last year of college, I told myself one thing: I would consider myself a success if I can afford Starbucks and an ocean view. Somehow I managed to actually make that happen, because I'm a 23-year-old with a window to the Golden [...]

Why Being Extra Isn’t a Bad Thing (Especially at Work)

Why Being Extra Isn’t a Bad Thing (Especially at Work)

When people use the word "extra" these days, it has such a negative connotation- like "ugh, my Starbucks order is so extra since I ask for almond milk," or "she's so extra on Instagram, she ." Extra is kind of the new basic, except it's accusing someone of doing too much while basic is accusing someone [...]

8 quotes that will energize you even more than coffee

8 quotes that will energize you even more than coffee

Sometimes you've had your cold brew and feel that familiar caffeine rush, but you still aren't feeling the inspiration. And sadly, "more coffee" is not always the solution. Sometimes you need to get energized some other way. Enter motivational quotes. They're the reason we have cheesy classroom posters and Pinterest boards, and somehow they actually [...]

#Trending: 4 of the best ways to stay on top of your industry’s trends

#Trending: 4 of the best ways to stay on top of your industry’s trends

Whether you're a fashion blogger, a social media specialist, or a publicist like myself, you'll need to not only keep track of what's happening, but also stay ahead of it. Read a random job description and you'll probably find a bullet point along the lines of "keeps up with industry trends," or in other words, [...]

Decision fatigue: What it is and how to fight it

Decision fatigue: What it is and how to fight it

  Every day, we are bombarded with decisions, big or small. If you really think about it, it's a miracle we don't go completely insane. Think about just your morning: You decide whether to get out of bed or hit snooze. You decide what to wear. You decide whether to respond to an email. You [...]