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 [...]

It’s Self-Improvement Month! Here are easy(ish) ways I’m trying to be a better human being

It’s Self-Improvement Month! Here are easy(ish) ways I’m trying to be a better human being

This morning, something made me feel like going on a run. It was a super bizarre feeling, considering I dislike running. I dislike it very much. When I run, all I can think about is not running. But for some reason, this specific morning I woke up and just...felt like running. So I threw on [...]

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 [...]

Starbucks + Beauty Pairings: Matcha-needed stress relief

Starbucks + Beauty Pairings: Matcha-needed stress relief

I'm stoked to introduce my newest series, Starbucks + Beauty Pairings! When beverages and beauty products share the same ingredients, I can't help but put two and two together. Today we're sippin' on the Starbucks matcha green tea latte, while we use the world's most relaxing green tea sprays and scrubs. Green tea is an [...]

Money Talks: How Much Should You Really Be Making? Here’s How to Check

Money Talks: How Much Should You Really Be Making? Here’s How to Check

Let's talk cold hard cash for a minute here, because I'm going to get real with you: Part of the problem we face in achieving salary parity is that we don't talk about it enough. And while we continue working toward equal pay, we can start making change just by changing our daily conversations around [...]