As a little girl, I lived with the two people who would later become the most influential in my life: my mother and my grandmother. Before starting preschool, I would stay home with my Grandma, and cuddle in the love seat, full with homemade biscuits, breakfast sausage, and of course, a huge helping of love. We would spend days rolling pastry dough and making her highly sought after sweet potato … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Make Your Passion Your Priority
Let's face it, saving money while attending school is hard! There isn't much time to work and the jobs that work with your schedule don't pay much at all. I'm honestly not sure how college students are expected to keep their sanity while juggling so many things. During your college years, it is necessary to be creative to boost up your savings. College is the place where you will learn a few … [Read more...] about Ways to Boost Up Your Savings During the School Year
Have you ever been in a situation where you have worked really hard on a project only to find out that you were not given credit for your work? You feel like you want to say something but at the same time, you want to just let it go. This is a terrible feeling and makes you not want to work as hard on your next project. There is a fine line between being humble and selling yourself short. Don't … [Read more...] about How To Be Sure You Always Get Credit For Your Work
"Put the phone down and relax for a minute." It was an oddly warm day for February in Pennsylvania, the temperature near seventy degrees. I’d just come home from a long day of teaching and was glad to slip off my constricting heels and toss my hair into a ponytail. My husband had retrieved the lounge chairs from the basement so we could eat our typical Tuesday dinner—fast food—in the … [Read more...] about Put the Phone Down: Uncovering the Real Beauty of Life
Debt is unfortunately something most millennials are all too familiar with. I’m not sure about you, but I didn’t learn much about personal finance and managing money in high school. I only took two math classes in college and neither of them taught me anything about managing money. We learned more important things that we would use every day like the quadratic formula for example. I’m glad that is … [Read more...] about Good Debt vs. Bad Debt: What’s the Difference?
Light tears, turned into an unbreakable shower of emotions. Past fears, anxieties and suppressed worries came bubbling to the surface, and exploded on a Tuesday afternoon during my 7 hour shift at a busy yoga studio in London. I had only just started my shift, but for some reason I had a compulsion to run, run away, run as fast as I could to a place where I could be happy. via GIPHY If I am … [Read more...] about How I Chose to be Happy