Every season, it seems like bloggers adopt certain trends with such a ferocity that all of these trends morph together to form the One Perfect Outfit Of the Season. This perfect look quickly becomes the go-to blogger (and non-blogger) uniform. Currently, I believe that uniform consists of the still-hot off-the-shoulder blouse, distressed jeans, creepers, and a choker. Add in these rose gold Cotton On Sunglasses for another boost of cool. And though the look might be verging on ubiquitous, I have to admit that I'm still really loving it. Yes, I have succumbed to the trends-of-the-moment. I am totally guilty of literally buying into the blogger faves. But when they're this cute, how could you not?Read more
I love what I do, but as someone that is still young and green and has had little experience in the corporate world, imposing order and structure on my hectic schedule for the sake of accomplishing my daily tasks has become one of the biggest challenges of this job. This back-and-forth between working from home to a coffee shop has left me feeling untethered and unfocused, but has lead me to where I am today. Which, in case you were wondering, is sitting in a beautiful co-working space with a mug of hot Verve coffee, writing this post with rapt attention. The space in question is Ignited Spaces, located on the bustling, tourist-laden corner of Hollywood Blvd. and La Brea; luckily, the tranquil space is insulated from the craziness of Walk of Fame looky-loos and Star Maps salesmen.Read more
I'll admit it. I'm a quitter.
Usually, quitting isn't lauded as a positive development in life. Since we're kids, we're told never to give up. Never quit. Grit your teeth, get through it, and finish what you started. We didn't raise a quitter. We don't accept quitters. It's one of the ultimate insults that you can bestow on those with self-respect, passion, and drive.
But sometimes quitting is necessary. It allows you to make a change. To move on. To end something that is bringing you down or keeping you from achieving your goals.
In October 2015, I became a quitter. And I'm so glad I did.Read more