Hey readers! If you’ve been following along thus far you know I’ve been pursuing my undergrad in Community Development and Policy Studies (Political Science) with a minor in Communications. You also probably know that I burn the candle at both ends working often over 35 hours a week plus school to pay the bills and… Continue reading Making the Tough Choices
Have you ever heard of the Bloggers/Writers/Life-Mastering-Duo The Minimalists? I stumbled across their blog years ago before I had started writing pieces for a personal blog and way before Creative and Chaos formed, and it was one of those sites and checked back into every once in a while. Just this morning I came across their… Continue reading Living Purposefully
“You want me to just up and trust someone again after what happened?” “Yes, yes I do” I caught myself this weekend. I caught myself allowing events that had happened previously, control how I thought about events that were happening in the present and I’ve realized that that’s a big no-no!
I recently decided to nix the taking of birth control – if this is something you’ve done in the past you might be all to familiar with the post-birth control symptoms that make you cringe and want to hide under the covers for a few weeks.
Change- you can either run from it or embrace it. Whichever choice you choose, change is eventually going to catch up with you and it can throw you for a loop that breaks you or you can be prepared to roll with the punches and grow with the changes.
Niche – your thing – the part of you that makes you different, that makes you unique. I have had this idea expressed to me a few times before but I think today it may have finally stuck.
Working retail is not easy. Eight-hour shifts appeasing the ridiculous demands of people, making small talk, being ignored, yelled at and occasionally thanked. It’s mental and physical labor- yes, physical as is in you’re on your feet for eight hours straight. You are in constant motion, and you absolutely must be able to multitask –… Continue reading What Retail has Taught Me About People
Too often I hear friends and colleagues talk about what they really wish they could do in life and shortly after tell me they can’t do it for ‘such and such’ reason. Why? It it your life after all.
I’m calling it “The Happiness Plan”; a series of needs for the new year! It might sound like I am making new years resolutions but these are goals I actually intend on following. I must say every time I make new years resolutions, I never follow through but if I make a list of needs… Continue reading The Happiness Plan