What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: Group projects can be completed alone.

There are some things that can and will never be taught in the classroom. Maybe it’s because those topics are seen as too radical or have been flagged as a lawsuit risk, but truly these are the missing pieces of wisdom that leave many college grads as an incomplete puzzle with still much to figure … Continue reading What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: Group projects can be completed alone.

When. Not If.

Lately I’ve realized one of my own tendencies. I will often choose to say “if” when I talk about doing something—even when it’s about something that I’m planning on happening or truly want to see happen. This little two-letter word is a manifestation of a mindset I hope to change in myself. It conveys uncertainty. … Continue reading When. Not If.

Independence Day

I declare today to be Independence Day—my Independence Day. I’m very aware that I’m 11 days late for when most choose to celebrate this holiday, but this is a little more personal. There’s two ways to look at it, really. I can either be celebrating my last day of working a desk job or my … Continue reading Independence Day

That’ll Learn Ya

I recently came across the quote by Jim Rohn, "Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune." Naturally, I quickly took a tally of the student loans I still owe and the knowledge that was packed into me from Kindergarten until college graduation. Is this what has earned me my career? … Continue reading That’ll Learn Ya

Acting Your Age

I think it was the picture my best friend posted to my Facebook wall a few days ago that got me thinking about this topic. She had just turned 2 and I was 2 1/2 and we were leaning over her  birthday caked shaped to look like a pink cow, blowing out her birthday candles. We grew … Continue reading Acting Your Age