Dear Unhappy Twenty-Somethings: What Are You Waiting For?

Disclaimer: This article may be a little crass. The intention is not to be offensive or demonstrate a lack of empathy, because everyone has a different situation. The purpose is to show a little tough love, from one peer to another, about the potential we all are capable of reaching if we start fighting for … Continue Reading

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17 Ways to Make 2017 the Year of Moving Forward

As 2016 comes to a close, We are all looking forward to what 2017 will hold. Instead of waiting around for things to happen, take control and make 2017 a year of moving forward. 1. Chase the right things. A new year can be a chance for a fresh start. Maybe you spent 2016 chasing … Continue Reading

5 Tricks For Paying Off Your Student Loans Like a Pro

When the 6 month grace period ended and the time came for me to start paying off my student loans, I bought 5 containers of Ben and Jerry’s. I’m not kidding. I actually sat in front of my computer, holding back tears in panic mode, inhaling ice cream. If you’re like me, swimming in debt, … Continue Reading

When Quitting is the Best Thing You Can Do

When you hear someone use the word quit in a sentence, the first thing you most likely think of is giving up. We all do it. In fact, the word quit is usually associated with such a negative connotation in today’s society that we feel an inherent and debilitating shame for admitting that we did … Continue Reading

How I Learned to Move on From My Dream College

If you had asked me where I wanted to go to college when I was a senior in high school, I’d have told you my top choice was UConn. It was the dream college to me. I would have said I was born to be a Husky and Connecticut was where I belonged. It was … Continue Reading

11 Uncommon Pieces of Advice From a Women’s Leadership Coach

“I didn’t even recognize I was unhappy at that time. It wasn’t until I attended a women’s leadership conference myself that I understood just how much I needed a change.” I thought that was so incredible, as I sat watching my hand move at light-speed, vigorously attempting to capture every ounce of knowledge I could … Continue Reading

5 Successful People Who Struggled in Their Twenties Too

“Mark Cuban was eating ketchup and mustard sandwiches.” “What?” I said sniffing and wiping my eyes from a long day, staring in disillusionment at the abstract statements that frequently come out of my boyfriend’s mouth. “He was!” He said reassuringly, putting his arm around me and going into an explanation. “I read that when Mark … Continue Reading

30 Life-Saving Tips for Crushing it in the Real World

Post Grads – Welcome to the Real World –Tips and tricks for mastering the haphazard, early-twenties adventure often referred to as “Adulting.”– 1. Don’t be afraid to let go and move on. Failure isn’t changing your path, it’s staying in situations that make you miserable because you’re too afraid to walk away. 2. If you … Continue Reading

Parenting Without Sacrificing Your Dreams

This article is a part of the #ShareWhatMatters campaign, a movement dedicated to sharing positivity, gratitude, activism and the stories that really matter.  When I first became a mother I believed that everyone else’s needs and wants were greater than my own. I now know that’s not true. As a young mom, being able to … Continue Reading

5 Lessons Special Needs People Have Taught Me About Life

For the past 5 years of my life, I have been working closely with some pretty amazing people. It started in high school with tutoring the special needs students and I worked my way up to direct care in the home. It is something I have dedicated my time, effort and heart to. All of … Continue Reading