Tag: life balance

A lightning bolt update on the past 7 months

never get so busy making a life that you forget to make a life

It’s been half a year since I posted to my blog, and though I doubt anyone’s missed me with the millions of other (probably much more interesting) rants and readings in the blogging world, I’ve decided to make my return. To spare you the boring details of why I’ve been missing in action, here’s a …

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“It’s gonna be okay…” My new journal & funny quotes about life

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Last week, a friend and co-worker gave me a journal with funny quotes about life, which she thought was perfect for me. And she was right. The journal is called “It’s gonna be okay” and the cover description is so me: “A journal to reassure myself when I’m overwhelmed by the creeping sense of impending …

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My challenges with work life balance

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Lately, I’ve been having major challenges with work life balance and feeling really burned out. I’ve been blogging about my streak of crappy weeks, and as much as I like to use sarcasm as a defense mechanism, part of me realizes I need to get to the root of what’s really bothering me in order …

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10 things every 20 something woman needs to have

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Now that I’m in my late 20s and soon approaching 30 (why God, why?), it’s time to share some wisdom. As a 20 something blogger, this is my list of things every 20 something woman needs to have (or know). Whether you’re in a relationship, unattached or “it’s complicated,” check your purse, closet, car and …

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12 life lessons I learned during 2012

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#1 – Don’t say “he’s not my type.” You really never know. Sometimes the person you least expect to end up with turns out to be the one person who will love you like no other. #2 – It’s okay to puke after drinking. Everyone’s done it. When you spend most of your days working …

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Am I the only one tired of New Year’s resolutions?

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Time to be honest. I’ll probably never stop cussing or quit drinking. And I’ll definitely never exercise everyday or lose enough weight. My previous New Year’s resolutions never stood a chance. Why? Because I didn’t care enough to stick to them. Earlier this week, the world said goodbye to 2012 and celebrated the beginning of …

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“When life becomes too difficult…”

On December 14, 2012, the world experienced another unnecessary tragedy due to gun violence. Everyone has their opinion on gun laws, American politics and what could cause someone to act out in such ignorant hatred. An event like this certainly opens the floor for thoughts to be shared. Though normally opinionated, for me right now …

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Can we really do it all? What I’m learning about work life balance

Can a career-driven woman manage countless projects, promotions, a department and executives’ expectations and still hold on to her sanity? Can she come home at the end of a 10-hour work day and have the energy to make dinner, clean the kitchen and complete all the other domestic duties that come with wifehood? The short …

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A year from now you’ll wish you started today


I read an inspirational quote recently that said: “A year from now, you’ll wish you started today”. Right now, I’m at a place of transition. I’m not sure what the near or distant future holds for me, but I suspect major changes coming down the pipeline over the next couple of months. This makes me …

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