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Failing to Even Fail

Failing to Even Fail

The title of this post might suggest someone who is perfect and successful and who has never made a mistake in their life. First of all: that person does not exist. Secondly, that’s not what this post is about. It’s about being so afraid to […]

The Post Grad’s Guide to New York City

The Post Grad’s Guide to New York City

A couple of weeks ago Chris and I spent the weekend in New York City and it was ah-mazing! Despite growing up in New England, I’d only been twice before and had never stayed overnight in the city. We planned the trip last year because […]

What Returning For Graduation At My Alma Mater Taught Me About Post Grad Life

What Returning For Graduation At My Alma Mater Taught Me About Post Grad Life

Feeling way older than you actually are If you’ve ever been back to your college campus as a post grad, there are probably a few different things you felt – nostalgic, excited, hesitant, and above all, old. Yep, even at only a year or two out, you […]

Thoughts on 25

Thoughts on 25

Yesterday I turned 25 years old. People always ask on your birthday if you feel older and the answer is always no, but I have been feeling older lately. Not because of my birthday specifically, but throughout the past few weeks. Older might not be […]

The Danger of a Singular Identity

The Danger of a Singular Identity

I am a writer. This is my identity and has been for most of my life. About a week ago, though, I began to question this. While I am undoubtedly a writer – I’m a journalist, I write fiction, and I’m always thinking of new stories – […]

{Best & Worst} of Post Grad Life

{Best & Worst} of Post Grad Life

Like all things, post grad life has pros and cons. When it’s good, everything’s fine. You paid your rent on time, your boss praised you in front of your coworkers, and you nailed your meal prep Sunday night. You’ve got this adulting thing figured out. […]

Purpose vs. Paycheck: How to Strike a Balance

Purpose vs. Paycheck: How to Strike a Balance

Ever since I was little I always said I would never take a job just for the money. Case in point, I am now a newspaper reporter (and broke af). My dad would always tell me I should be a doctor or a lawyer, but […]

Learning to Take More Chances

Learning to Take More Chances

You know that feeling you get when you have an idea in your head that just won’t go away? It keeps coming back to you no matter how many times you try to brush it off. You know it’s something good, but the fear of […]