No, really. It does. I recently turned 26 and though I'm not in the "This is 40" or "back then" days quite yet, I'm in the, "I just got dropped off my parents' insurance" and "holy shit, I'm in $30,000 in student loan debt" age. It's my reality and it's a reality that I'm not … Continue reading Adulting sucks, here’s how to stop it
The indescribable loss of a loved one is... indescribable. Almost a year ago, my ex-boyfriend passed away. The spoken and unspoken words to him, haunt and taunt me to this day, near everyday. Sounds and sights are lightbulbs for his memory to surface. It's a hurt that I've never experienced before. Not being able to have even the … Continue reading Dear Peter
For people within the restaurant industry, specifically bartenders and servers, we know this is one of the quickest ways to make cash. Often times, the job can be rewarding by having the means to reach a diverse group of people, from all across the world. Unfortunately, guests can be as interesting and fun as they can … Continue reading PSA for servers, bartenders and humans everywhere
We are taught throughout our entire lives to "work hard." Working hard is pivotal in our success whether through our careers, our relationships and our health. However, there is a fine balance that many of us aren't familiar with -- working hard and doing nothing. I mean, nothing. It's so important to just do nothing … Continue reading Why doing nothing is a good thing.
I’m a sucker for infomercials. The promises, the through-the-screen eye contact, it pulls me in and I trust the self-proclaimed devotee of the product who’s selling it to me. The tactic is strong and it works. This same selling ploy has seemed to have found its way into the fitness world. The swarm of radical … Continue reading Is the fitness revolution ruining our lives?
In spending some much needed time of reflection at the river a few days ago, it was almost as though a slideshow of the past was flying before my eyes. If you would have asked me just two years ago if I would feel at peace or motivated for any chance at success at this … Continue reading Time is of the Essence
Well, that's all she wrote, kids. For now.Throughout this semester in FDOM, I have learned a priceless amount of wisdom and information on the changing times and rise in social media, online media, and professionalism itself. Here is a "sort of" quick summary of my experience. I found the most effective tool to be the … Continue reading In summary…
This blogging era is coming to an end. Maybe. At least, for the sake of my grades in my FDOM class, it is. I want to talk about the many resources available to us to further our knowledge on healthy lifestyles and mindsets. As I've mentioned throughout my blog, Mind Body Green has been a huge … Continue reading An infinite knowledge…
Epsom salt baths are a powerful tool to help detoxify the body and calm the mind. It gets its name from a bitter saline spring located at Epsom in Surrey, England. Made up of magnesium and sulfate, both are easily absorbed into the skin and the blood stream. Using Epsom in bathwater creates a process … Continue reading Bath Salts (the healthy way)
Missy Elliot's "Work it" is a staple workout song on my "workout" playlist. It gets me motivated, it gets me up, and I work it. Sometimes I try to work it, but none-the-less. Physical activity is crucial for our health and well being. Experts say to incorporate 30 minutes of physical activity daily into our … Continue reading Work it.