My friend Claire reached out last year and asked if I used Essential Oils. In which I replied “WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?”
I had never heard of essential oils. And honestly, I thought they were just something companies put into skincare products. So I started researching the world of essential oils while Claire explained how she knows all of these people who are making tons of money as an essential oil distributor. Read More
I am turning thirty years old tomorrow.
I spent the first half of my twenties battling an eating disorder, and the second half of my twenties learning to love myself.
I felt like an outsider in the tiny town I grew up in. I was always too loud. I asked too many questions. And I had too many opinions. I could be socially awkward, uncoordinated, and though I shone in college, I barely graduated high school. I didn’t think I had anything to offer, and I spent a good portion of my life believing that it was impossible for anyone to love me unconditionally. Read More
I have spent the past year talking to thousands of artists from every part of this world. Each artist I meet has something really unique to offer the world, but all of the artists seem to follow the same path.
Building your career as a professional artist doesnt just happen magically. it happens strategically. It doesnt matter if you paint things or make things or design things. There are a few phases that every single artist goes through while building their career. Read More
I talk to people everyday who dream of quitting their job and starting a business. I am convinced that everyone hates their job. I have spent the past two years studying the job market and philosophizing on the future of work and I am convinced that you should quit your job. All of you. Read More
I was helping Quinton with his homework when the eviction notice came
I don’t recognize the woman standing at my door. She doesn’t look me in the eyes and apologizes as she passes me an envelope. I close the door. My heart drops as I read the letter.
I am three months past due. I have five days to pay or we are out on the streets. Read More
It doesn’t matter if you run your own business or work full-time. I don’t care if you are a broke college student or a experienced executive.
Having your own website is essential to growing your career. Read More
It’s the summer before second grade. I am standing on the edge of the diving board eagerly waiting to take my first swimming test.
All of my friends and teachers are watching from the sidelines. The smell of chlorine suffocates me. The whistle blows and I jump with in with the enthusiasm of an Olympic swimmer. Read More
I got pregnant my freshman year of college. Actually, I got pregnant the summer after I graduated from high school, but there is no need to split hairs when it comes to teenage pregnancy.
I spent the majority of my career waiting to feel like I had “made it.” I did things in my career that I never imagined possible, and each success was met with a dark cloud of uncertainty.