My Inner Critics are assholes.

Since we’ve talked about Sponge Mode, it’s safe to say there’s a lot of material for reflecting during this process. TONS. Journals full of pages of stream-of-consciousness, notes from calls, homework, all of it. A few weeks ago, I found the article, “How Women Undermine Themselves With Words” and entered the rabbit hole that is Tara […]

Being the Boss – Day 15: Yoga made me cry.

I cried at the end of my yoga class today. That’s it. That’s the TL;DR version of this post. I picked up this hot thing called yoga at the beginning of last year. It was probably one of the best things that ever happened to me mentally, physically, emotionally. I had been told several times […]

Happy Anniversary, Chicago.

One year ago today, I packed up everything I could fit in my car, took my last final at USF, and hit the highway to Orlando. I spent the night at my parents house and hit the road first thing in the morning for my new life in Chicago. Okay so technically my anniversary with […]

It’s not a joke.

A year ago today, I was in “the cove.” It’s the dining room at Charley’s Steakhouse in Tampa that has all the fishing rods on the ceiling. I was an opener, in the middle of stuffing blue cheese olives and replenishing (read: stealing from the servers) the to-go boxes for the bar when my phone […]

From mentee to mentor – an interesting change of pace.

I’ve talked about how important it is to find a mentor, in fact, it happens to be one of my favorite topics. Without the handful of people that are invested in my success, I’m not entirely sure that I’d be where I am today. I can tell you that without Penelope Trunk, my resume would […]