Why your mental health should always come before your career

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I think it goes without saying that your mental health is an important factor in living a happy, successful life. And yet, one in five adults experience mental illness each year in this country. According to the  U.S. National Comorbidity Survey, about 18% of those who are employed experienced mental health problems in the last […]

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Life hasn’t been easy, but it’s been bearable.

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How are you all doing? I mean, how are you really doing? There are honestly no words to describe the year 2020. Surprising, depressing, invigorating, infuriating, disappointing, life-changing…a complete shit-show? It’s been a while since I’ve written a post on this blog, and I couldn’t return without addressing the multiple elephants in the room. How […]

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Stretching is just as important as working out.

I’m not sure if it’s because I’m getting older, but lately, I’ve been having so many unnecessary body aches. I don’t have a perfect diet or a perfect workout regimen, but I shouldn’t be feeling this much pain either. I have consistent headaches, back aches, arm and leg aches and even my knees have been […]

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Denver in the winter

You guys! I just realized I never told you all about my trip to Denver this past January! Denver is, arguably, one of the nicest, cleanest and most retirement-friendly cities I have ever been to. I think the entire city of Denver was like 30 minutes apart from end to end. The streets were clean, […]

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Top 5 stores I shop at for work pants

Work pants are essential to any professional’s wardrobe. I feel like you can find a nice blouse anywhere for an affordable price. But it takes much more effort to find the right work pants for you—ones that will fit you properly without costing an arm and a leg to purchase. Due to a recent decluttering […]

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Screw your work ethic. Can you sit in one spot for eight hours?

I am learning, slowly but surely, that being a “great” employee has little to do with your talent, emotional intelligence or leadership skills. It has more to do with how often and how long you’re in the office. What I’ve been told is that the number of hours you’re present in the office equates to […]

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I saw a psychologist for the first time.

Speaking with a psychologist hasn’t been on my mind for very long. It was only the middle of last year that I really started considering some sort of therapy. I didn’t grow up being taught about therapy, and I never thought that it was an option for me financially. In May of this year, at […]

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