Self-yess: Day One

I am a full blown people-pleaser. I truly get a lot of joy from making other people happy - but after an extended period of self neglect, I find myself needing to expend a bit more energy on myself. That said, I have officially initiated a mission to be a bit more 'self-yess' as opposed to 'selfless'. I'm not saying everyone should be selfish all the time, and most of us don't have that luxury Continue Reading

My recent balancing act

You've probably already realized this but I, in fact, am not perfect. I can't always do it all -- much to my dismay. I've had to pick and choose what to spend my time on over these past six months as I prepared for what I found to be a challenging standardized investment exam. That meant fewer dinners out with the girls, less hours logged at barre class and a lot less time on the Continue Reading

There’s never any time!

I can’t remember a day when I was bored…and I always feel like there aren't enough hours in the day. I feel like Jesse Spano from Saved by the Bell, "There's no time! There's never any time!" Yeah, I'm totally dating myself with that one...  So maybe I’m not trying to get into Harvard like Jesse, but I am trying to get as much out of life as possible while maintaining some sanity and without Continue Reading

I could care less

For as long as I can remember I've cared way too much about what other people think of me. So when I say I could care less, I really mean I should care less. As much as I try to play it off like it doesn't matter to me, I care what people think of my appearance, what they think of my actions, what they think of my intelligence - the list goes on. As I made my way to work this morning, walking Continue Reading