“I learned to love myself, I was able to finally sit down and think about what I wanted in my life- not what my family wanted, my boyfriend, my friends, but ME. What were my dreams and goals I didn’t even dare to think of accomplishing?”
Tag: young professional
Overcoming the Fear of Failure
That moment was when those cute butterflies became lead weights in my stomach and I froze. I would prefer to say I blackout and vaguely remember what happened next but I would be lying. I remember everything exactly.
Meet My Best Friend Failure
Lets be real though, if you know me, you know I’m not perfect. *gasp*
No one is; I understand that…in theory. But I still fear failure in the day to day. Being the internal perfectionist that I am for as long as I can remember, failure has never been comfortable (not that it’s welcomed by the general population; I guess i have a particular aversion to it). It’s just not fun.
7 Things That Post 25’s Really Want
Millennials get a bad wrap. We are told we’re lazy, social media obsessed, narcissistic, entitled, and the list goes on. They say we don’t want responsibility. They say we care nothing about our fellow man except his opinion. To add to the media’s generalization of us and the unwarranted vitriol, our generation will most likely […]
How Not to Flirt (As Told by Me)
Going from crush to relationship doesn’t have to be hard, or so I hear. It comes with a lot of flirting. Yet coming from someone who had only successfully done it once, I feel it wouldn’t be appropriate for me to speak to you Post Twenty-fivers on the “to-do’s” of flirting. Rather, I know exactly what you shouldn’t do. I’m counting on the process of elimination.
How to Conquer Mistakes as a Young Professional
One thing you can expect entering the workforce and learning a new job is that dreaded day you make a mistake. It always starts off so well; your new employer finally starts to trust you and your work ethic when, BAM, out of the blue, you make a huge mistake that threatens discredit all your […]
P25 Podcast Ep 5: Why Motivation is BS
I am super excited to share this podcast! My siblings and I sat down to record and found ourselves in a great conversation about motivation and why we do the things we do…and why we dont. For most of my adult I’ve tried to muster motivation and discipline with no avail. Its been such a […]
Adventure & Routine: Life in a Busy Obsessed World
As a young professional its not hard to get caught up with the appeal of appearing busy. Everyday, my time is compared to people who have the same hours in a day but manage to build a business empire while climbing Mt. Everest at the same time having a balanced home life and the best […]
5 Ways to Gain Social Capital at Your New Job
As much as we can be connected by the swipe of a finger, sometimes stepping into a new job withe face to face personal contact with strangers can be intimidating, especially if you’re stepping out in a field you’re unfamiliar with. Sometimes you want to fast forward from office newbie to one of the gang. […]
3 Things I Took for Granted Before Entering the Workforce
I’ve been a worker bee since I was 16. I got my first job at a Jamba Juice right down the street from my house. As life would have it, the day my orthodontist rid me of the metal death traps superglued to my teeth the past year (aka braces), was also my first day […]
5 Confessions of a Young *almost* Professional
My first real position came with a offer letter and was accompanied by a proper title. I had worked since 16 yet this was my first “real” job that counted. At least thats what I thought. I was twenty-six, straight off a amazing customer service position that did not suit any of my strengths, and […]