This Left Coaster Is Going Right: Why I’m Moving to Atlanta

COVID has changed things. Everything, actually. At the start of all this, I wanted different things--maybe move to NYC or London. I wanted to continue living the bustling city life.  But in eight months I’ve done a complete 180. Those dreams will have to wait while I try something else in the meantime. Staying safe … Continue reading This Left Coaster Is Going Right: Why I’m Moving to Atlanta

(Trying to) Practice Patience During COVID

Photo by Damon Hall from Pexels I'm not a patient person. I never have been. When I want something, I need to have it now. In fact, one of my earliest memories is my mom telling me to "be patient." I remember this vaguely because it was the first time I'd heard and understood what the word "patient" … Continue reading (Trying to) Practice Patience During COVID

This American Consumer Just Discovered Minimalism

Photo by Mithul Varshan from Pexels 8 months have come and gone and yet we still are. Ah quarantine, you ol' bastard. How I've (Unfortunately) Become More Materialistic I'm frugal. Not stingy, but let's just say I'm careful with how I spend my hard-earned money. I use my cash for experiences: Eating and drinking with friends. Day trips. … Continue reading This American Consumer Just Discovered Minimalism

Do You Have a Toxic Relationship With Perfectionism?

Photo by Leigh Patrick from Pexels Welcome, all my beautiful, work-in-process perfectionists. Gather 'round, gather 'round. Do you ever get down on yourself for making a mistake? I do. And more often than I'd like to admit. I take a lot of pride in my work, and it is part of my job to be highly critical of the work … Continue reading Do You Have a Toxic Relationship With Perfectionism?

You Live Some and You Learn Some: 5 Lessons I’m Trying to Abide by

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I'm unabashedly one of those people that loves self-improvement books, articles and advice. But, the problem is that I don't often incorporate the lessons into my life or change in any way. I'm trying to change that as I look for ways to decrease my anxiety and live a less-worrisome life. Here are the 5 … Continue reading You Live Some and You Learn Some: 5 Lessons I’m Trying to Abide by