How to Support Friends Who Are Grieving (and What NOT to Say) – Dealing with Death, Disability, Diagnosis, and Infertility

How to Support Friends Who Are Grieving (and What NOT to Say) – Dealing with Death, Disability, Diagnosis, and Infertility

I consider myself an expert on grief. I lost both of my parents relatively young - my father, when I was 14, and mother, when I was in my early 20's. My father passed away from pancreatic cancer, and I watched him lose weight, hair, and eventually his life. Years later, my mother died from [...]

Making Friends as an Adult: Tips for Building Real Female Friendships

Making Friends as an Adult: Tips for Building Real Female Friendships

I shared recently about how I celebrate Galentine's Day with girlfriends and it sparked an interesting conversation: how to make & keep friends as an adult. I think for many people, once college is finished, it's hard to connect with new people in a meaningful way. Add to that jobs, relationships, family obligations, and everything [...]

70 Simple Goals for Your 20 in 2020 List

70 Simple Goals for Your 20 in 2020 List

Have you ever heard of 20 for 2020 (or 19 for 2019, 18 for 2018, etc.?) I first learned about this twist on the traditional New Years resolutions from The Happier Podcast and just love it! Somehow, resolutions have bad juju for me - maybe it's because we all expect resolutions to fall flat, or [...]