Lady Boss of the Month: Lauren McGoodwin on Founding Career Contessa

The pressure of finding a job that aligns with your goals, strengths and passions has never been easy. Lauren McGoodwin, founder and CEO of Career Contessa, started a career resource hub specifically for women in 2013. It literally answers every and any career question you’ve ever had. Since she started, the site has expanded into … Continue Reading

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8 Iceland Travel Tips for Taking on the Land of Fire & Ice

This article is intended for anyone planning a trip to Iceland. There are more cautions included here than highlights and praises because those are typically the most useful for travelers,  but Iceland is 100% worth the trip. Below is a helpful list of tips, tricks and things I would have done differently. Iceland. It’s the … Continue Reading

6 Ways We Can Actively Fight Female Stereotypes in the Workplace

Gender stereotypes and subtly disguised sexism still exists even in the most advanced of work environments. Believing otherwise is either naive or careless, because decades of male leadership, dominance and superiority cannot just be erased. There’s clearly a spectrum, spanning from outright expression of prejudice to subconscious mistrust and reservations. All levels, however, can be … Continue Reading

An Open Letter You Deserve to Read When Your Mind is a Mess

We are often too hard on ourselves, especially when things go wrong. I can name countless examples of times I didn’t have my act together. But when you think about the fact that I’m a human in my twenties attempting to define myself while fluttering in the labyrinth  of everyday living, it’s pretty impressive I … Continue Reading

13 Cute & Easy Halloween Costumes That Won’t Break the Bank

Ok people, it’s almost time for Halloween…YES, ALREADY! Finding an easy Halloween costume that’s comfortable, affordable AND fashionable is quite the challenge. It’s also not exactly easy to go sorting through the expensive, cheaply made costumes the Internet has designated for this fun but kind of weird holiday. I’m personally a big fan of either sourcing … Continue Reading

9 Tips for Balancing GRE Prep With Your Full-Time Job

If you’re working full-time and also applying to graduate programs, I’m impressed! But I also know that striking the right balance can be tricky. Sometimes, it can feel like you’re forced to make a choice: prioritize the present or the future? Working during your GRE prep doesn’t have to be an either/or scenario. There are … Continue Reading

5 Signs Your Job is Ruining Your Life: Struggling with Work-Life Balance

Managing a balance between your work and the rest of your life can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but sometimes it becomes nearly impossible. It’s important to recognize the signs that your job is negatively affecting other areas of your life and to take steps to bring about a work-life balance. So what … Continue Reading

6 Changes For Really Becoming a Healthier, Happier Person

The goal of this article is to think of your own life, and connect the dots on where you can find the small improvements that make a big difference. We are all complex, flawed and phenomenally unique specimens who can always find ways to get the most out of our existence. That is the beauty … Continue Reading

The Ultimate Survival Guide For Living in the City

Learning to live in the city is an education all of its own. It takes a few subway mishaps, bathroom scavenger hunts and failed grocery shopping attempts to start to figure out what does and doesn’t work for you. Truthfully, the learning never stops. And like anything worth pursuing in life, it’s a never-ending journey. … Continue Reading

7 Quick & Casual Summer Outfits For Every Day of the Week

Oh Summer, how we’ve missed you. Some are lucky enough to be spending their days at the shore and nights around the bonfire, while others find themselves going from the office to happy hour or just lounging around enjoying the nice weather. It’s summer, it’s hot and we don’t all have the time to spend … Continue Reading