Self-Care Challenge Day 1: Tackling Something New

Besides taking a walk, cooking is my meditation. The closest I can get to a quiet mind is following a recipe, mixing and measuring ingredients. When I’m in the mood to try something new, I head to the kitchen. It’s my Zen space. So, for the first day of the self-care challenge, I tackled a…

When a Millennial Does a Self-Care Challenge

What happens when a Millennial does a self-care challenge? Do they get even lazier? Does their head get so big it explodes? Let’s find out! Check out the trend in Google searches for “self care” since 2013: People are into it, especially Millennials. Why? A mental health and digital literacy expert quoted by NPR credits…

This is My Story and I’m Sticking to It

So, this is my story! When I was 11, I teamed up with my BFF to create G.O.F.C. (Girls Only Fun Club, obviously). We designed and ordered business cards for babysitting, convinced a local shop owner to display them, and ran a seven-year neighborhood monopoly. There was also a killer jewelry biz. I sold homemade…

Turning 30 Is Better Than Cake

The Milestone Birthday is like an Oscar for non-celebrities. It’s the closest most of us will get to the spotlight and a prize. On your first birthday, the prize is a cake. It’s probably a beautifully decorated, creative cake. The real icing? EVERYONE is staring while you eat (or throw) it. At 16, you get…