The Myth of Work-Life Balance

I started freelancing back in December, falling into it rather than making a conscious decision to become my own boss. I’d been reluctant for a lot of reasons, mostly practical adulting reasons. But a big part of my hesitation stemmed from the one thing I didn’t want in my nest job: time sheets. After three…

The Universe Made Me Do It: How I Started Freelancing

I am a person who believes in signs. I own crystals and tarot cards and pay attention to the cycles of the moon. I light candles and incense and I burn sage. I believe in manifestation and the power of our thoughts. I believe in energy and vibes. I believe in signs. But I’m also…

Thirty-One is the New Thirteen

To be thirty-one is to be in-between. No longer young, selfish, carefree. Not yet settled. Neither here nor there. I remember being excited to turn thirty. I wasn’t the person who hung onto my twenties with a death grip. No, I looked forward to leaving behind a decade of struggle and confusion and caring so…