Word of the Week: Groundedness Life Lesson: An hour and a half before my interview with Laura Bell Bundy—one of the biggest moments in my career—my dad and I got into a heated argument. In a matter of minutes, my state shifted from calm and collected to so-mad-I-was-shaking. Livid, I thought to myself, “Why would […]

Career, Mental Health

August 24, 2020

How to Ground Yourself When Real Life Happens

Word of the Week: Adaptable Life Lesson: If there’s one thing this pandemic has taught me, it’s to stop making plans. There’s a part of me that was really stressed by this at first, but if I’m being honest with myself, there’s another part of me that was relieved. There’s a strange sense of relief, […]

Career, Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

August 10, 2020

How to Loosen Your Grip on Life and Practice Adaptability

Word of the Week: Change Life Lesson: I’ve recently changed my relationship with quitting. What does it even mean to quit something, really? Let me explain. The hard-working, overachiever I’ve always been taught to be—praised to be—prided herself on never being a quitter. If I couldn’t figure something out or something didn’t come naturally, it […]

Career, Empowerment, Relationships

August 3, 2020

Why Change is Scary and Quitting is Hard

Word of the Week: Discernment Life Lesson: At the end of last year, I signed up for a year-long mentorship program that really excited me. I was convinced that it would be the thing to take my business to the next level. A few weeks into the program, I started to doubt it. If I’m […]

Career, Empowerment, Spirituality

July 20, 2020

The Biggest Trap on the Spiritual Path

Word of the Week: Believe Life Lesson: Two years ago, I decided to do something scary. I quit my corporate job, moved across the country by myself, left Andrew and all my friends behind, and embarked on a brand new career in NYC studying Clinical Psychology at Columbia with a concentration in Spirituality and Mind-Body […]

Career, Spirituality

May 25, 2020

Monday Vibes: The Key to Following Your Dreams

Word of the Week: Selfish Life Lesson: A few weeks ago, I realized I hadn’t taken a day off in over a month. Quarantine life has brought up a lot of my old workaholic tendencies, my fixation on being productive, my resistance to rest. I mean, if we can’t go see our friends, go to […]

Career

May 18, 2020

Monday Vibes: A New Work/Life Balance Idea

Word of the Week: Effortless Life Lesson: I’ve been low-grade working on a website overhaul and rebrand since last September. It’s been on my “to do” list for months but other priorities kept cropping up. I was also 100% overcomplicating things in my mind about what needed to be done for this seemingly massive project. […]

Career

March 16, 2020

Monday Vibes: Pro Tip on Working With Less Effort

Across my decade-long career in corporate (where I worked in revenue-generating roles like sales, account management, and consulting), I negotiated every single job offer I received, asked for numerous raises, and fought hard to get myself promoted quickly. People told me that I was asking for “too much.” But I did it anyway. And doubled […]

Career, Empowerment

February 25, 2020

Monday Vibes Bonus: How Well Do You Negotiate for Yourself?

Word of the Week: Open Life Lesson: People often ask me: “How did you make it work financially when you quit your corporate job?” There is no quick answer but here are a few key factors: I saved a shit ton before I did it. I have a supportive working husband (which I know makes […]

Career, Spirituality

February 17, 2020

Monday Vibes: How Much Are You Willing to Sacrifice?

Word of the Week: Listen Life Lesson: Happy 2020 beautiful MV community! While I am not really big into setting New Year’s resolutions anymore, I do enjoy setting aside time at the start of a new year for self-reflection. I created a vision board for my personal hopes and dreams, Andrew and I created a […]

Career, Spirituality

January 6, 2020

Monday Vibes: How to Capitalize on This Season of Reflection

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