Archives for December 2014

Five New Years Resolutions That Aren’t Totally Cliché

I know some people are very anti-New Year’s resolutions. I like to make a few each year, but I try to keep them unique and not just “go to the gym more” or “be more organized.” Last year my goals were to stay focused on the positive things and to meet more people, and I’m […]

Why Being Nervous is My New Favorite Thing

When I moved to Charlotte, one of my goals was to become braver and bolder. In Syracuse, I was scared of everything. I was scared to go to networking events alone, scared to try a new exercise class by myself, even scared to go to the nail salon alone because I thought I would look […]

And The Most Important Trait You Can Have When You’re Dating Is…

Everyone has different things they’re looking for when it comes to a romantic partner. For me, a sense of humor and the ability to be quick on your feet are essential. If you’ve got a few one-liners and witty responses up your sleeve, I’m sold. But I’ve realized that, despite other preferences, positivity is a universally appealing and […]

This One Time John Mayer Said Something Really, Really Smart And We Should All Think About It

We all know that John Mayer is a wonderful singer, songwriter, and guitar player. We also know that sometimes he doesn’t always think before he speaks, resulting in cringe-worthy interviews. But I was watching an acoustic show of his and heard him say something that I thought was really well-put. It goes like this: “You’ve got […]

Casual Dating Has Officially Died, I Think. RIP.

I’ve complained before, both on this blog and to anyone who will listen to me in person, about how no one dates anymore. “Dates” are meeting up after you’ve both been out doing other things or getting coffee or getting drinks in a very last-minute way. Formal, pre-planned dinner dates seem to have been a […]