Archives for April 2015

I’d Like to Argue That Nice Guys Don’t Actually Finish Last

There’s a notion that floats around the dating world about how nice guys finish last. Women love bad boys and jerks, apparently. I can honestly confirm that this is a lie, at least for me. But this also doesn’t mean that I’m searching for a doormat. You can’t be apologetic about your own presence. What (most) women […]

For When You’re Feeling Super Overwhelmed…

This past week I had way too many projects to finish. I was also overtired, probably hormonal, and completely overwhelmed. As a result, I had to lie on the floor of my living room and cry for seven minutes or so. Then I had to reread a section from Anne Lamott’s book Bird by Bird that instantly makes me […]

I Just Read the Most Beautifully Written Book I’ve Read in a LONG Time

*I love to read and started a Book Club when I moved to Charlotte (nerd alert, I know) so I thought it would be fun to have a book-focused feature on my blog. If you’re a reader like me, I’d love to hear about what you’ve read recently or are looking forward to reading!* For […]

Get People to Read Your Stuff: Two Tools That Make it Happen

Whether you’re a blogger or do content creation for work, most of us are putting stuff out there on the Internet that we want other people to read. We’re also doing our fair share of the reading (slash Buzzfeed quiz taking, let’s be honest) so we know what we like. We want something that’s easy to scan, […]

What You Absolutely Must Know Before Moving in Together

I consider myself lucky that I still have a really good relationship with my ex-boyfriend. I know a lot of times breakups don’t allow for this. There’s hurt feelings or maybe something more serious happened (like cheating) which yields thoughts of “Please never contact me again. And maybe could you get hit by a bus too?” Despite our […]