The Best Thing I Got in The Mail (That I Didn’t Order From Amazon)

I rarely check my mail anymore. Unless I’m expecting something from a client, I know it’s mostly going to be junk. But yesterday I had just finished a run and wasn’t quite ready to go inside yet (it’s been GORGEOUS in Charlotte lately), so I decided to swing by the ole mailbox and see what was […]

4 Tips for Finding Authentic Post-College Friendships

There are a lot of things about being an adult that are challenging. This includes managing your finances and forcing yourself to get out of bed and go to work even when you’re tired. I think we’re all okay admitting that these things are hard, though, because who likes real pants and saving money anyway? But […]

For Your Friendship’s Sake, Use Your Vacation Days

I spent the past few days in Florida with two of my closest friends from Charlotte. We’d planned the trip months ago, so it’s surreal to think that it’s already come and gone. Lately it feels as if my friends and I are shooting off in a million different directions. We’re balancing careers and other friendships […]

Are You Making This Friendship Mistake?

Humble brag: I like to think I’m pretty good at building new friendships. I don’t have some secret talent or gift, I just make a conscious effort to check in regularly during the week, initiate plans, and take other small, regular steps to keep a new friendship growing. Because of this, I’ve been fortunate enough to connect […]

A Book That Every Twenty-Something Should Read

No matter where you live after school, making friends in post-college life is no easy task. In high school and college, you have built-in friends in your classes, at your after school activities, in your dorms, etc. Suddenly, you graduate and move to a city where you may or may not know anyone. If you […]