How to Make Your Grownup Friendships Better

We take for granted how easy it is to make friends when you’re a kid. Think about where your childhood best friends came from: the bus stop. Social studies class. When you were a little older maybe the person lived in your dorm. Making friends as an adult is tough, and we don’t talk about […]

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 […]

The One Trick You Should Use to Make Your Friendships Stronger

When you’re first developing a friendship, it’s easy to stick to big areas of commonality in order to build the foundation for a connection. Dating is usually one of these areas. Either you’re both dating and can swap war stories, or you can update each other on what’s going on in that area of your life. […]

The One Thing I Really Love About Being an Adult

I don’t know what it is, but as soon as I turned 27 I started to feel really old. I know, I know. Growing older is a privilege denied to many. Absolutely. But some days I wish I could go back to being a kid so I could avoid worrying about life plans and paying bills […]

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 […]