And Don’t Forget!

We’ve finally reached the most controversial holiday season of the year. Tis the season of cheer, fellowship, joy, love and traditions. Tis also the season of ungratefulness, greed, loneliness and feelings of inadequacy. Now I’m not saying that it isn’t okay to be joyous. I’m simply asking you to be mindful. Here are a few reasons why. Working in retail […]

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May I Have Your Attention Please

This year, up to this point, has been quite the rollercoaster. It has been full of new beginnings, freedom and rediscovering purpose. After four and a half years at my job, I finally received a promotion that would allow me to utilize my grad degree and have hella money in the bank. I thought I’d finally made it. For all of the money I had in the bank, I was in the negatives mentally and emotionally. For the first time in my life, I quit my job and enjoyed a four month sanity sabbatical. I’d encourage anyone to do so if you are in a financial position to do so. Within that time I got back everything that I had given to this “job.” I got my physical health back. I got my peace of mind back and gained a much deeper understanding of myself an day place in the world. Those four months were also full of setting intentions and seeing them manifest. One of the intentions that I set was to not only know when it was time to return to the workforce, but to also be presented with a position that I was supposed to be in. I knew that this position would allow me to wake up, work, walk and continue to live in my purpose- which is to be a light for others. It was manifested at the beginning of November when I received the […]

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Who Brought the Potato Salad?

This blog has two parts. Part 1: Avoid looking stupid in front of family and friends Part 2: Avoid getting fired at the office potluck Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Everyone is eager to showcase their cooking talents right? So you’ve found your way to the sign up sheet for the work potluck. Or you’ve agreed to bring something […]

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Shannon Baskett- Fashion Designer

Do you ever get tired of buying clothes? Or how about rocking other people’s brands? Have you considered starting your own clothing line? I know someone who did just that! Meet Shannon! Name: Shannon Baskett Hometown: Henderson, NC Age: 31 Business: Fashion Designer It all started……. when I was in high school, I would cut up my clothes. Draw on […]

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Book Review: Roadmap: The Get It Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do with Your Life by Roadtrip Nation

Roadtrip Nation began as just that, a road trip amongst friends- Nathan Gebhard, Brian McAllister and Mike Marriner. In 2001 they set out on a journey to discover the next steps for their lives. Since then, they have traveled the country in a bright green RV interviewing people that have created their lives around their personal interests. Pretty dope right? […]

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