Post-Grad

Finding Joy During the Work Week: A Pending Task

Finding Joy During the Work Week: A Pending Task

December 17, 20208 min read

Last week, I painted with watercolors. I was organizing my desk items when I found one of those classic Crayola watercolor palettes. I doubt it has ever been used and I honestly could not tell you when I bought it.  After dinner, I filled a small container with water, pressed play on a Spotify playlist, and opened my journal. The outcome was neither profound nor particularly intriguing. But the process… now that was fun.…

It’s Okay to Start Over: Why I Chose Not to Apply to Medical School

It’s Okay to Start Over: Why I Chose Not to Apply to Medical School

October 2, 202018 min read

It’s okay to start over. My college experience taught me this several times, in many diverse and often painful ways. It is a lesson I hope to continue to bring with me through every stage of life. Because day to day it is really easy to forget that this is your life. If you don’t like the direction your life is headed, the people you have surrounded yourself with, your career, your major, you…

All of the Tips for Moving Into Your First Apartment

All of the Tips for Moving Into Your First Apartment

September 25, 202010 min read

Hellooo my sweet friends and family! This is such an exciting post to finally be publishing. As of September 1st, Austin and I officially moved into our first apartment. Woohoo! It has been quite the summer preparing for this move. Between going financially independent for the first time to signing my first lease, there were so many ducks to have in a row for this day to finally come.  Once those things were out…

Confessions of a 2020 College Graduate… Now What?!

Confessions of a 2020 College Graduate… Now What?!

August 19, 20205 min read

You did it! College diploma in one hand, tossing your graduation cap in the other. The world is your oyster, my friend. You are so excited to get out there and make BIG things happen. Aaaand then your sixth week of unemployment rolls around and you’ve color-coordinated your closet twice… Or just slept … like a lot. You feel like your life has no meaning and you realize you have no idea what you…