5 Tips For New Jobseekers


You did it! Walked across the stage, accepted flowers and congrats from friends and families, took an untold number of selfies in the old cap and gown…so now what? For many recent graduates, getting a solid foothold in their chosen field can be a source of anxiety and uncertainty. We’ve certainly all heard the horror […]

June 6, 2018

My Everyday Bodyweight Workout


*Important Disclaimer: I am NOT a licensed personal trainer, I am a fitness hobbyist, so please don’t take my advice as gospel! You should always consult a doctor before starting any kind of physical activity routine. Hey, everyone! Wow- even though this will be my third post this week, it has felt so long since […]

June 2, 2018

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Mental Health

I don’t remember the first time I felt inferior to someone, I only know that it started when I was really little, and it’s something I continue to struggle with to this day. I couldn’t put words to it until a few years ago, when I first heard about “imposter syndrome.” Also known as fraud […]

May 30, 2018

5 Delicious Takes On The Classic Burger


Yes, those are my hands in this latest featured image. I wish I remembered to repaint them before taking photos, but hey- this is a blog about putting real life back into lifestyle blogging, so I figure it’s just par for the course. Those of us in the U.S. take Memorial Day weekend for all […]

May 28, 2018

10 Affordable East Coast Vacations


So, my 3-year anniversary is coming up, and this year Mike and I want to do something special! We always go to dinner, but I think it’s time we get out of the state (not that there isn’t plenty to do in New York- but I’m sure you guys will be able to read all […]

May 26, 2018

My Brother’s Graduation


Saturday, May 19, my oldest brother Aiden graduated with his bachelor’s in Organic Chemistry (yes I know!!!) I struggled for awhile because initially I had a bunch of non-personal post topics scheduled, but then I decided wanted to figure out a way to express my pride and admiration for my brother’s amazing achievement outside of […]

May 23, 2018

How To Take Criticism- And Learn From It


No one’s perfect. Nevertheless, it can be tough to hear from a superior or peer that your work isn’t up to par. As embarrassing and demoralizing as it might be to receive feedback about room for improvement, you cannot allow that to derail your path to the C-Suite! There’s tremendous value in a well-placed bit […]

May 19, 2018

5 Ways to Jumpstart a Healthy Routine


So New Year’s has come and gone, and with it, your fleeting ambitions of being the healthier, fitter you, “you but better.” Let’s face it- resolutions are kind of pointless. And who wants to be better, anyways? You just need to be consistent.  Now that spring is well under way, and as we hear the […]

May 16, 2018

6 Questions With Body Positive Sculptor Eileen Fioramonti


Today, I want to highlight an amazing friend who is making waves in the local art scene for her fearless body-positive artwork! A crazy-talented artist, Eileen has recently been selected to exhibit her piece, Anomalous, at the Made in NY Show at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, NY.  One of 76 pieces chosen (out of a […]

May 12, 2018