Filed under Gen Y

Job dissatisfaction: What would you do?

Job dissatisfaction: What would you do?

Can I let you in on a not-so-secret secret? I don’t like my job. My coworkers are fine. My boss is fine. But I can’t get excited about what I actually do. What started with InDesign and copy editing has transformed into endless spreadsheets and the pressure of trying to improve a product that I … Continue reading

Halloween costumes for the practical woman

Halloween costumes for the practical woman

Last weekend, AKA Halloween weekend number one, I saw some costumes that looked like they were pulled straight from a lingerie department. I was never one of those girls who felt comfortable letting it all hang out in public, so I was a little in awe at what I was seeing. Mostly, I was wondering … Continue reading

The 5 Facebook friends every 20-something has

The 5 Facebook friends every 20-something has

Remember when you would scroll through your Facebook newsfeed to find drunken photos from theme parties and statuses complaining about finals? Well those days are gone, 20-something friends. Your party-loving, class-taking friends have left. Who has replaced them? A group of people whose status updates are as diverse as they are annoying. Yes, your Facebook … Continue reading

Defining the generation in the defining decade

Defining the generation in the defining decade

After seeing several bloggers post about “The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter–and how to make the most of them now” by Meg Jay, I finally broke down and ordered the book off of Amazon. Meg Jay is a clinical psychologist who specializes in adult development, so she definitely knows what she’s talking about. In … Continue reading

Social media stress

Social media stress

I’m sure you’ve all heard that social media can cause depression; it forces you to see everything that’s going right in people’s lives while your life might seem to be going wrong. Then there’s cyber-bullying… I’m just glad social media was in its infancy during my middle school years. And let’s not forget about social … Continue reading

Finally accepting my Liebster Award

Finally accepting my Liebster Award

Hey there, friends! About a month ago I was nominated for the Liebster Award, but it was right around the time I posted about the Very Inspirational Blogger Award so I decided to wait a few blog posts before acknowledging it. During that time I was nominated again, so I thought I’d better spread this … Continue reading