Wellness

The Self-Inflicted Causes of My Anxiety, and What I’m Doing to Overcome It All

I can’t speak for anyone but myself, but I will fully acknowledge that when I experience anxiety, it is because I have chosen to do so. Hear me out–I’m not saying that I intentionally choose to feel anxious, but I do indirectly inflict anxiety upon myself through my own thoughts, perceptions and behaviors. For instance, when… Read More The Self-Inflicted Causes of My Anxiety, and What I’m Doing to Overcome It All

Career

My Struggles with Corporate America: 5 Common Hurdles and How I’m Overcoming Them

I’ve been working in Corporate America (I highly doubt that’s a proper noun, but we’ll roll with it) since I was in-between my freshman and sophomore years of college, interning at a large consumer goods company not far from my parents’ old house. Recently, I thought I was going to exit Corporate America for good–I… Read More My Struggles with Corporate America: 5 Common Hurdles and How I’m Overcoming Them

Career

Why I Decided to Quit Grad School (Before I Even Started)

There’s a difference between making a good decision and making a smart decision. A smart decision requires that you weigh both the short-term and long-term tradeoffs, assemble all pieces of information that would be relevant and important to you, and then act accordingly. On the other hand, there’s less pressure on a good decision. If… Read More Why I Decided to Quit Grad School (Before I Even Started)