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Eagle Creek Wildfire – How to Help

My fellow Portlanders and Oregon residents– You’ve probably been following the tragedy that’s been going on in the Columbia River Gorge this weekend. There’s a monstrosity of a wildfire caused by a 15-year old...

How to Love What You Do in Just 3 Steps 0

How to Love What You Do in Just 3 Steps

More often than not, I find myself reflecting on what my life looks like, and I can’t help but feel blessed. I’m fortunate to have a life I am living to the fullest. I...

Having a Social Life vs. a Personal Life–What’s the Difference? 0

Having a Social Life vs. a Personal Life–What’s the Difference?

I spend a lot of time thinking about the friendships I have in my life–hell, I work in HR. It shouldn’t be surprising to anyone. I told a friend of mine that I dislike...

The Top 3 Regrets of the Dying 0

The Top 3 Regrets of the Dying

We all deserve to be happy. Luckily for me, I feel happy more often than not. I’ve taken a lot of time to figure myself out, explore the world around me, and discover the...

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My Face is Naked, and I’m Learning to Love it

I haven’t worn makeup in about two weeks. The typical reaction I get from other women is, “Oh, I could never do that,” or “I don’t set foot outside the door without makeup.” That...

Questlove: “Trayvon Martin and I Ain’t Shit” 0

Questlove: “Trayvon Martin and I Ain’t Shit”

This is one of the most eye-opening articles I’ve ever read: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/07/questlove-trayvon-martin-and-i-aint-shit.html Anyone who isn’t White understands that there are things that Caucasians will never experience, feel, or even think about. This piece by...

How to Find True Love (Hint: Be Who You are and Own it) 0

How to Find True Love (Hint: Be Who You are and Own it)

I’ve been off the grid for a while and have been trying to get back in the swing of things in my daily life (which includes catching up with friends and updating this blog)....

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Why I Chose a Career in HR

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had a lot of people ask me how I ended up in HR, and why I chose this field as my career. I have given my career aspirations...

Muscle: Use it or Lose it 0

Muscle: Use it or Lose it

I know a lot of people (women in particular) who choose not to lift weights, and the most common thing I hear is that they don’t want to build muscle and get bulky. It...