Blog Articles

  • From Romance to Thriller in One Evening

    Picture it: it’s the Summer before my senior year; I’m seventeen and about to go on a blind date with a boy from a neighboring town. It’s the late nineties, Adam Sandler movies are all the rage, and apparently, so is showing up for a date dressed in a faded Def Leopard T-shirt while rocking…


  • Unexpected Arrival

    I stopped at a gas station two blocks from the diner I’d just left, hopefully for the last time, and pulled out my map. According to my calculations, it would take over four hours to get from Philadelphia to New York City. Once there, I would have seven days to find a new job, apartment,…


  • Tales from the Dry Skin Vault

    She plopped down on the sofa, immediately kicked off her high heels, and started rubbing her dry, achy feet. “What’s wrong?” her friend asked. “My feet are killing me!” she exclaimed. Her friend raised her eyebrows. “I hate to say I told you so but, I did warn you not to wear those shoes.” She…


  • Do You Ever Feel Like Giving Up?

    I don’t know who I’m writing this for. Maybe there’s someone out there who needs to read it. Who needs to know that they’re not alone. Or maybe this is for me. A way to help me work through the frustration and anxiety and self-doubt that I’m currently dealing with. I don’t know. Family Business…


  • The Dark Side of Side Hustles

    6 Ways Side Hustles Affect Mental Health If you are like me, your inbox is regularly flooded with people trying to sell you a course on how to start a side hustle. Your social media feeds are filled with articles, from one person after another, telling you how they started their side hustle and how…


  • Tales from the Hair Care Vault

    “OUCH!” she said for the hundredth time, trying to pull the comb through her wet hair. No matter how often she washed her hair or how expensive the shampoo and conditioner were, her long, curly hair always ended up a tangled mess—A painful tangled mess that took FOREVER to overcome… “There has got to be…