When it comes to ABC’s The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, I consider myself an OG, which means I was watching this show loooong before #BachelorNation took over Twitter and hosted nation-wide viewing parties, contributing to the pop-culture phenomenon that consumes Monday nights. In case you have been living under a rock for the past decade,… Read More Things to Love About the Leading Ladies of ABC’s The Bachelorette
A while back, I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award. More recently, Melissa, from Castles and Hurricanes, nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award. These types of nominations are done by bloggers for bloggers and I really enjoy when other bloggers are recognizing the work I put into my blog. So thank you, Melissa,… Read More Versatile Blogger Award
I spent three years in a long distance relationship back in college. If my blog existed back then, the title of this post probably would have been: 7 Ways to Survive in Long Distance Relationships… because man, that is what it felt like on most days. Straight. Survival. Mode. Just continuing to play the game… Read More 7 Tips to Thrive in Long Distance Relationships
As many of you probably saw on social media, January 21st marked ONE full year of blogging. Meanwhile, about a week and a half ago, a coworker asked me why I chose the word “melodies” in my blog name, since my name is Melanie. And for those OG Day Ones, you read in Introducing… Untamed… Read More [Re]introducing… Untamed Melodies
Many weeks ago, I wrote a blog on How to Nail Your Next Job Interview Through Mindfulness and Self Affirmation. A few of you asked me if I actually wrote and published a blog the day of an interview, instead of “preparing.” The answer is yes. I had applied for a job at a California university,… Read More How Rejection Led to My Resignation
I feel like this title says enough. Like I don’t even need to write a full blog post and all the ladies will just be nodding their heads like “Mhmmm, honey!” Then again, maybe it’s just me and the ding-dongs I’ve dated. So, let me give some context (AKA real life examples) to what this… Read More True Life: All My Exes Have Radar
Stop! Before you continue any further, go read Part I if you haven’t already done so! Alright, now that that’s out of the way… moving on to Part II. Mom experienced some health concerns in late 2004. Over the next year, she was instructed to manage her diet and I soon took interest in adopting… Read More The Almost Non-Existent Sex Talk (Part II)
I’ve often pondered: When it comes to breakups, what is the right way to move on? Clean break or remain friends? Rebound or take time to yourself? Immediately activate your Tinder profile or lie low? Obsessively stalk their social media accounts or block them altogether? Change their contact name to “Fuckboy” or delete it altogether?… Read More When It Comes To Break-ups, What Is The “Right” Way To Move On?