Well, hello 2020! *waves* I wanted to say, “And hello YOU!” but I immediately heard Joe Goldberg’s voice, and feared that you might, too. And I want nothing to deter you from reading this blog. So… HELLO 2020! I’m ready to make it my best year yet! How about you? If you read my final… Read More Shifting Into A New Year and a New Gear: My Experience in “The Shift” by Raw Beauty Talks
You may be wondering why I’m publishing such a blog the day before Christmas. Like, hello Melanie, my bank account is curled up in the fetal position still trying to process what has transpired in the last few weeks, and you want me to spend more money? Well, the short answer is YES. The long… Read More 3 Gifts for the UNTAMED You
If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been talking all month about self-love, self-worth, and self-esteem. At the end of January, I had an oldie-but-goodie blog featured on Thought Catalog, an online publication that I have been an avid reader of for years. I am amazed that it has over 4,000 views! In… Read More My Current Battle With Self-Love
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
Those of you who have been following my blog since the beginning know that I’ve been quite unhappy in my full-time job for quite some time. It was a contributing factor to my mental breakdown of 2017 when I sat around questioning daily: “Is this it?” If you’re close to me, you also know that… Read More How to Nail Your Next Job Interview Through Mindfulness and Self Affirmation
I was in two graduate classes in Spring, Summer, and Fall terms of 2017. So, I did a ton of reading, but the majority of it was textbooks and scholarly articles. And while those are all stimulating for me as an aspiring scholar, I can say with nearly 100% certainty that none of you care… Read More Books I Read in 2017: You Are a Badass
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?