Anyone else found themselves saying things like: “Just throw 2020 away.” “2020 is a straight dumpster-fire.” “2020 can suck a big fat YOU KNOW WHAT.” That’s been me for the past month. While the world has been in shambles, I personally have had a dark cloud following me around. Inescapable and so very dark. I’ve… Read More Finding UNTAMED Gratitude in the Darkest Times
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
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
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
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
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?