This December marks five years since I graduated from college — journalism degree in hand and a new outlook on the future. Graduation ceremonies were held amidst a white and wintry snowstorm that actually left me stranded in Western Pennsylvania for the night. I was due to start my brand new career as Editorial Assistant […]Read more "A Letter to My Former Self"
What do mental health and job hunting have in common? According to a new study and as pointed out by The Wall Street Journal, mental health actually improved three months after becoming unemployed. Why am I sharing this? Because I recently became unemployed and since day one have sought out the positives in the situation […]Read more "Mental Health and Job Hunting"
As I sit here at my self-proclaimed “Ideas Table” in my adorable Greenpoint apartment — wolf mug filled with tea in hand — I am reminded that it is only noon on my third official day of unemployment (business days; weekends don’t count). Many of my family members and friends have heard the news: I […]Read more "A Clean Slate"