Happy 2017! This year, I decided to really focus on the goals that I was setting for myself. I feel like I’ve been ready for some major change in my life for a while now. I’ve been looking to improve the quality of my relationships, take ownership for my actions, and take my career to … More Ready, Set, Reflect: New year resolutions and goal setting
I’m a night owl. When I was 5, I stayed up until 11 to watch Goosebumps with older sister (aka hide under the covers for half an hour listening to the show’s scary soundtrack). In grade twelve, I’d sit on Skype with my friends until 2am doing calculus homework (aka sit with my textbook open not … More Making mornings suck a little less
I sometimes have to consciously remind myself that I am not a tree. What I mean by that is: I am not bound to the ground where I stand. I can move. I can change. Back in 2014, I wrote a piece about choosing to change and be the person I wanted to be, no … More It’s never too late to be brand new.
“There’s a lot of beauty in ordinary things.” – Pam, The Office
It’s an accrual world. I made the decision that I wanted to be an accountant back when I was in the 10th grade. I didn’t know I wanted to do public accounting at the time, but every year as I immerse myself into the world of debits and credits and risks, I find myself loving … More What I love about public accounting
I just need 24 more hours and I’ll be fine. I find that I say that a lot. I recently found a piece I wrote about having another day. I wrote these thoughts in a notebook back when I was still in university, studying (procrastinating) for my exams.
“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” – Arnold Glasgow I was recently put in a position at work to decide between two great, and equally promising assignments. The first was to continue on my current engagement which was a new industry for me. Although I knew I didn’t … More Making career choices: how to decide between two equally promising routes at work
What is this adult-ing thing? And how do I do it? This weekend I had a call with my best friend who moved away to Italy a little over a year ago. We were just catching up and laughing at how strange it was that everyone on our Facebook timeline was getting engaged. But then … More So we’re adults now.
Some days, getting out of bed feels like accomplishment enough. Whether it’s been a long week, you’ve pulled an all nighter to meet a deadline, or you just feel lazy, we all have days where productivity seems to be a foreign language we don’t know how to speak. But busy girls know that time waits … More The lazy girl’s guide to a productive day
Good writing is damn hard! Any time I need to write something, that quote always comes to mind. And perhaps one of the more difficult pieces to write is a cover letter for a job application. For most, a humble brag is not easy. You want to show your passion and skills without coming off … More How I structure my cover letters