“I’m a professional.” Some folks use, misuse, and abuse these words the way other folks misconstrue “I love you”. You shouldn’t run around making such crazy declarations if you don’t understand the concepts involved. Regardless of your vocation, if you say you’re a professional, people expect you to be competent,… View Post

Back in early January, on Instagram, I spoke about how overwhelmed I was with all of the blogging advice that exists in cyberspace. Everybody’s selling something. Everybody has an angle. Recently, I told a friend that everything I did on social media wasn’t based on a whim. I was following… View Post

I published my first blog post one year ago to the day! Initially, I thought I would be exploring writing for myself. I wasn’t very concerned about the reach of the blog. I told some of my family and friends about it, but didn’t really “advertise” beyond my small circle.… View Post

Dear Diary, We need to talk. There’s no easy way to say this so I’ll just say it. I have spent the last eleven months desperately trying to connect with you and I can’t do it anymore. It may have been the buzz from the rum punch or maybe I… View Post

The holidays are upon us and that means festive food and cocktails everywhere! For picky eaters such as myself, ‘tis the season to be constantly interrogated when attempting to politely refuse a dish or drink. I’m already practicing the many ways that I can say, “No, sorry, I don’t eat… View Post