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The identities we don’t see

I walk through the doors, heels clacking a little too loudly, my blazer crisply rolled at the cuffs. An image of corporate-assuredness is presented and I am able to rattle off phrases like, “We’ve seen a lot of growth this quarter,” or “Isn’t the weather nice today,” as the...

Going part-time

Much of my life thus far has been spent full-time. Whether I was a full-time student, barista, or writer, I put every ounce of my energy into life. Living your life full-time is exhausting. It can lead to burnout before you even recognize whats happening. Recently, I decided to...

The Side Hustle- A love, hate relationship

Our generation is full of entrepreneurs, creators and fellow “side hustlers.” It is encouraging to know this way of life is possible, but it can also be frustrating for those who haven’t hit their big break. If you’re like me, you crave immediate satisfaction and when you don’t see...

What the Service Industry Taught Me

The service industry changes you as a person. I worked as a barista on and off for several years, and full-time for the year following my college graduation. It was the hardest job I’ve had in my life- but I would not change it for the world. Being in...
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