Buyer beware: The pitfalls of buying a men’s wedding ring online

One of the hardest things to purchase online is jewelry and second to that is clothes. I recently went through the experience of buying a wedding ring online for my fiance and ran into difficulties with a vendor. My hope in publishing this article is that it reduces the likelihood of this happening to someone… Read More

Growing Up Millennial – Online Marketing Consultant Explains How ‘Kids Today’ Use Social Media

Imaging there is no Facebook. No Instagram. No Twitter. No Snapchat. What do you spend your time doing? Who are you telling that story to about your weekend adventure in LA rescuing the neighbor’s cat and breaking into your friend’s apartment because you were out partying but they fell asleep on the couch. Who is… Read More

Life Advice for Millennials: You Create Your Own Happiness Where You Are Right Now

I’ve had this quote tapped up to my bathroom mirror for a bit. And it’s a good one because… it centers you with the responsibility of creating your own happiness each day. But it’s also good to temper this expectation because while you’re responsible for your happiness, it’s truly a balance. Sometimes saying ‘yes’ to… Read More

The Best Practical Life Advice for Millennials

I happened to be listening to the radio while getting ready this morning and I heard a trailer for the Martin Scorsese film ‘Silence’. At the very end, there was this sound bite from Liam Neeson where his character says, “Pray. But with your eyes open.” That stopped me, mid mascara swipe. I thought, “that’s… Read More

Advice for Millennials on Making New Year Resolutions

Want more? Be prepared to expect more from yourself first. I found it a bit ironic that the top organic search result on “new years resolution statistics” shows we’re just as apprehensive about making them as we are about not making them. The data surveyed roughly 1,200 respondents (#grainofsalt) showed there are just as many… Read More

Life Advice for Millennials: Stand Up For Yourself But Take The Emotion Out Of It

I haven’t posted anything in the last week. But that’s because I had switched gears and was writing for a different outlet. Well, after working very hard to submit a finalized version for said outlet, it happened that my work was not published in its entirety. Normally, I’m open to edits because I like making… Read More

A Metaphor for Millennials On Flying Blind Through Life in General

Conditions change every day. The stock market goes up and down; the weather shines and storms. What matters is what we do when that storm comes. Challenge yourself  to re-frame your thinking about the “storms” in your life. Challenge yourself to think differently. Here are two quotes I really like around this concept: “Listen, there’s… Read More

Inspirational Quotes for the Modern Millennial

People who are successful use failure as a way to learn quickly and adapt. “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel “Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something… Read More

It's going to be OK. But first, you have to Spartan up!

If it’s both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it. – Erada Nothing but 8.5 miles of incredibly uneven terrain, hills that silently wear away your calve muscles, and pools of shockingly cold mud and your own faith in your abilities. The Spartan Sacramento Super this weekend tested everyone’s endurance. I ended up… Read More

The Modern Millennial Perspective on the 2016 Election Results

“The remedy of all blunders, the cure of blindness, the cure of crime, is love…” Ralph Waldo Emmerson A Black Swan Event It’s the day after Election Day. I couldn’t not post today with the unexpected turn of events; Donald Trump is elected the 45th President of the United States of America. This is quite… Read More