Sick And Silly And Feeling Rejected

These past few days have been, well, hell. For those that don’t know, (first time readers? yay!), I’m a dance teacher at a studio in Scottsdale. That means constant exposure to sickness. (It means a heck of a lot of fun, too!) Anyway, somewhere in the midst of passing hundreds of kids each week, I caught a mixture of like five million sicknesses and got … Continue reading Sick And Silly And Feeling Rejected

5 Ways To Show Your Appreciation

Sure it’s great to be thankful, but do you show it? In honor of Thanksgiving, check out these 5 simples tasks to show your appreciation! 1. Leave little notes around! Sometimes even a simple sticky note in your loved one’s planner or work bag is the best pick-me-up on a tiresome day! For more professional relationships, actually send a handwritten letter! I believe hand-written thank-you’s are totally underutilized … Continue reading 5 Ways To Show Your Appreciation

You Are More Than Your Job Title

A couple weeks ago I was thinking about how when we meet someone and do the typical introduction and small talk, we almost always ask, “So what do you do?” To which the person usually responds, “Oh I’m a (insert job title here).” I probably thought about it because I’ve been introducing myself as “a student journalist at ASU,” so much lately for interviews, and it feels weird because … Continue reading You Are More Than Your Job Title

How Friends, Family And Society Have Subconsciously Made Me Insecure About My Body

Have you ever been in a situation where someone says something to you or someone else that seems totally harmless but after the tenth time hearing it you start reading into it and it drives you crazy? Well, the past couples days I keep hearing men reiterate to me and other women how many calories are in the food or drink beverages we’re consuming. I’ll order a … Continue reading How Friends, Family And Society Have Subconsciously Made Me Insecure About My Body

Five Reasons You Absolutely Need To Keep Busy

My name’s Taylor Seely. I’m a second-year college student majoring in journalism and double minoring in graphic design and special events management. I currently take 15 credits, work three jobs, practice yoga and dance, have a boyfriend, try my best to maintain my blog and my friendships, and last but not least: visit my family. The complete and utter truth is I’m totally overwhelmed 95 percent … Continue reading Five Reasons You Absolutely Need To Keep Busy

Morning Breath, Cellulite Sally, And A Peek Into My Inner Thoughts

Yesterday was one of those days… you know what I’m talking about. Waking up with morning breath so bad it makes you nauseous (sorry, it happens), pimples appearing on the tip of your nose like Rudolph, running stop signs because you’re so mentally absent… you know, just one of those days. When I say yesterday, what I really mean is 4 a.m. yesterday, amidst my … Continue reading Morning Breath, Cellulite Sally, And A Peek Into My Inner Thoughts