Adulting is already hard, but having anxiety while you need to stay productive with your work and life makes it even harder. Here are five small steps you can take to stay productive when you struggle with anxiety.

We all know adulting is tough. The constant responsibilities and expectations to find and keep a solid job, eat right, stay healthy, manage your money, and somehow balance a social life and your sanity seem almost impossible at times. This is all even more challenging when you struggle with anxiety. You often find your mind racing a million miles an hour trying to figure out how to manage all of your responsibilities and your life in general. There’s even a small voice in the back of your head whispering, “You can’t do this, there’s no way. Why are you even trying?” I’ve been in yourRead More →

Five of my favorite twenty-something bloggers who aim to help millennials in school, life, college, career, finance, blogging, and so much more! I highly recommend you read their blogs!

Since relaunching my blog back in March, I’ve connected some incredible and wonderful fellow twenty-something bloggers along the way. These girls have inspired and helped me when I felt in a rut whether they reached out and connected with me or just had some inspiring content on their site! Plus, they’re all wonderful people, and I think wonderful people deserve love and appreciation! This week, I’m sharing five of my favorite fellow millennial bloggers. These ladies blog in various niches, from career to finance, blogging, and more! I highly recommend you check out their sites! These badass lady bloggers aren’t in any particular order, andRead More →

Stay ahead of the competition during the job search by using these suggestions to create your ultimate job search survival kit!

Thank you Samsill for sending me complimentary supplies! All opinions and suggestions are entirely my own. This post may contain affiliate links. It’s your second hour sitting at your laptop and your coffee’s turned cold. Your wrist aches as you sift through your sea of resumes, cover letters, and references. Your Linkedin profile (which has a noble 55 connections) is on standby just in case the old fashion paper resume ends up in the trash. After the 45th question on yet another application, you’re about to lose hope, but the lingering rent notice keeps your eyes on the prize. Job hunting is a daunting process.Read More →

How to conquer your nerves from interviewing and feel even more prepared to ace your job interview!

Today’s the day. In a few short hours, you’ll interview for a job. Not just any job, but a job you desperately need. A few thoughts circle your head as you wait for the interviewer to call you inside their office as you wait in the hallway. Your skin is crawling and your stomach is in knots as you sift through your notes one more time. What if they don’t like me? What if I mess up? What if I make a fool of myself? What if I’m not qualified? Suddenly, you hear your name. You blink a few times, snapping back to reality andRead More →

What I would have told myself as a recent college grad by guest author, Kristen. - Sara Katherine

Guest Post by Kristen from Sophisticated Gal It feels like not long ago I was going to one of my Advertising courses in college, spending countless hours on our final project that determined my grade in the class and if I would graduate. Fast forward three years and here I am settling into my career, looking back on the lessons I’ve learned since starting my “big girl” job in the real world. Since I started my career, I have learned so much about what it means to have a job in the “real world”. When you’re in college, they don’t really teach you what itRead More →

Adulting is hard. Anxiety makes it harder. It almost feels like no matter how many obstacles you conquer, another mountain immediately arrives. Your to-do list feels endless. However, you know you can’t back down if you want to accomplish your goals. Completing this never-ending list of adult tasks isn’t easy.  When I was first experiencing adulting anxiety in full swing after college, the strategy I was using to completing my goals wasn’t working. I needed to find a solution to conquering the anxiety and stress. I developed a few habits that were extremely effective. Of course, these tactics don’t completely alleviate stress and anxiety forever, but they certainly help keep my emotionsRead More →

How to stay organized during the job search. Job search organization tips from Sara Katherine

Whether you’re just starting the job hunt, or you’re a few interviews in, it’s incredibly important to stay organized while searching for a new career. Keeping track of job applications, interviews, and follow-up emails is a challenge. If left unmanaged, you might start asking yourself, “Have I confirmed my interview date? Did I send a follow-up to the other job? How long has it been since I applied?” Try some of the following tips and my free downloadable job search tracking sheet at the end of this post to flawlessly organize your job search journey! Use an Excel Sheet or Notebook Whether you decide toRead More →

Job search sites and strategies by Sara Katherine

This is it. You’ve decided it’s time to find a new job. You know what you want, and it’s time to find it. (Or, you have a basic idea and you’re ready to start searching. Either works!) But…now what? Where do you start looking? Online? Through friends and colleagues? Cold calling? There’s almost an overwhelming number of job sites and options out there, so I want to share with you my go-to sites and methods for the job search. Taking a look at the following options will help you take your first steps towards finding your new career! Linkedin Fun fact: Linkedin is actually howRead More →

NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. As I was finishing college back in late 2015, I thought I had my future figured out. I had a great part-time job with wonderful people, and quickly landed a three-month social media internship with potential for a full-time dream career. I was well on my way towards the American dream: received my degree and paved a path for a successful career in my area of study. Of course, life threw a curveball and the internship did not pan out as expected. I decided to continue with my original part-time job at Disney instead of staying with my internship team.Read More →

discover dream career

Whether you’re about to graduate college, unemployed, or looking for a job switch, you might find yourself feeling a little lost during your search for your perfect career. While some job searchers are comfortable with simply finding a gig that pays the bills, many crave more from their work. If you’re like me, you strive to find a career that not only fits your skills, but one that you also feel passionate about and overall enjoy. You want to wake up thrilled to go to work and feel passionate about your purpose within your position. However, you feel stuck. How do you find this job? WhatRead More →