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Jacob’s Pickles in New York City

Jacob’s Pickles in New York City is a southern comfort food restaurant on the Upper West Side in Manhattan, New York. We ordered a couple of dishes and had a really great time, aside from how cramped and warm the inside of the restaurant is. Brunch We ordered the fried pickles & chile okra as apps. Anytime you’re at Jacob’s Pickles, you should get an … Continue reading Jacob’s Pickles in New York City

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Do’s & Don’ts of Blogging: How to Blog

Here is my comprehensive list of the do’s and don’ts of blogging. This list will definitely evolve as I learn the ins and outs of the blogging community, and I can’t wait to write another draft of this in the future. This post is all about how to blog, so if you’re looking for blogging advice, you’re in the right place. Do… Define your target … Continue reading Do’s & Don’ts of Blogging: How to Blog

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How to Switch Careers

Switching careers isn’t easy. Even in your first few years in the workforce, it’s not easy. Once you’ve gotten yourself into an industry or skill-set, companies often don’t want to hire you for something that you’re not well-versed in. Here’s my best advice on how to switch careers. Go The Non-Traditional Route Find a company that looks for “different” types of candidates. For instance, I … Continue reading How to Switch Careers

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How I Take Care of My Mental Health

Taking care of your mental health is key to finding joy in the everyday. I think this is the most important aspect of your day-to-day happiness and perhaps one of the easiest if you implement it correctly. Here are some easy items to incorporate into your every day that will improve your mental health. Take Walks Take at least one walk a day. This can … Continue reading How I Take Care of My Mental Health

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A Weekend Away From The City

Although I live in New York City, I spend a decent amount of time in pretty much the opposite of Manhattan: Indiana. My boyfriend’s family lives in Indiana, so when I visit home (Chicago) to see him, we’ll sometimes spend the weekend in the countryside (is that what it would be called?). It’s very refreshing to get a break from the busy urban life that … Continue reading A Weekend Away From The City

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Reminiscing on Fall in New York City

I was recently going through photos on my phone and found some from the fall time that I never posted. Fall is my favorite season, and fall in New York City is… as corny as it sounds, magical. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and every walk you take you’re reminded of the fleeting joys of warmer weather. I personally also love overcast … Continue reading Reminiscing on Fall in New York City

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Books I’m Currently Reading

If you’re looking for some inspiration or knowledge, check out the books below! I am currently reading them and wanted to share since I think they contain pretty powerful information. Keep reading on for a bit about how I choose the books I read, and my current book recs! How I Choose Books to Read I often feel as though I don’t read enough. A … Continue reading Books I’m Currently Reading