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Renata’s Guide to Making Friends in Your Twenties

Making friends in your twenties while out in the “real world” is hard. And it’s even harder now that we’re all mostly stuck inside. Back in college, it was so easy. At my college, for the most part, students lived on campus (can anyone say captive audience?). You saw the same people at every event and eventually decided to be friends based on your common … Continue reading Renata’s Guide to Making Friends in Your Twenties

learning to say no

Part 1: Learning to Say “No”

This post is part 1 of a 2-part series I wrote about learning how to manage and communicate my expectations of myself. I hope you enjoy and find it relatable! I’m sure you all are aware of the facet of the current mental-health movement centered around saying “no” when you don’t feel like you’re mentally able to handle something. Saying “no” isn’t always easy. There’s … Continue reading Part 1: Learning to Say “No”

prison of travel

The Prison of Travel

A few months ago, Josh and I did an episode of our podcast, Overrated/Underrated, about what we like and don’t like about travel. When that episode went live, my awesome blogging buddy, Bill, reached out to me and said that he would love to write a collaboration post about travel. He sent me this quote about Switzerland (from this article) that had absolutely inspired him … Continue reading The Prison of Travel