High-Functioning Depression

(TW Depression, Eating Disorder)   Depression can be sneaky. It can creep up on you, especially when you haven’t been deep in the throes of it for a while and you’re so busy that you don’t really notice it. I was coming out of a depressive episode at the beginning of last year, and I got to a reasonably good place. I’m typically a high-functioning … Continue reading High-Functioning Depression

Becoming Empathetic

I’m a thinker. Tried and true. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve sat in a therapist’s chair and proudly explained how I felt about a situation. As someone who, like many others, repressed negative emotions, I’ve been in therapy to work on processing said emotions, so I feel proud of myself when I can name them. I would sit back in my therapist’s … Continue reading Becoming Empathetic

Realizing That People are My Passion

A question that I am frequently asked in interviews is “What type of managers do you work best under?” And I always answer this question exactly the same way. “Managers who want to get to know me on a personal level.” I totally understand that everyone is motivated by different things. Some people are motivated by money or by getting results or even by taking … Continue reading Realizing That People are My Passion

How “Tangled” Got Me Through My College Career

All of the people that are graduating this month are making me nostalgic for my college days, so I wanted to write this week about my college career. And there was just no way to do that without talking about the movie “Tangled.” Congratulations to the class of 2019! It’s no secret that I’m a Disney-phile. I love the parks, the costumes, the movies, all … Continue reading How “Tangled” Got Me Through My College Career

Today’s Rant: My ~Least~ Favorite Season

If you guessed that it’s rabbit season or duck season, you’re wrong. It’s allergy season. (Okay, so if you’re a hunter, it might be rabbit or duck season, I honestly have no idea.) In my household, it’s allergy season. And I say my household because we all have allergies. It’s the season of “I’ve had a headache for three days,” and “Can anyone else not … Continue reading Today’s Rant: My ~Least~ Favorite Season