I have recently have competed in several trails with my dog, Belle. It was super fun and tiring. We have won a few ribbons for some, and lost in others. I am happy to say despite that we are still trying to compete in some more. Though I did make a few rookie mistakes. I was a little under prepared for parts of the trails when I first started competing. When I talked to the veterans of the sport, I found that I wasn’t the first amateur to make this mistake. Hence, I decided to share my experience on my blog and how to avoid the mistakes I made.
Owning a dog teaches you life lessons and adds some excitement to the everyday. My dog, Belle, has brought so much to my life. She has taught me lessons in life. She has made me laugh. She is one of the greatest things ever. Now I have compiled a list of the 10 things Belle has taught me while raising.
Last year, I had the honor of attending Go for the Greens in Orlando, Florida and gain mentoring from business leaders. However, I have gained more since the conference has ended. Go for the Greens has hosted online seminars for their mentees with more community leaders via Zoom discussing topics relevant to those growing their leadership skills. So why does this apply to you, my reader?
Being a writer can be intimidating especially if you are trying to figure it out. Even as a blogger, I have to studied the art of writing. An art I thought I would never have to study. I have read several guides to writing and each write about the do’s and don’ts. They offer harrowing tails of rejection letters and finding agents. Which is good information but not what I am looking for in encouragement. However, my most recent read has become the guide I never knew I needed.
It is that time of year to hunt down internships to complete over the summer. But how is one suppose to tackle finding an internship? Well, here is my guide from my experience hunting down internships.
Dear Younger Me,
In a few years, life will hit you hard. Growing up is a pain in the butt, but a necessary evil. You will learn so much and experience so much. Amazing people will come and go. You will discover so many exciting places too. However, there are a few things I wish for you to know to hopefully make the efforts of growing up a little easier.
College is an interesting time. You learn things all the time. Somethings are expected. Others are not. In the end, all you can do is grow, and learn. We are not experts of life quite yet, but maybe you can learn a little from me. Here are the 10 things I have learned so far in college.
The good old days of meeting your potential love interest out at the bar has come and gone. (Not that you wanted to meet some of them half the time anyway!) So introducing dating apps to the the modern dating, more specifically, Bumble. I have created rules to avoid the bad dates that I have been on so you can have better success on your first try than me.
The new year is full of new beginnings. For me, the new year brought a new job. This is not my first position in an office or job, but I still had the butterflies in my stomach. I always have butterflies when I start a new job. While speaking with friends and family, I found out that I am not alone in feeling this way. So I decided to give you my 10 ways that I try to make an impact within the first couple of weeks of starting a new job.
I love a good glass of wine. A little bit of bubbly champagne or pinot noir and I am your girl. When listening to the Stuff You Should Know podcast while working out, I was intrigued that they were discussing one of my favorite dinner drink.
I had heard of wine fraud in the past. Thank you Leverage! However, I thought it only happened once in a blue moon and only with notable vintage wines.