Create your own calm

Lifestyle Personal Development

15 Simple Resolutions to Improve Your Professional Life in January

January, the month of resolutions, words of intentions, intense gym sessions, and, for me, failed attempts at emptying the house of sugar (minus my dog, Sugar). Instead of putting the pressure on at the very start of the year to be a whole new person or break the old habits instantly, I thought, let’s focus […]

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What Meeting the Second Lady Made Me Feel About Being a Military Spouse

I had the honor of meeting the Second Lady Karen Pence. It was a surreal day because the gathering took place in Hangar 3, the same hangar where just a few months earlier, I greeted my husband home from a deployment in Iraq. I boarded the same type of white school bus at the PX […]

Blogtober Lifestyle

Yoga for Writers

Blogtober Day 13 Bonus: Lily shares a yoga video for writers to loose during Blogtober and NaNoWriMo.

Lifestyle My Story Women in Tech

Motherhood, Work-Life Balance, and Success

I started this post as a reflection of what I’ve been up too since I left Doghead Simulations last summer. But I think it needs to be about something else. The other day, I participated in the Women in Tech Twitter Chat. It was all about success. The chat consisted of questions like, Do you […]

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If Social Media Didn’t Exist

#IfSocialMediaDidn’tExist trended a while ago on Twitter. I jumped on that hashtag, eager to see people bashing social media (ironically on social media). If social media didn’t exist we would be less depressed, have less anxiety because it would be harder to FOMO. Kids wouldn’t have to ask their parents to get off their phones […]