Preparing to Study Abroad?! It’s More Complicated than You Think
Making the decision to spend a semester outside of the country is not an easy one, but more often than not, it’s an incredibly rewarding time. So, if you’ve just received your study abroad acceptance letter, take a moment (or two or three) to congratulate yourself. You’re about to have…
Jobs & Careers
What Three Different Women Learned when They Downsized Their Careers
You worked steadfastly to move up the career ladder and earned that leadership position. So, is it crazy to switch career paths and take a position that requires less of you? Not at all. Some people live to work, others work to live, right? Our own personal truth may be…
An Empty Nest Doesn’t Have to Mean an Empty Heart
When your child leaves the home, it may feel like you’re losing them altogether. Instead, what you’re losing is your role as a parent. It’s no wonder your emotions are both intense and difficult to understand in the moment. This article about the empty nest experience provides research-driven insights: You…
What Pro Organizers Have to Say about Minimalist Design and Lifestyle
Looking to downsize your collection of things, but not sure how far you want to go? In the extreme case, a popular line of thought within the minimalist camp excludes the idea of organizing altogether. Here’s the argument: Organizing leads to the covert accumulation of more stuff. Where hardline minimalist…
Could Cohousing be the Next Big Thing?
How and where we choose to live is a common curiosity these days. More and more people are restoring older homes, choosing to live in tiny homes, and finding second homes in their dream locations. There’s an entire segment of reality TV shows aimed at various types of living situations….