lifestyle, money

Less brunches, more travels

I don’t regret any of the guys I dated in my twenties, but I totally regret not traveling more. Why didn’t I travel more while I looked young and fresh and thin? Of course, my excuse was always that I was broke and couldn’t afford it. But I know what the real reasons were, and […]

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lifestyle, Love

She’s a keeper if…(friend edition)

In your teen years, friends are basically everyone you know. In your 20s, friends are who you go out with and eat brunch with (while hungover) the next day. In your 30’s, things change a bit. There’s just not enough time on your calendar to keep all your friends. So how do you know which […]

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career, money

5 obvious ways to save money at work

My job is super average. Decent benefit, decent hours, and low pay. You know, the average, crappy job that a person takes when she has a crazy amount of student loan. So in order to make this “career” a little more exciting, I have given myself a challenge  to try to increase my own pay by […]

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career

Nightmare of eight interviews

During my 9-month unemployment, I applied to over 200 jobs, got dozens of phone interviews, and went on at least 16 interviews (that I recall), and out of that, I am writing about my top 8 most memorable interviews. I am still trying to analyze what the heck I did wrong my 20s — and […]

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Love

3 types of guys you meet on dating apps

I must admit, I barely remember what dating feels like because I’ve become a fat chihuahua napping on a plush bed (aka happily married). But I awoke my inner lioness (who had a pretty awesome dating career in her mid-20’s. Yeah, I’m bragging) to write this post. So read on. There are 3 types of […]

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career

The art of job interview B.S.

I remember my first internship interview in NYC and how I discussed my strengths and weaknesses with 100% honesty and enthusiasm. LOL. Not anymore. By now I have masterd the art of job interview. A proper job interview is like a dance — two parties bullshitting and tiptoeing around the truth (what the job is […]

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