5 Posts to Read If You’re Feeling Blue


Sometimes I get a little down in the dumps. Who doesn’t from time to time, am I right? Here are 5 brilliant links that are sure to brighten your day:

  1. So you’re a little down – when to wallow and how to do it.
  2. Feeling bad because you’re totally roadblocked in moving towards what you want? Stop psyching yourself out, and do it.
  3. Just a reminder! You’re already awesome because you’ve traveled places, and here’s why.
  4. If you’re still not feeling awesome, here’s 17 things you can do RIGHT NOW that will make sure you’re feeling proud of yourself a year from now
  5. Or if 17 steps seem insurmountably hard, try 4 easy things to get outta that rut

Because sometimes it’s nice to get a gentle nudge from the internet that maybe things aren’t so bad after all, or at least how to pick up and keep on trucking if it feels like they really really are.

Sharing Happiness, Dividing Pain


The April issue of Glamour magazine had a useful reminder from Dr. Abdi, friend of Julia Robert, physician, and humanitarian. “When you divide your pain with your friends, the pain will be less. But when you share your happiness with other people, your happiness will be more.”

Hilarious Blog Alert

Your mid-to-late 20’s are a weird time in a gal’s life. It’s when you still feel like you really just graduated college, but strangely enough you and all the people around you are starting to do really adult things.

Fully support themselves with no help from mom and dad! Buy and care for pets! Purchase homes and cars! Get engaged and hitched! Have babies! They’re all wonderful experiences in the journey of “growing up,” but it’s an odd period of I feel old, but really really young at the same time.

People always say that weddings and babies are a domino effect. One person walks down the aisle and suddenly 12 of her closest friends are doing it too. I can vouch for this. I attended 8 weddings last year. A friend of mine attended 9 this year. I can honestly say I am truly happy for all my friends and family and honored that they wanted me to be a part of their celebrations of love.

But sometimes? That business can be exhausting, and expensive, and wear down even the most loving and loyal friend. Enter this hilarious blog. Just when you’re ready to poke your eyes out after hand gluing individual sequins to that last bachelorette party invitation , here’s a little comic relief.

And for all my married friends let’s just laugh about the ridiculousness of growing up. Check it out here: http://myfriendsaremarried.tumblr.com/