Journal #2: I Quit My Job in a Fit of Rage and Blaze of Glory

Journal #2: I Quit My Job in a Fit of Rage and Blaze of Glory

Hello, hustlers. It’s been a minute since I’ve paid this blog any mind (for shame, Sylvia). The reason being that, five months ago, I started working full-time and using up all the brain power normally reserved for blogging. But, I have some good news: I quit my job in a fit of rage!  And so … Read More

Guest Post: Curbing Your Spending with the Zero Day Challenge

Guest Post: Curbing Your Spending with the Zero Day Challenge

A wild guest post appeared! Today, we’ve got some excellent insight on the methodologies behind curbing your spending – something I don’t talk too often about, since I’m usually busy praising the merits of side hustling and earning extra income. But, while earning more money is important, arguably how you manage it will determine your success on the … Read More

6 Snapshots of Life as an American Working on a Cruise Ship

6 Snapshots of Life as an American Working on a Cruise Ship

Life is so much bigger than your backyard. I’m completely guilty of it: getting comfortable in life, content to live and stay in your own little bubble. I used to be a teacher and one of the core concepts in my classroom was that foreign language education was necessary to become a citizen of the … Read More

Why I Don’t Regret my “Useless Degree”

Why I Don’t Regret my “Useless Degree”

“Useless degree.” A contentious little couplet, that. Two words capable of causing all sorts of family drama during your college Thanksgiving break. Even though I’ve since graduated, the phrase still brings up innumerable feelings of indignation, irritation, anxiety, defensiveness, shame, anger… any emotion conceptually tied to ‘negative’, really. To all my kindred spirits out there, … Read More