3 Tips // Maintaining Colored Hair from Fading

For years I've always gotten some type of color in my hair -- whether its bronze highlights, dark red, light red, or recently purple. Getting my hair color is something that makes me feel good. About a year ago when I dyed my hair back to my natural color (very dark brown) thinking that I was going to stop getting my hair colored (cause it can be pricey) but I felt so odd. It's crazy that it actually made me feel different, and not in a good way. The downside with getting your hair ...

3 Tips // Managing Your Inbox

I used to always roll my eyes whenever I read a tweet about how many emails someone had to deal with. Then one day I realized what everyone was talking about. The email struggle is real. Emails can get out of hand real fast. One minute your inbox is all tidy with just 1 or 2 unread emails…then suddenly you have 50 emails staring at you. And to make things worse, your phone keeps flashing the number of emails every time you go to reply to a text or post a photo on Instagram -- reminding you ...

3 Tips // How to Shake it Off

I recently started thinking about how negative comments that others make can really affect the decisions we make. I am all about receiving feedback and critiques on how to better myself, both professionally and personally. Unfortunately many times these unsolicited comments aren't helpful when they are just mean and said to create doubt within ourselves. A boss I had told me (multiple times), "You don't have what it takes to get into Marketing", when I mentioned I was changing my major from ...

Three Tips // Surviving Road Trips

With all the new comic conventions Nick and I have been attending this year, its given us the chance to experience a few (long) road trips. Our longest trip was to DC earlier this year and was about 12 hours and we managed to have plenty of fun (even though sometimes it felt like it never ended). We did switch out every few hours to make the drive manageable for both of us. A Few Trips for a Fun Road Trip: 1. Good Music: This is a must. As much as we love talking to each other, after a ...

Three Tips // Productive Meetings

Whether you work for yourself or for another company -- meetings are a thing that will happen. I remember hating meetings in my corporate job because of the long hours and not so exciting topics. Now meetings are more exciting for me as I get to chat with other creatives and brainstorm ideas for their brands. But I still have learned that some structure should take place when having any type of meeting so that your time is used wisely. A few tips on how to have productive meetings... 1. ...