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Post-Grad Advice: Secrets for Surviving & Thriving in 'The Real World'

Post-Grad Advice: Secrets for Surviving & Thriving in 'The Real World'

The looming pressure of getting thrown into ‘the real world’ upon graduating from college is the physical equivalent to a lion den. You're flooded with fear. Fear of the future, fear of the unknown, fear, perhaps, of leaving the new life you created to return to one that you've outgrown. From the failures to the fabulous, here’s how to survive (and thrive) in #postgradlife.

Why are We Meanest to the Ones We Love Most?

Why are We Meanest to the Ones We Love Most?

We’ve all found ourselves in this spot before. Lashing out at the ones we love most. Placing blame on their behavior rather than reflecting on your own. Why is this? We can be so cruel to the ones we care deepest for, dreaming up dramatizations or holding back when it’s best to be honest. Before we can effectively navigate our way out from these natural tendencies, let’s start at the beginning.

The 3 Stages of Returning to Your Hometown

The 3 Stages of Returning to Your Hometown

All of our lives we go on waiting for the day that we get to break away from our pasts, to escape our childhoods and join a new and improved realm of adulthood- as if it’s that easy…as if going to college makes us adults. So we run away as fast as we can, searching for ourselves in new places.