Monthly Archives: July 2012

Journeys with Julie- “You’re Not Special” Speech

As graduation season comes to a close, the videos of various commencement speeches made by famous celebrities begin to circulate the internet. This year, such names as Aaron Sorkin, Mayor Bloomberg, Barack Obama and even Jane Lynch were amongst the … Continue reading

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Lauren’s Lounge: Body Peace Win!

One of the best things about summer is relaxing, and the other day while I was watching Masterchef reruns (my summer addiction) I picked up a copy of Seventeen magazine that my little sister had left on the sofa. The … Continue reading

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Wendy’s World: Take It Slow

I have always been a workaholic.  I like doing things, and I like staying busy.  In fact, it’s hard for me not to be doing something.  I know that this characteristic has always been a problem of mine, but I never … Continue reading

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Journeys with Julie- Negotiating Your Salary

Statistics show that women are far less likely to negotiate their salaries than men. For example, one study conducted by Carnegie Mellon of their graduating professional students showed that males were eight times more likely to negotiate their salaries than … Continue reading

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The Allie Way – Happy 4th of July! Family Time?

Today is Independence Day, which has always been one of my favorite holidays. Typically, I get to see my extended family twice a year: Thanksgiving and the 4th of July. Cousins, grandparents, aunts, uncles—it’s great! However, last Thanksgiving, about a … Continue reading

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