Why You Can’t Let Fear Keep You Small in a Job Interview

Why You Can’t Let Fear Keep You Small in a Job Interview

When Natalie* came to me, she had been doing contract legal work for about a year. It was far, far removed from the goals she set for herself when graduating law school. Because of that, her circumstances had given her self-esteem a walloping. But never fear! Hers is...

Why You Can’t Let Fear Keep You Small in a Job Interview

When Natalie* came to me, she had been doing contract legal work for about a year. It was far, far removed from the goals she set for herself when graduating law school. Because of that, her circumstances had given her self-esteem a walloping. But never fear! Hers is...

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Why You Can’t Let Fear Keep You Small in a Job Interview

When Natalie* came to me, she had been doing contract legal work for about a year. It was far, far removed from the goals she set for herself when graduating law school. Because of that, her circumstances had given her self-esteem a walloping. But never fear! Hers is...

How to Get Over a Breakup (Like a Serial Monogamist)

A solid almost 15 years of serial monogamy gave me plenty of helpful lessons—how to spot red flags, emotional vampires, men who don't pull their weight, etc. The best among those lessons? How to get over the worst part of a breakup. No matter which way you slice it,...

Why Getting Fired is the Best Thing That Can Happen to You

This might sound like a controversial opinion, but I swear to you it's true: Getting fired is a good thing! It's not just a good thing that can happen to you—it's the BEST thing that can happen to you. You might be thinking, "Jessie, that sounds a little extreme....
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How to Make It: Better-than-Takeout, Slow Cooker Ramen

We are big-time ramen eaters in this house. Living in D.C. means we have access to so many delicious options like Daikaya, Bantam King, Jinya Ramen Bar, and Reren DC—just to name a few (there are more and we've gone there, too, but these are my favs). But enjoying...
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How to Make It: Vegan Bulletproof Matcha Latte Recipe

It's a sad fact that after my elimination diet, I realized I couldn't have coffee. Very sad. My Puerto Rican/Portuguese ass formerly joked that my blood type was Café Bustelo. But that threw a wrench into my nutrition, as I always started my morning with some...

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