#BreakThings: The Whirlwind
As 2020 moves into its final act, I find myself thinking about the future, but everything feels uncertain. I struggle to plan for the weekend, let alone the next year (or two). So I’m trying to learn how to focus on today because tomorrow feels too heavy to lift.
The New York Times has an insightful piece on friendship. If you’ve ever had a friendship end — either from conflict, miscommunication, or distance — this article will give you the tools you rebuild. A lot of our friendships are in a quiet season right now, so it’s nice to know they can be revived.
Dry skin is a challenge during the winter. This Nivea skin firming and nourishing lotion has vitamin-C and Q10. It leaves my skin feeling moisturized and healthy without being greasy. And you can snap it up on your next Amazon or Target run.
As we work to bring equity to communities of color, some forgotten stories are finally being told. WSJ presents the story of Maggie Lena Walker, the first woman to be president of an American bank. The daughter of slaves she used her Virginia bank to help out the black community in Richmond.
I am preparing for a winter of outdoor dining, backyard happy hours, and chilly sanity walks. These Marc Fisher boots are a fantastic option for fall. They look expensive, keep your feet toasty, and aren’t too heavy to wear on long walks.
Last week, I talked about asking for a raise in my Instagram stories. So when I saw Career Contessa’s step-by-step guide to salary negotiations, I knew that I had to share it. Whether you have a new job, are due a promotion, or just deserve to earn a bit more, this article is a must read.