If you've been following the blog for awhile, you know that the Rockstar Series is my favorite thing about Drunk on Opportunity. I'm especially excited to present today's rockstar to you: Mikaela Conley. Not only is Mikaela an accomplished journalist, a loving sister/daughter/friend, avid yogi, and excellent adventure buddy; she's making the internet a more positive place. … Continue reading Rockstar Series 2017: Spotlight the Good
For those of you that don't know, I'm the director of development (aka head fundraiser) at a kickass nonprofit called The Financial Clinic. The "Clinic" works to build financial security and to promote financial mobility for America's working poor. "What the heck does that mean?" you say. It means we work to make it possible … Continue reading Exciting News!
2016 has been a particularly stressful election cycle. Civil discourse gave way to hateful rhetoric, dismissive sarcasm and finger-pointing. We are all on edge, frazzled and exhausted. My stress manifests itself in a glorious combination of gastro-intestinal and epidermal expressions. I've been bloated for weeks. My lips are perennially cracked and my skin has been raw and dull since August. Today I woke up … Continue reading Stress, vanity and the election of 2016
Hey-O! How's everyone's weekend going? I had a blast this morning, cheering for all the half marathoners running the United Airlines NYC Half with my Back on My Feet teammates. I made a couple of signs yesterday and they turned out to be a huge hit - with the runners and the cheerers! You can … Continue reading Weekend Nutrition Edition
Whew! Is anyone else feeling like time just needs to SLOOOOOOOW DOOOOOOOWN? I can't believe it's already March (even though it still feels like January, brrrr). I sort of feel like I'm constantly waiting for life to slow down, but it never does. Busy is the new normal? Let's get through the housekeeping first! We're … Continue reading Down with Negative Thinking!