All posts tagged: beauty

Top things you should do before graduating college

There are many things I wish I would have known before college graduation but I share my top choices below.  Graduating college is a difficult feat. and that is why you should congratulate yourself first.  You should be extremely proud. It is natural to want to wait until you had your degree in your hand to want to think about post-college career plans. However, I encourage to get started now as companies are looking for prospective  graduates. Many companies offer post college internship opportunities that lead to full time job offers.  Start to think about what’s next at least a year prior to your intended gradation date.  According to the Economic Policy Unit, 16.8 percent of college graduates between the ages of 21-24 are “underemployed,*” or unemployed. Why you should start early? You’re not the only one graduating college from your particular program that is going to be looking for a job at the same time.  There is serious competition in the job market for college graduates and by starting early you can have a better chance at …

Do you ever look up at the sky?

We live in an ADD world. Meaning that there are so many thing happening simultaneously it is really hard to just focus on just one thing. Especially in the personal development area. I know I am not the only one that reads my textbooks with the tv on and cell phone by my side. We are constantly multi-tasking. For example, watching tv and texting or even cooking dinner and talking on the phone. We are always looking for ways to keep busy. Life has become so hectic that many of us have forgotten the simple things. A few weeks ago I walked outside and just decided to look up. A smile immediately replaced the frown on my face. I felt instant joy looking up at the clouds and knowing that through it all I survived. This also brought up a fond memory from my child hood. As a child my mother would always lay in the grass with me on Saturday mornings after we hung the close to dry and we look and observe the …