Making the Most of Your Job Transition

    Career, Empowerment

    If you've been following me for any amount of time, you may already know that I'm just wrapping up my first year on the job since completing a pharmacy residency. Most residency programs finish up at the end of this month, so I wanted to share some of the best ways to optimize this exciting (and scary) transition time. Not finishing residency? No worries, these tips apply to ANYONE going through a job transition!

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    New Podcast Discoveries: Female Hosts

    Empowerment, Lifestyle

    May was a month of discovery when it came to podcasts. I discovered so many new shows that are quickly becoming some of my favorites and most of them have female hosts! The best part is that each of them are so incredibly different and I love how they highlight nuances of the female experience. Check out my latest new favorite discoveries!

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    What You Don't Expect When You're Expecting [GUEST POST]

    Empowerment, Wellness

    For Mental Health Awareness Month, we are premiering the very first GUEST POST on this site. It's incredibly humbling to be able to share the story of a new mother and her mental health journey with Postpartum Depression. She shares her honest and raw thoughts of going through her first pregnancy and what came unexpectedly in the moments after giving birth. She also happens to be my little sister and I couldn't be more proud of her to share her journey with you all.

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    Biggest Myths of Your 20's to Unlearn

    Empowerment, Opinion

    Today I enter the last year of my 20's. My 20's had a whole lot of changes and a lot of things that I thought were identity that turned out were toxic. I had a lot of burn out and growth, and now that I'm reaching the 29 I'm starting to feel like the 30's are really going to be my prime. Not what you thought you'd hear from someone finishing her 20's? I'm here to bust some myths you may have heard about this decade of your life.

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    Thoughts On Not-A-Motherhood

    Empowerment, Opinion

    As a 28-going-on-29-year-old woman, there are two things society puts a lot of pressure on having in my life: marriage and kids. From social media FOMO, living in a neighborhood surrounded by families, and most recently becoming a Tita (aunt, in the Philippines) it's really easy to feel that I am missing out on what I've been conditioned to think is an essential component of womanhood. In today's article, I unpack my (potentially problematic) thoughts on not-a-motherhood.

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