6 Things I Learned at the WIM Global: A New Year’s Media Mixer

Do you want to know a secret about me? I have a love/hate relationship with networking events. I love the snacks, the drinks, meeting new people, discovering different professions, and all that jazz. But I also hate them! Not so much the events themselves, but the nerves they give me! I get so nervous just…

Is closure necessary?

Closure is a term we all hear often. When people seek closure, they seek an end or more so, the reasoning to an end. People use wanting closure to justify wanting to speak to an ex or a former friend. People use the need of closure to dwell on situations, want answers or explanations to…

The Wonder of Ivy Podcast: Episode 27- Hypocrisy at its Finest

Wow, what a week! In this week’s episode, I give you the latest DACA update and what it means to those who are recipients. I talk about 45’s “sh*thole” comments and the MAGA crews support behind it. I end the show with a conversation about cheating, staying, and getting out of your comfort zone. If…

Fitlife: 5 Tips to Get Over Your Gym Anxiety

It’s no secret that I struggle with consistency, especially when it comes to working out and eating healthy. However, every year I try to become better and this one is no exception. One thing I struggle with is the gym. I love working out, I really do. Maybe not before I go, but once I’m…

My Breast Reduction Story: A Year Later (Part 3)

You can read part one here and part two here. Exactly one year ago today, I had my breast reduction surgery. I truly can’t believe its only been a year. It seems like yesterday, (or maybe a few months ago,) that I woke up and headed to the Reading Hospital. I remember the night before,…

RDG Soul Speak’s 10 Songs to Help Bring You Into 2018

It’s 2018, y’all! Can you believe it? I certainly can’t! But believe it or not, a new year is upon us, which to some means “new year, new me.” While I don’t believe in a new me, I am definitely one of those people that chooses to see the new year as more than “just…

Letting Go of the Past: 5 Tips for Moving Forward

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. -Marcel Pagnol Whenever I find myself stuck on the past, I think of this quote. While I’m not spending…

The Wonder of Ivy Presents: Who to Watch in 2018

Reading is a city for the do-ers. Reading is for the go getters. Reading is a city for those who refuse to take “no” for an answer. Reading is a city for those who make a lane for themselves when they don’t fit in an existing lane. Reading is a city for those with heart….