in Health & Wellness

Warm Weather Skin Care

As the weather warms up (or doesn’t depending on the degree of global warming that has hit your side of the world lol) I always seem to become more prone to nasty breakouts and blemishes. So as winter begins to (slowly) fade away, I always need to revamp my skincare routine to make sure it remains as healthy as possible. Here are a few of my current faves: Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Daily Peel, Extra Strength Formula, $16 This product is an absolute gem for those days when nothing seems to cure a pesky breakout and your skin just needs fast relief. It’s a daily treatment, so I usually get the 5-pack (because it’s WAY on the pricey side and I can’t afford to actually use it daily), but five doses does the trick! My skin is always a lot more radiant and less blemish-y after about a week of…

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in Dear Diary, Faith

Under Review

There is a certain time of year that anyone who has ever been employed before has come to both fear and dread – and no, I’m not talking about tax season. What I’m talking about is the age-old performance review. Yes, I DID see you grimace just then. I am yet to meet a single human being who enjoys performance reviews. Now, I could go into the psychology of them and point out all the ways they are truly inaccurate and a horrible measure of capability or competence, but even without trekking down that path, they still remain pretty awful. I don’t know about you, but the thought of having to justify to people why I am qualified for the position I was hired for, and about all the ways I intend to grow over the next period (like I can even make a definitive decision on what I’m having for dinner!),…

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