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    The Midnight Hour: Everything Sucks

    Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemail Four month’s ago I had: just moved to the city of my dreams, left a job that was slowly killing me, woke up and found myself in a relationship with one of God’s favorite people, my edges were full, my skin was clear, and my bank account was flourishing.   Then, it all fell apart.   I was notified that the job that I prayed about is coming to an end.   I’m back on the job market, in one of the most expensive cities in the country, during one of the most expensive times of the year. And, to spice my story up a bit, all of…

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    Lessons Learned

    Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemail     It’s been a little over a year since I graduated college and entered the workforce. I’ve learned a few things and made a lot of mistakes. Here are the top 10 things I wish I could go back and tell myself. *These aren’t in any particular order. They’re just lessons I’ve had to learn the hard way.   Your student loans aren’t disappearing overnight. Checking Nelnet every night to calculate and recalculate and estimate how much you should spend to magically make them disappear isn’t healthy. They aren’t going anywhere. You got got. Obsessing over your student loans only will increase your stress and that’s not something…

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    Lacking Nothing

    Share this...FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemailThis week I was feeling extremely anxious about life, my career, my future, and everything under the sun. It got to the point where I was consumed by the uncertainty of what God has planned for me and I called my favorite prayer warrior.      For me, a prayer warrior is someone who unleashes something ferocious on your behalf when I can’t find the words to pray for myself. My favorite prayer warrior is my mother. This amazing woman of God is ALWAYS there to help calm me down and prepare me for whatever battle life is throwing at me at the moment. No, this isn’t a dramatic…