What I Learned From Attending My First Conference

If you are following me on Instagram and checked out my Instagram stories last week, then you know that I was attending a conference for work in Orlando. It was my very first work conference I have ever attended. In the past, I’ve gone to career fairs on behalf of my companies but I have never gone to a conference until now. I learned so much from my first conference and how to better prepare for them in the future, so I thought that I would share what I learned so all you #girlbosses can SLAY your next conference 😉 […]

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How to Manage Anxiety at Work

*Guest Post*  Anxiety is never convenient. It sneaks up at the most inopportune moments, such as during an important presentation, a fun outing with friends, or throughout your average work day. Whether you’re having small amounts of anxious feelings or you’re on the brink of a full-blown panic attack, dealing with anxiety at work is an ongoing challenge. While I usually encourage people to take an occasional “mental health day” when their anxiety is growing difficult to manage, most of the time you need to find ways to maintain and control your anxiousness throughout your work day. I’ve personally dealt […]

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A Girl Boss Playlist to Keep You Inspired

Some days we just need the right playlist to motivate us, am I right?! Personally, I love turning on some motivating songs to get me back up on my feet when I’m feeling down! These songs are some of my favorite #girlboss songs to listen to when I need that extra confidence boost and I figured I’d share these with you all in case you need a little extra inspo. I have actually been listening to this playlist on repeat for at least a week now. The best part about this playlist? All of the songs are by women! There’s […]

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May Reflection + June Goals

Today I'm reflecting on May and sharing my goals for June | The Sophisticated Gal

Can you believe that summer is almost here?! I feel like it was just beginning to get nicer outside and spring was just beginning, now it’s almost over! I have so many things that I’m looking forward to this summer, but first I want to make sure that I finish the rest of spring strong! This month I launched a new series on my blog to feature other inspiring girl bosses out there and there are so many women that I’ll be featuring in the month of June. To catch up on all of the features so far, go check […]

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How to Relax & De-Stress After Work

We all work so hard during the day and sometimes you just need to take a break. When we get home, we often just plop ourselves on the couch to “relax” but watching TV can be unfulfilling. There are so many different things you can do at home after work to de-stress and relax that don’t involve watching TV. Here are some of my favorite tips for de-stressing after work and feeling more relaxed! This post contains affiliate links **  Talk to Your Friends & Family I think this is so important to not only your health but also for […]

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Finding Work-Life Balance in a 24/7 World

Finding work-life balance can be hard, especially in this constantly connected world we live in. Here are my tips for finding a work-life balance.

Finding work-life balance can be so difficult, especially with this non-stop world we live in. We can access almost everything by just using our smartphones. Think about it – almost EVERYTHING can be accessed just by using that little rectangle that we carry around with us everywhere. While having easy access to any information we need, it can also be hard to find a work-life balance when you get constant updates on your phone. This is something that I always struggled with, especially because I thought that by always being available that I’d become a superstar at work. While it can […]

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How to Stand Out in an Entry Level Job

Standing out in an entry level job can be difficult, but follow these tips and you'll be on your way to success!

Whenever I go on Instagram or Facebook the past few weeks, I’ve been seeing so many graduation posts! With so many college graduations happening this month, that means more and more recent grads will be entering the workforce. I remember that feeling of being so excited to begin my career but also nervous at the same time. Being successful in my career was so important to me and I wanted to make sure that I started off right. I gave my first “big girl” job 110% and was able to really stand out in my entry-level job. I made sure […]

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How to Maximize a Day Off + Free Daily Planner

Tips for Maximizing a Day Off & Getting Stuff Done | Productivity Tips | The Sophisticated Gal

Let’s face it, we aren’t super humans and we can’t work 24/7 so sometimes we just need a day off! I recently took a day off just because, I didn’t really have many plans but knew I wanted a day to not worry about work, spend some more time with my loved ones and feel refreshed. Whenever I take a day off, I like to make sure that I can get some things checked off my to do list while still enjoying my day. Here are my tips for maximizing a day off so you can feel completely refreshed and […]

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April Reflection & May Goals

Sharing my May Goals & reflecting on April | The Sophisticated Gal

Wow, I can’t believe how fast April went by! I feel like it was just yesterday it was the beginning of April and the weather was just starting to get nicer. Now it’s officially May, which means it’s almost summertime and it’s time to plan May goals! April was such a busy month, there was so much going on between my blog, work and life but it was overall a GREAT month! Today I’m reflecting on my goals that I set in the beginning of April and sharing my goals for May. I like to set business goals as well […]

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The Best Career Resources for Young Women

There are so many different websites and blogs out there that it can be difficult to find the best places for career advice as a young woman. When I started my career and as a young woman entering the workforce, there were so many questions that I wanted to find answers to. Finding good career resources for young women can sometimes be challenging, especially if you don’t know where to look. I have found some great career resources that have given me great advice for my career and beyond, so I wanted to share them with you to make your lives […]

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