Inspiring Girl Boss: Cath from The Content Bug

This week’s featured girl boss is Cath from The Content Bug! I first met Cath on Instagram when I randomly stumbled upon her account and instantly started following her. She was one of the first people to reach out to me after I posted that I was looking for some Girl Bosses for a new project I was starting and we instantly connected. Her blog, The Content Bug, gives helpful articles on SEO, copywriting, photography and more to help other small business owners. She has great advice for anyone looking to learn more about why copywriting and SEO matter so […]

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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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Inspiring Girl Bosses: Kate & Tracey from Lipstick Muffin Media

Today's featured girl bosses are Tracey & Kate from Lipstick and Muffin Media. These two are total boss babes working full time building the businesses of their dreams! Read their interview on The Sophisticated Gal.

I am so excited to announce today’s featured girl bosses! These two young women are so inspirational and I was lucky enough to meet them very early on in my journey as a blogger. I actually think that their Girl Boss Facebook group was among the first groups I joined after I launched The Sophisticated Gal. Both Tracey & Kate own their own businesses and are also the two women behind Lipstick & Muffin Media, whose mission is to help other female entrepreneurs with their businesses. Kate is the boss babe behind Layered Indulgence and Tracey is the boss babe […]

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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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Inspiring Girl Boss: BJ from Keisha&co.

Meet today's featured girl boss, BJ from Keisha&co. She is an inspiring boss babe who owns a skincare business. Check out this post to read more about her!

Today’s inspirational girl boss is BJ, the owner of Keisha&co. and a total boss babe in every way! I met BJ through a blogging community on Facebook and instantly fell in love with her company. She works a full-time job and currently Keisha&co. is her side hustle, which takes some serious dedication and passion. I asked BJ some questions about her business, inspiration, goals and more. Read on to find out more about this fabulous girl boss! #1 Where did the inspiration to start Keisha&co. come from? BJ: I have always had really troublesome skin, and struggled to find skincare […]

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Inspiring Girl Boss Series: Launch Announcement!

I am so excited to announce the launch of the Inspiring Girl Boss series on The Sophisticated Gal! We will be featuring inspirational boss babes chasing their dreams & running their own businesses!

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or read my post about my May goals, I have been hinting at an exciting announcement coming soon. Well, I am ready to announce the exciting news! I am officially launching an Inspiring Girl Boss series on The Sophisticated Gal that features inspiring girl bosses who are hustling hard for their passion. Ever since I launched The Sophisticated Gal, I have met so many women that are chasing their dreams every day and it has inspired me in so many ways. This is actually the motivation behind this new series 🙂 When I posted […]

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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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