If you’re a part of A Thousand Candid Words’ small-but-mighty following on Instagram, you may already be enlightened to the fact that I haven’t been feeling the most motivated to hunker down and write here. It’s not without trying, though — I have no less than ten ideas waiting to be put into words. But to be honest, the effort it would take to get those posts published seems a bit too daunting at the moment. […]
Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced some type of hardship in the workplace. Now raise it a little higher if that hardship manifested into a more painful ordeal that led to you second-guessing your role within the company. Hey, hi, how ya doin’. I see you and I’m here to let you know . . . #same.
I, Marissa, am a morning person. It wasn’t something that necessarily happened overnight (lol sleeping puns), and it had less to do with the fact that I wanted to become a morning person and more with the fact that I needed to. *Harks back to about three years ago* You see, at 22 I had just been hired into my first post-grad role — my first real job out of college — and it required a […]
Welcome back to the lengthy narrative on how I’ve found myself more than halfway across the country from home in Southern California. Part one dove into the messy, oft-complicated route that got me to Nashville in the first place. In this half, we’ll navigate the rest of the journey. Luckily, it’s smooth(er) sailing from here on out.