If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll already know that I’ve decided upon my new May mantra: “A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it, it just blooms”. I’ve come to internalize this thought, as it feels like it’s so easy to get caught up in others’ successes these days, whether they’re in the realm of career, fitness, academics, relationships, or elsewhere.
For those of you who are unaware, I’m happy to say that my blog has recently been accepted into the Her Campus Blogger Network. This has been an amazing opportunity for me, as I regularly converse with fellow bloggers about any questions that I have, sponsorships, reviews… but the best part of it all is making cool new friends from across the globe! I recently made a connection with Tiffany Khyla from Endless Bliss who was nice enough to have me write a guest post for her Motivated Mondays series!
If you haven’t checked it out yet, I highly recommend anyone, regardless of your age and industry, to check out my post about how to stay motivated during your job search. I’ve definitely needed to take my own advice lately, so hopefully you guys can benefit from my tricks as well.
Check out the post here: Motivated Mondays: Keep Calm and (Job) Search On
Happy job hunting!
The fashion PR world was shaken up this week when the lingerie brand Aerie (an extension of American Eagle), launched their Aerie Real Campaign. A campaign that pledges not to retouch its models.
My first reaction to this campaign was excitement – I love a brand that steps out of the box, and kudos to Aerie for taking a leap of faith with this one. I was especially proud of the overly positive reaction to this campaign, it’s great to see so many people in support of advertisements using real women to sell its products. It restored my faith in humanity a little bit.
But, as usual, when I’m excited about something, I’m really excited, and I like to see what everyone else in the industry is saying too. So I was disappointed to see some of the comments by ‘industry professionals’ posted on the campaign’s story on AdWeek.