Kelly sits in front of the Eiffel Tower

8 Things to Know Before You Visit Paris

I feel like I’m still on a high from our trip to Paris, which ended up being my favorite city Adam and I have ever visited. If you’re planning a trip to Paris, all I have to say is you are going to absolutely fall in love with the magic[Read more]

Kelly Nash hides coyly behind the "You Are a Badass" book.

3 Reasons Why to Overcome Your Fear of Failure

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” — J.K. Rowling Let’s talk about the elephant in the room, this little thing called failure. I think[Read more]

My Journey with Botox + Q&A

Did I ever think I’d be in my late 20s and getting Botox? Definitely not – but my forehead had other plans. I’m a very expressive communicator in general and raise my eyebrows a lot when I talk. This obviously wrinkles my forehead, which is natural for most people. I[Read more]

Kelly walks along Omaha Beach in Normandy, France as the sun peeks out.

6 Ways to Manage Negative Thoughts

Last week, I wrote about ways to handle negative people in your life. While those kinds of people will come and go, the biggest critic you’ll come face to face with more often than not is yourself. Isn’t it the truth that we are the hardest on ourselves? We tend[Read more]

Brittany Anderson smiles at the camera as she shits on a ledge with Chicago skyscrapers in the background.

Featuring Brittany Anderson: Chicago Career Woman & Go-Getter

I had the pleasure of meeting Brittany Anderson at the University of Illinois, where we were both advertising majors and worked on the National Student Advertising (NSAC) competition together three years in a row. Her work ethic has always been contagious and it encouraged me to work harder and smarter while[Read more]

9 Helpful Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Adam and I have officially closed on our new condo as of today! It was always a goal of mine to be a homeowner before I turned thirty and I’m so excited to say I achieved that, just three months shy! It’s an amazing feeling to know that we actually[Read more]

Kelly stands and ponders on Omaha Beach in northern France.

5 Ways to Handle Negative People in Your Life

It doesn’t matter what you do or how you choose to live your life, there will always be someone judging you for it. Whether or not you choose to have children, work a corporate job or start your own business, stay put in the city you grew up in or[Read more]

5 individuals fist bump over a desk full of computers and wires.

5 Steps to Achieve Your Goals

Goals. We all have them, but what does it take to actually accomplish and succeed in those goals? Even though this post is categorized under “Career,” this topic of goal setting and achieving can be applicable to any part of your life. We can have career goals, but also personal[Read more]