Listen, I get it. At the beginning of a new year, we get so caught up with “priorities” and responsibilities that the new year brings… on top of our regular day-to-day tasks. Our growing to-do lists make us feel certifiably insane. Amirite?

Our engines are revving so loudly that we just keep nodding and smiling through the deafening sound of our own busy-ness! Gross!

So, turn down the volume and give yourself permission to read some encouragement here and just breathe.

First, I want you to remember how incredible of a life you’ve had so far. I know its not perfect, and neither is mine! You’re here though, you’ve made it this far. That deserves some recognition.


It’s that dreaded time of year again. Time to do your taxes.

With the tax deadline (April 17th) approaching tomorrow, I thought I would share five things that I learned from doing my taxes, for those slackers who are racing to the finish line to meet the deadline.

Use automatic import services

If you aren’t self-employed and get a W2, most tax software programs allow you to electronically import data from employers and financial institutions. This can be so helpful, especially if you’re like me, and usually misplace the important documents. 🤦‍♂️

Leave taxes to the semi-professionals

If you don’t understand something when it comes to taxes, Googling the…


Music City is one of the most exciting new stops in travel and tourism, but don’t get caught up in Nashville travel sites that urge you to throw on your cowboy boots and prepare for some down-home country fun. Want to hang out like the locals? This handy list will keep you far from the crowds, lines and “wooo” girls of the NashVegas strip and put you right in the heart of the best Nashville travel has to offer.

  1. I understand this typically is the reason for most travel to Nashville in the summer, but don’t expect to start hobnobbing…

I haven’t been in my 20’s for a few years now. In fact, in November I’ll celebrate another year into my 30th decade of life. And while I am enjoying my 30’s and the new responsibility they bring, I spend a lot of my time these days mentoring fresh-faced 20 year-olds, who are looking for the “meaning of life.” I’m no expert –and certainly no life coach– but I enjoy helping others navigate those ten wild self-discovery years known as your 20’s. If for no other reason, to remind myself.

Turning 30 was both terrifying and empowering. For me, the…

Christopher Vetrano

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