Tag Archives: Advice

Believe in the Power of You- Your Goals Are Just a Leap of Faith Away

“I don’t know what lies ahead, but I am going.”

Too often we find ourselves in jobs, schools, and relationships where we are genuinely unhappy. We fail to walk away from these situations due to either fear of failure or fear of disappointment. We are afraid of what lies ahead and so we would rather stay stagnant and live in comfort. Or we choose the “comfortable road” so as to not disappoint our family and friends who have been cheering us along. Perpetuating this cycle of unhappiness may seem like a good idea in the the short term, as it allows us to avoid making tough decisions, but I would argue that taking the easy route is one of the biggest and costliest decisions we could make in life. Continue reading Believe in the Power of You- Your Goals Are Just a Leap of Faith Away

It is OK to Fail: Why You Should Embrace Failure

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” – Denis Waitley

I wholeheartedly believe that in order to succeed, we must accomplish two things: (1) we must fail and (2) we need to learn how to embrace failure. Failure doesn’t mean you are incapable, weak and/or undeserving.  Failure itself is just failure. It is inescapable. It is what you take away from failing that is important. At Fireside Insights we know how discouraging it is to fail. Whether it is that final exam you spent hours studying for, your brilliant startup idea or your career mobility, failing can discourage you and hurt your confidence. We do not want failure to deter you, rather, we want you to learn how to embrace failure and here are some reasons why: Continue reading It is OK to Fail: Why You Should Embrace Failure

The Life of a Law Student: the Good, the Bad, and the Unexpected

In this edition of Student Insights, we spoke with eight current students to understand what it is really like to be in law school. Overall, we noticed that experience really differs by school, but one thing all of these students had in common was hard work and long hours at the library. Continue reading The Life of a Law Student: the Good, the Bad, and the Unexpected

Blogging with Unapologetically Kelly

Kelly Price navigates through life unapologetically herself. Following her graduation from the University of Oklahoma, she traveled the world from Cremona to Israel. Now that she is back in the states, Kelly not only works full-time as a Human Relations Specialist, but is also a professional blogger where she shares her love of traveling, photography, and cultural experiences. Since its creation in October 2016, “Unapologetically Kelly” has garnered a substantial following that appreciates her blog’s candid tone and, consequently, has formed brand partnerships with companies like JORD Watches, DermOrganic, and BootayBag.

During our chat with Kelly, we discussed everything from the logistics of running a successful blog to living authentically. Continue reading Blogging with Unapologetically Kelly