If I had a quarter for every time I said this while home in Ohio for the past 12 days – I’d have at least 5 more buckaroos in my pocket.
My days were full of fun and productivity as I continued to plow forward on building my new business, Red Currant Media. I even posted pics on my company Facebook Page about some of the neat “office spaces” I created throughout my parents’ home and backyard. Full of lush green trees and chirping birds, it was a welcome change to the sounds of city living.
I do want to assure you that my trip was also filled with all sorts of fun. Here are some pics of the most joyous events! Continue reading →
I remember taking this photo in SoHo and having an, “oh my God…I really moved here” moment. It was beautiful.
Since moving to NYC, I’ve been frustrated by my family & friends’ perceptions of living in NYC. I’ve also really struggled with my NYC friends and acquaintances judging me for being from Ohio.
From the Ohioans: ·Oh my God, I could NEVER live there! ·How in the world do you deal with that many people? Isn’t it unsafe? Isn’t it dirty? ·You’re not staying there forever, are you?!
From the New Yorkers: ·Oh God, you’re from Ohio? No wonder you moved here, you must have been so bored! ·I can’t imagine living anywhere else than NYC, especially somewhere with nothing to do! ·So I am sure, you’ll never move back to Ohio now that you live in NYC, right? I mean, why would you ever want to leave here?!
I cannot begin to tell you how fired up I get when hearing these things. Continue reading →
I’ve been planning to write this post for a very long time. The timing never felt right. My usual posts are in response to real-time events. This post is about a theory I developed years ago and has changed me forever. This gem of wisdom provides a rapidly growing seed, that once planted, helps you achieve consistent happiness.
When I moved to NYC 5 years ago, I was miserable. Really, really miserable. By moving, I had the opportunity to completely change my life and developed a principle to guide me; a golden rule of sorts. Hell, it’s turned into the official Kate Forster mantra.
Repeat after me: “I surround myself with people and situations that bring out the best in me.” Continue reading →