The Myth of “Killing it” and Being A Boss-Lady

Photo by Marten Bjork on Unsplash We’ve all heard the term “Girl-Boss” or “Boss-Lady,” being thrown around by men and women in our modern society. So what is a Girl-Boss or Boss-Lady? I haven’t looked up the meaning online, because I’m sure there are many different variations of definitions out there and they particularly aren’t terms that I…

Commit Yourself To Become Tough-Minded

Photo by Dylan Siebelink on Unsplash I’m going through a big career-change. I left a 10-year profession as a Registered Nurse about a month ago. It simply wasn’t the right career for me (please look at my other blogposts for more of the story). At first, “leaving” meant that I was going to pursue “my dreams.” My dreams…

A New Beginning

If you read my last post, you’re probably aware that I walked away from a well-paying 10 year career in the medical field to become an artist. You’re also aware why I couldn’t stay working in that field while transitioning into the career I want to be in (Read How Leaving A Toxic Career Is…

How Leaving A Toxic Career Is Healing Me

Photo by Alexandre Croussette on Unsplash I’ve always wanted to change my career, but it took me 10 years to do it. I am an artist. I have always been an artist, a creative person, a person who loves using her imagination to solve problems, but that was NEVER accepted by my Korean immigrant parents. Moving to a…

Welcome to The Parlour!

Welcome to The Parlour Blog! The Parlour is a place where I share with you my journey in navigating modern life as a modern woman. In talking about the matters of my heart – such as my struggles and triumphs in choosing to live my best life, I hope to inspire you to do the…