• Transformative new year's resolution ideas that will stick.
    Personal Growth

    Transformative New Year’s Resolution Ideas That Will Stick

    There seems to be two extremes when it comes to New Year’s resolution ideas: Those who think they’re pointless, and those who hang all their hopes and dreams on them. (And usually give up on them within days.) I think somewhere in the middle is where the magic can happen. Yes, personal development is something you can (and should) focus on any time of the year, not just New Year’s Day. But for many, the new year is a natural springboard for launching some new healthy habits. So if Jan 1 is motivating you to make some positive changes, go ahead and take advantage! ** My blog posts contain affiliate…

  • What my Dad taught me about success.
    Personal

    How to Be Successful: What My Dad Taught Me About Success

    At its core, The Fit Careerist is about discovering how to be successful in life. And so although this is a deeply personal post and different from the type of content I usually write, I believe it is the most important one yet. It’s only within the past couple of years that I have experienced a pull to start my own business. But I have been determined to build a successful career for myself ever since I graduated from college. I credit a lot of this drive and confidence to my father, John Alexander. Without his loving influence, encouragement, and wisdom, I know I would not be where I am…