Philly Finds is back baby, and this was one of my most favorite ones to compile. My time recently has been consumed with my ongoing battle with the PPA and lots of park time with friends, sprinkled with sprinkled with shore time with family. I also wanted to mention that Positive Publicity was recently featured…… Continue reading Philly Finds Vol. 18
The need to attract and attach and react like the fire inside… Growing up surrounded by musical theater, the trumpet was one of those instruments that always drew me in. It’s powerful, brassy sound instantly makes an entire theater of people stand up in attention to listen. So what happens when you combine an expert…… Continue reading FemFocused: Philly-based Trumpet Wom
The band’s new single “Floating Away” is out Friday, May 1st Meet Ash – a lively, seven-piece pop/R&B band from New York City. Meet Ash again – that is, the songwriter Ash McMillan, who was born in Northern England, and is now based in NYC. The band Ash was formed while all seven members were…… Continue reading “Floating Away” with Ash
Reads Sparking Joy laugh with me ppl Just popping by mid-week to offer a few reading suggestions, as a treat. The article I’m Clinging to Personal Writing More Than Ever Right Now by Harling Ross (also referenced in this post) has me nodding my head in unison. I’m finding comfort, solidarity and mucho entertainment in…… Continue reading Reads Sparking Joy
I feel it’s time for us to reclaim “fighting like a girl” as a good thing. Raye Zaragoza’s new single Fight Like a Girl is out now Award-winning singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza (pronounced ray zay-rah-GO-zah) carries an acoustic guitar and an important message. Her powerful song “In the River,” written in response to the construction of…… Continue reading Feminist Anthem from Acclaimed Activist Singer Raye Zaragoza out now
Groundhog Day prediction, as seen in the latest issue of Philly Mag A new Philly Finds is coming atcha today. I have to say, I thoroughly enjoy the Philly Finds-writing process. I don’t actively seek out places or things for this series – rather I scroll through my phone to see what photos I’ve taken…… Continue reading Philly Finds Vol. 13
Art by Tyler Spangler “Be a badass at rest,” my therapist said to me after I lamented about my inability to sit still and not let negative thoughts swirl in moments of stillness and quiet. “You’re still a badass, you’re just resting.” This mantra of being a “badass at rest” has been incredibly useful in…… Continue reading a badass at rest
Art by Hayley Sheldon “What’s your niche?” It’s a question that any writer is familiar with. Having a niche topic as an Internet writer makes you more easily discovered, helps you cultivate an engaged audience, and makes you more desirable to brands. There are many benefits of having a niche, and it is certainly important…… Continue reading Figuring out your niche? Or figuring out yourself?
Art by Mystic Mama I am being overly zealous with this post seeing as we have JUST entered Sagittarius szn (shout out to my archers). But the time of the Capricorn is right around the corner. From December 22-January 19, the sea goat will reign supreme. The beginning Capricorn always aligns with the Winter Solstice, making…… Continue reading Musings from a Capricorn, Sea Goat Queen
There was a time I was quite frankly embarrassed to say that I ran a “Philly lifestyle blog” when meeting new people. At the time it seemed silly; I felt childish promoting my lil blog. “Ugh, another wannabe ~influencer~,” I would imagine people were thinking when I mentioned Positive Publicity. This was my own insecurity…… Continue reading finding confidence in your work.