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The Classified Closet: A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing a Mindset Wardrobe

By Brittany Larsen | January 25, 2018

When I started my first real job after college one of my biggest struggles was trying to invest in professional clothes without breaking the bank. Over the last several years, I’ve developed an approach to “classifying” my closet that really works for me, and it’s something I get asked about a lot. I live by the philosophy…

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Meet Anne, Founder & CEO of Betrayal Trauma Recovery

By Brittany Larsen | January 24, 2018

Today’s subject is a little different than other features on Livlyhood given the seriousness of the topic, but I think it’s an important topic to share. Anne is the Founder & CEO of an amazing organization, Betrayal Trauma Recovery that helps women dealing with abuse. I met Anne through her podcast because she had my cousin Courtney on (remember…

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Stop Fixating on Your Dream Job and Just Get a Better Job

By Brittany Larsen | January 20, 2018

This column was originally published on on December 22nd, 2017 I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time in my first job out of college. I started as a press secretary for a prominent member of the United States Congress and was thrilled just to be on Capitol Hill. I thought I’d…

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Meet Erika: Mom and Owner of Black Currant Creative

By Brittany Larsen | January 17, 2018

Erika and I grew up together, and although she’s a bit younger than me I’ve always looked up to her. Erika recently launched her Etsy shop where she sells beautiful hand painted prints; Black Currant Creative, be sure to check it out! I was so inspired by her drive to take a creative hobby of hers and…

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Meet Kelsey: PR Manager and Professional Dancer

By Brittany Larsen | January 10, 2018

Kelsey and I met at an interesting time in both of our careers- she was in her first role after graduating from college and I had just transitioned from working in politics to the private sector. Honestly we were both a little lost and bonded over our shared feeling of trying to figure out what…

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Meet Lindsay: Mother and Author

By Brittany Larsen | January 3, 2018

My connection with Lindsay is one of the coolest things to come from my Livlyhood journey so far. She stumbled upon my account on Instagram and messaged me about her recent journey as an author. I was so inspired when she told me about her recently published book, Journey to Constellation Station and how she’s working on…

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Meet Katie: Director of Operations and Storyteller

By Brittany Larsen | December 27, 2017

Sharing Katie’s story is one of my favorite things to come of this Livlyhood journey. Katie is a friend from high school and we’ve recently reconnected because she saw what I was doing and then introduced me to her amazing blog, 52 Beautiful Things. Be sure to give her blog and instagram a follow. Katie has a gift…

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Meet Brittany: Master Communicator and Pop Culture Expert

By Brittany Larsen | December 20, 2017

Brittany and I met when we started at the same PR agency on the same day. I have since admitted to her that I wasn’t a huge fan of starting work the same day with another brunette named Brittany and therefore decided I didn’t think we’d be friends. Well the joke was on me because she’s now…

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Meet Courtney: Founder of Bra Fittings by Court

By Brittany Larsen | December 14, 2017

It’s a family affair… today my cousin Courtney is joining Livlyhood to share her inspirational journey as an entrepreneur. Something I love about Courtney is that she knows exactly who she is and she never apologizes for it. We recently chatted about how tough it can be to take risks and fit everything you care about into…

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Meet Kimi: Director of Communications on Capitol Hill

By Brittany Larsen | December 6, 2017

Today I am SO excited to feature my beautiful (yes, she was recently included in The Hill’s Most Beautiful People and yes, that’s a thing) friend Kimi. When I first started working on Capitol Hill, Kimi was one of my first mentors. She is a complete professional and personifies grace under pressure. One of the…

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