New year, same fabulous me

Do you find yourself searching for a reset button? Perhaps you use New Year’s resolutions as a way to commit to being a better you, but quickly realize in 364 days as you’re counting down the final seconds of the year that you have fallen short? I know I do. For example, every January, I…

An Important Lesson the 2018 Miss America Competition Taught Me

Anyone who knows me can attest to the fact that I’m an incredibly impulsive individual. Although I’ve gotten better at thinking through things first — wisdom comes with age, right? — I still find myself quick to react to things I’m emotionally invested in. And you can imagine what kind of trouble that can bring….

Welcome to Karolina’s State of Mind

The neon girl. The pageant girl. The immigrant. The volunteer. The girl who takes on way too much. These are amongst the few labels I carry with me everywhere I go. Quite frankly, it’s a little tough to escape some of these labels once you’ve built your brand, shared too much on social media about…