Maggie Suszka

Lover of the ocean, hopeless romantic and boogie wonderland aficionado from Chicago. You can find me on the beach reading the New York Times Modern Love column.
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A Thank You Letter to My Quarantine Cohabiter

Thank you for teaching me how to make taquitos.  Thank you for stealing the good kind of toilet paper from your moms house.  Thank you for comforting me when I told you there had been an outbreak in my family’s apartment building back home and I could not go to Chicago anymore.  Thank you for…

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Why It’s Okay to Shut Off in the Name of Mental Health

Over a phone call with a best friend in Chicago, I very quietly shared that I had stopped reading the news. Being in public, I made my confession in a hushed whisper.  I was embarrassed and continued to share that it felt like a naive decision at a time like this, but it was keeping…

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Losing Your Work Wife Ain’t Easy

I experienced a major relationship loss at the end of last year. With 2019 having come to a close, so had my most valued, special work relationship. I can’t blame her for flying the coop, she is on to bigger and better things – including a salary that is nearly double what she was making….

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Learning to Work Out Your Inner Self

While many of us have heads that are still spinning and hands that are trying to remember to write or type 2020 instead of 2019, others have fully launched into a world of wellness focused regimens for the new year. For many, it’s working out to get their bodies lean and mean for the months…

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Is Social Media the Antidote to a Breakup?

Have you ever “met” someone online? Let me be more specific, discovered someone online who you almost instantly gravitated towards, you didn’t stalk but simply patiently and attentively enjoyed following. They didn’t spark feelings of jealousy, but a desire to emulate their actions and being. Social media can be a really scary place. One of…

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How and Where to Give This Giving Tuesday

Hearing the words “Giving Tuesday” fully rings in the holiday season for me. And with cyber monday and black friday out of the way, it’s time for giving tuesday to shine. Giving encapsulates what the holidays should be all about – giving to others – whether monetarily, in love or support, time, resources, in your…

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Why You Should Read the Finance Book Your Mom Gave You

You are a Badass at Making Money. Yes, you read that right. YOU are a badass at making money. Your visceral reaction to that might be to laugh out loud as you sip on 99 cent ramen for dinner or plot to steal granola bars from your office’s snack room for breakfast (and maybe a…

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Apps That’ll Help You Save Without Even Noticing

I don’t really like to think about money. I’m in that sweet spot of my early career where I’m making enough money to live, but I don’t actually think about saving. I’m not organized or pay close enough attention to draw up my finances into a weekly and/or monthly excel sheet, so I looked to…

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What Working Hard and Playing Hard Means in Today’s Digital and Wellness Focused World

August was National Wellness Month and I kicked it off by contracting walking pneumonia. How ironic. Let me back track: I’m going through a breakup. Which in turn meant filling my social calendar up beyond its max capacity – finally introducing myself to the cute guys downstairs, making plans for every night of the week,…

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