Destiny Lalane

I help millennials adult, live meaningful lives, and find fulfillment in their career. destinylalane.com

25 Tips I Wish I'd Had To Avoid Stress And Get The Most Out Of Traveling

ByDestiny Lalane
Deciding to book a ticket to a new destination can be liberating. It can also be daunting. When I left NYC to travel, I stopped in dozens of cities and states along the way until I finally settled temporarily in Los Angeles. Living in the moment can…

4 Ways You Can Lose All The Extra Weight You've Gained At Your Office Job

ByDestiny Lalane
When I originally landed my first salaried job back in 2014, I was beyond thrilled. For the first time in my life, I had a stable income guaranteed to come my way, so long as I continued to do my work. Being that I was commuting from Long Island to…

I Quit My Job To Travel Across The Country And Ended Up Losing Everything

ByDestiny Lalane
After a spontaneous road trip to Boston in May of last year, I gathered the courage to up and leave my secure job in NYC to travel. (Save the “not another one” and eye rolls for later, team.) In that very moment, I had no back-up plan, no pending…

The Tinder Date That Inspired Me To Quit My Job And Move Across The Country

ByDestiny Lalane
It was a typical Saturday afternoon, May 9, 2015 to be exact. I was hungover as shit FaceTiming a guy I had literally picked up on the streets of Manhattan a month prior. He lived back in Massachusetts and briefly mentioned that he would be in…

6 Things You Need To Do Early On In Your Career For Long-Term Success

ByDestiny Lalane
Completely on a whim, I decided to book a one-way Megabus ticket from New York City straight to Boston. Seeing that I've always lived in a city, I had never taken one before. My ticket was $20 and would prove to be the most influential experience I…

How To Finally Attract The People And Experiences You're Missing Out On

ByDestiny Lalane
I've been on close to 250 Tinder dates since originally downloading the app back in January 2013. I consider myself to be a pioneer, of sorts. This fact is typically followed up with grunts of frustration or questions from peers about how horrible…

How To Negotiate Your Salary When You Hate Talking About Money

ByDestiny Lalane
When I was first new to the workforce, I dreaded talking about money. I was nervous and desperate. Who was I to negotiate a salary, let alone turn one down? Negotiating a salary can sound scary, especially when it's your first time. But, it doesn't…

Why Smoking Weed At 16 Helped Keep Me Grounded As An Adult

ByDestiny Lalane
I’ll never forget the first time I tried smoking marijuana. It was the summer before my sophomore year of high school. I had a pretty unorganized date with a local stoner boy, and my two best friends thought it would be smart for me to smoke weed…

Binge Drinking Numbed My Anxiety, Trying Out Weed Treated It

ByDestiny Lalane
The story of how I gave up alcohol and fell in love with marijuana is quite a journey, actually. Growing up on Long Island, paired with living and working in New York City, I’ve seen plenty of people taken down by their vices. My substance of choice…

What Happened After An Ex-Boyfriend Released My Nude Video Online

ByDestiny Lalane
Going into college, I never thought of myself to be a long-distance relationship kind of girl. To be quite honest, I was always a little confused by the women who chose to hold on so dearly to "the one" back home, when there were hundreds of other…