Megan Nicole O'Neal

Megan Nicole O'Neal
Megan Nicole O’Neal is a UCLA alum and public relations specialist with a passion for storytelling and a firm belief that only the right photo is worth 1,000 words. An avid adventurist, she’s traveled to five different continents, all on an endless quest to find the world’s greatest cup of coffee. Megan currently works at Havas Formula in sunny San Diego and volunteers for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, freelancing for the PR department.

30 Things I Learned Before Turning 30

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | December 21, 2018

When I was about 16, I started writing a list—a “Things I’ve Learned Lately” list. (Creative, I know.) I’d add to it every month, or every few months once I discovered firsthand how “busy” adulting is. I don’t know why I started writing these life lessons; I think it had something to do with a…

18 Perfect Gifts for the Busy Professional in Your Life

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | December 7, 2018

‘Tis the season for gifting, but ‘tis also the season for receiving odd presents from friends or family that we don’t really need. While I personally love receiving gifts of experiences over things, I also admit the beer tasting Groupon I got last year is still sitting on my fridge unclaimed because I haven’t had…

A Millennial’s Guide to Finances: 5 Things to Start Before You Turn 30

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | November 7, 2018

It’s time to talk money.

How Getting Lost in Thailand Taught Me to Let Go

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | May 11, 2018

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but that doesn’t mean things won’t work themselves out.

From a Recovering Perfectionist: Stop Saying ‘Wasting Time’

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | October 16, 2017

I’d built my life with such a momentum and no wiggle room for anything other than my best, even an emergency chute couldn’t reduce my speed.

3 Questions to Wake Up and Stop Living on Autopilot

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | October 2, 2017

Dig deep to discover what needs to change.

Why You Should Do the Things You’re Bad At, and Often

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | February 6, 2017

Practice doesn’t make perfect, but practice does make you brave.

The Problem With the ‘New Year, New You’ Mindset

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | January 2, 2017

There is something to be said for refusing to give up on yourself.

Why You Should Look Your Fears in the Eye and Smile

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | October 7, 2016

Being afraid of something is the best indication that you are out there in the world, trying new things and living to your fullest.

Why Your Comfort Zone Is the Most Dangerous Place to Live

By Megan Nicole O'Neal | September 15, 2016

We can become disinterested, uninvolved and often so paralyzed by our daily lives that we forget there is an entire world out there.