Megan Nicole O'Neal

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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.

Articles by Megan Nicole O'Neal

From a Recovering Perfectionist: Stop Saying ‘Wasting Time’

From a Recovering Perfectionist: Stop Saying ‘Wasting Time’

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.

October 16, 2017
Why You Should Do the Things You’re Bad At, and Often

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

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

February 6, 2017
The Problem With the ‘New Year, New You’ Mindset

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

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

January 2, 2017
Why You Should Look Your Fears in the Eye and Smile

Why You Should Look Your Fears in the Eye and Smile

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

October 7, 2016
Why Your Comfort Zone is the Most Dangerous Place to Live

Why Your Comfort Zone Is the Most Dangerous Place to Live

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

September 15, 2016
7 Reasons Backpacking Through Bali Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

7 Reasons Backpacking Through Bali Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

At a point in my life where everything felt calculated, I did something completely unorthodox.

July 22, 2016