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Therese Schwenkler
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Therese Schwenkler is an ex-accountant and the Founder, CEO, and "Marketer of Truth" at, today's go-to source for non-sucky advice on life, love, and work. The Unlost was named second among the top 50 personal development blogs of 2011, ranked among the top 50 blogs for young careerists in 2012 and 2013, and mentioned as one of the "Top 5 Websites and Apps for Women" in The Ballarat Courier Newspaper. Therese's work has been featured in The Chicago Tribune, Brazen Careerist, and more, and she gave a TEDx Youth speech in Los Angeles in November of 2012. She also enjoys drinking lattes, reading psychology and marketing books (is this weird?), practicing yoga, and playing outside in the sunshine.

Entries by Therese Schwenkler

15 Dinge über die Liebe, die ich gern vor 15 Jahren gewusst hätte

(0) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 4:52 PM

Letzte Woche bin ich 30 geworden. Das heißt, um Himmels Willen: Ich gehe seit etwa 15 Jahren mit Jungs beziehungsweise Männern aus!

Um diese beiden Jubiläen zu zelebrieren, kommen hier 15 Dinge, von denen ich mir wünschte, ich hätte sie schon vor 15 Jahren über die Liebe gewusst... und...

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15 Truths I Wish I'd Known About Love 15 Years Ago

(24) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 8:32 AM

Last week I turned 30, which means that -- holy cannoli, I've been dating for 15 years now.


To celebrate this momentous occasion, here are 15 things that I wish the 15-year-old Therese had known about love.

 1. Your appearance ≠ your worth.

It's easy to get the two confused --...

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In This Very Moment, You Already Have Enough

(3) Comments | Posted December 5, 2013 | 2:02 PM

If we aren't careful, it's all too easy to get caught up in a mindset of "never enough." Author and speaker Lynne Twist says it perfectly:

For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is "I didn't get enough sleep." The next...
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A Letter to My Future Husband: Why I've Given Up on My Search for Love

(57) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 11:39 AM

To My Dearest Future Husband,

Let's just be honest here -- I always thought that if I hadn't found you by now, I'd be totally bummed out and depressed. I thought I'd be a nervous, incomplete wreck, writing this letter as I sat on my cat-infested front porch crying salty...

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