Category My Musings
You voted for a man who embodies the opposite of every single value in our family covenant. Now it’s time to take a stand.
The Twenties are the years of exploration, both geographically and introspectively. And nothing beats when the two go hand in hand.
Once upon a time, I fell deeply in love with a person who I thought was my soul mate. We weren’t perfect, but we were perfect for each other. And then, we started talking marriage. For better or worse, I realized that committing my life to this person would be the most significant thing I’d ever […]
Life is getting in the way of my writing. I tell myself it’s because I need to save my energy to focus on my romcom—one of three novel concepts that are consistently fighting for space in my mind stew—so that I can make a solid effort to actually accomplish a goal for once in my […]
What would happen if we hijacked an overtly racist and fearful campaign to highlight kindness and good in our world?
My experience with racism is not a story of neglect and systematic abuse. It’s not about how White America is literally or violently holding me back. It is about ignorance. It’s personal, it’s raw and it’s real. And I’m terrified of sharing it.
Wallowing is the best thing I’ve ever done. It might sound selfish, but that’s only because it is. And it should be.
Finding my bravery is an ongoing, evolving process, which can be difficult, emotional and downright messy. Today, it looks a little like sitting in a coffee shop, interacting with strangers.
“Ugh, I hate my job.” — Everyone? At 28, I’m a newbie. Sure, I have a Master’s degree and more than five years’ professional experience under my belt, but for the most part, it’s blatantly obvious I don’t really know what I’m doing. Yet, since graduating into the world of supposedly responsible decision-making, too often […]
I’m starting a 30-day fitness challenge. The thing is, I’m great when it comes to generating ideas, but not so much when it comes to their execution.