A couple of years ago I wrote a post with 10 conversation starters for anyone who “hated” small talk. After another couple of years of listening to podcasts, reading books, and watching content (mostly centered around question asking), I’ve come across 10 more questions I’d like to share. This is for all of you who […]Read More 10 (Really Deep) Conversation Starters for Anyone who Hates Small Talk // 2019 Edition
I started working remotely full time about 4 months ago, and I’ve only recently found enough time has passed that I’ve been able to find my groove and really find a new normal that feels good and sustainable to me. Remote jobs seem to be all the rage lately, especially amongst us millennials. Remote work […]Read More 10 things to consider if you’ve just started working remotely
// Words from My Lyft Driver Taking a break from the existential questions and holistic healing stuff and telling a story today instead. I don’t take Lyft rides very often. I almost always take my car when I’m going places, and I’ll sometimes take public transportation but I’ve only ever taken an Uber or Lyft […]Read More “I’m gonna get out and give you a kiss now. And then I’m gonna show you what I keep underneath the floor of my trunk.”
I’d like to bring you back to my junior high days for a second. Allow me to paint you a little picture of a classic “Bibs in junior high” scenario: I’m sitting in class, and the teacher is handing back our tests from the week before. My palms are sweating, my face is anguished, and […]Read More Withholding Joy… Why do we do it?
Something weird just happened. I was sitting in the car with my friend. We’ll call her Light. Light’s driving and she’s telling me about how she’s going away with her boyfriend to someplace warm and she’s going to be going to the beach a lot (#jealous). I asked Light if she was excited and she […]Read More Let’s talk about BODIES.
“The truth has legs. It always stands.” (Rayya Elias) Rayya passed away at the beginning of this year. I love this line of hers. I don’t know if anyone else has felt this, but it feels like there have been a lot of deaths lately. Lots of friends and family members I know have experienced […]Read More A word on grief
Hello friends! This month’s blog post is actually a vlog. 🙂 I took a mini “self care” staycation and decided to use it as an opportunity to try my hand at vlogging. The quality of the actual videos and video editing are below average at best, but I figured it was still worth just putting […]Read More I tried floating in a tank of salt water for an hour and it was kinda trippy (vlog)
Happy (almost) 2018 y’all! I love New Year’s… I know goal-setting can happen any time, but it always feels more official if you set a few goals (resolutions, if you will) at the start of the new year. Here are my top 3 for 2018: Truth-telling (in realtime) I have a lot of thoughts/feelings/reactions when […]Read More 2018 // the year of truth-telling (in realtime), gratitude, & boundaries
An open, melodramatic letter from myself to myself (re: success) Dearest Self, (Lol, too formal.) Yo Yo Yo Self! (Yikes, too informal.) Hey, it’s me. (That’ll work.) No use wasting time on any introductions or lengthy formal greetings since we already know each other pretty well… so, getting straight to the point: There are going […]Read More SUCCESS // Ambition versus Competition
Hello reader friends 🙂 Here’s what I’ve been thinking about this month: Why we do the things that we do? Namely, why do we do good things? More specifically: Why are we nice to people? Why do we work really hard at our jobs? Why do we do favors for people we love? Why do […]Read More Why do we do the things that we do?