My Biggest Lesson From 2018, So Far

This year has been tumultuous, filled with disturbing diagnoses, overwhelming emotions, a quickly-depreciating bank account, and an all-around atmosphere of upheaval. I spent a good portion of this year plagued by stinging agitation, blistering anger, and a deep-set grief. It was as life walked up and slapped me across the face with indignation, saying "So,... Continue Reading →

Creating Your Own Metrics for Success

I’ve been doing freelance writing on the side for nearly ten years, though nowadays I’m only working with one client. She’s a professional athlete and I recently helped her caption an Instagram post celebrating an exciting, yet somewhat scary, middle-age milestone. Milestone birthdays tend to stir up emotions and force us to contemplate what we’ve... Continue Reading →

Toughing It Out: Practicing Resilience

Have you ever seen someone suffering and asked yourself how they are still finding reasons to smile? At some point in our lives, all of us have or will be affected by the death of a loved one, loss of a job, diagnosis of a serious illness, or other traumatic event. Initially, most people react to... Continue Reading →

Curiosity Cat Scan

Over the last few days, I've been going through an online course led by author Elizabeth Gilbert titled, What is Creative Living? After watching a few inspiring videos, the first assignment was to conduct a "curiosity CT scan," in which I was to conduct a brief, 20-minute analysis of my mind, identify anything shiny that caught my attention,... Continue Reading →

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