I wouldn't share an earbud with you, but here are 14 of my favorite songs.
In high school, I gravitated toward the creative kids. I took ceramics and creative writing; I found myself in drama class doing a poor version of Monty Python’s silly walk. (I just couldn’t loosen up enough to be that silly.) No matter what class I was sitting in, I suffered from imposter syndrome. I was … Continue reading Art is Hard
I am fairly positive that at this very moment there is someone who is feeling like I am tonight. Not only do I have my very first toothache (and potentially my very first root canal on the horizon), but I also feel depleted. Emotionally and spiritually depleted. Lost in the woods. Aimless, wandering and wondering. … Continue reading Millennial Malaise
What does it mean to be spiritually prepared for your intentions?
Today is the holiest of holidays in Judaism, Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement. On this day, we repent (teshuvah) and confess (vidui). We beat our chests as we utter each transgression. We deny ourselves earthly pleasures: food and drink; bathing; lotions and perfumes; feeling the softness of leather on our skin; … Continue reading Vidui (Confessions)
It seems like the word “entrepreneur” can be found everywhere. Entrepreneur is a buzz word that’s usually prefaced by a hashtag or splashed onto an IG post in a trendy font. The fascination is understandable - there is a certain glamour associated with the term. Who doesn’t want to be known for taking a risk … Continue reading Play Chess, Not Checkers: Advice From a Boss Bitch
Takeaways from #BlogHer17.
Common bookworm struggles include discovering new reads and having a large enough budget to accommodate said book discoveries. When I stumbled upon Penguin Random House’s program, Blogging for Books, I was thrilled. Free books in exchange for book reviews (which I happen to love writing)….a definite no brainer! Within the literary fiction genre, David Samuel … Continue reading Fiction or Foreshadowing: Tell Me How This Ends Well
It's my birthday. Specifically, my 33rd birthday. It looks a little strange in print. My twenties have sailed away, but I feel more inspired and focused as each year passes. Since 33 is a fun number to divide, I thought I would write a little post divided in threes. 1/3 (Eleven Facts About Me) I … Continue reading 33/3
It's been a minute, folks. I've had many post ideas, but found myself lacking in either time or motivation. I intend to make improvements in this area, with plans to write with more consistency. Even though I haven't posted much, I have continued to make my way through some amazing books, including Eating in the … Continue reading Accidental Blogger