There’s a discontentment stirring and occurring amidst feelings of languishing, boredom, and overall frustration with the circumstances of the world as it stands right now. (Cut to everyone doom scrolling while simultaneously imagining they can be the next TikTok star) It’s causing things like the very seriously-named “Great Resignation” where millions of Americans are leaving […]
When quitting your job *is* the responsible choice…
It wasn’t the 9am to 5pm part of my 9-5 job that didn’t work for me. Nope. Despite what many “creative types” often lament about…for me, it actually wasn’t early morning status meetings or even the ceremonial closing of the laptop at night (hoping I wouldn’t get an after-hours email). Those are actually things I […]
Why aren’t I different yet??!
We all hear about people’s transformations. Their huge life change. Their inner growth. “Transformation” is a borderline buzz word now, and it’s starting to get drowned out by a sea of self help gurus. But there’s a dirty truth about transformation. IT’S ACTUALLY DIFFERENT FOR EVERYONE. Different schedule. Different execution. Different. Sucks right? As life […]
Movie Montage Syndrome (and how to fix it)
Let’s admit it. We all want the movie montage. To the next big thing. Personal milestones like: The dream job. The finished project. The Instagram following (woof). Or even lifetime milestones we feel pressure about: Meeting the perfect partner. The wedding. The kids? (and not everyone wants that, btw) Sometimes it’s to skip ahead to […]
I’ve just finished the in-flight crossword. I typically finish it by the time we’ve reached a cruising altitude – it’s the first thing I do on every flight. This being at least the 12th plane I’ve been on this year, I’ve started to notice the things I do every time. Mini rituals that make flying […]
It’s a new dawn. It’s a new day. And I’m feeling…myself.
You will wake up one day and think of yourself first. I promise. It might not be now. Or even in 6 months from now. But you will wake up one day and the first thing you’ll think about is: you. This might seem confusing to some… “Of course you think of yourself when you […]