Life

Life Is Hard But You’re Probably Making It Harder

Life Is Hard But You’re Probably Making It Harder

Life is hard, right? It is for ALL of us! Life is unfair and scary, not to mention anxiety-inducing. Whether you are getting divorced, or just got fired, or can’t make friends, there are literally an infinite number of ways which makes life seem impossible on […]

How To Be Thankful On Thanksgiving When There Is Nothing To Be Thankful For

How To Be Thankful On Thanksgiving When There Is Nothing To Be Thankful For

I woke up this Thanksgiving day feeling sad, lonely, and entirely unthankful for what this year has brought me. I lost my Grandma to cancer in March. I lost my Uncle tragically in September (not to mention tomorrow would have been his 49th birthday). I […]

Highway to the Comfort Zone: The Dangers of Never Challenging Yourself

Highway to the Comfort Zone: The Dangers of Never Challenging Yourself

There are many dangerous and evil things lurking in the depths of our world today. We have terrorism and misogyny. Car crashes and tragedies. Dictators and nuclear weapons. Rejection and failure. There are literally countless things that you could be terrified of on a daily basis […]

Life is Short: How Loss Taught Me To Follow My Dreams

Life is Short: How Loss Taught Me To Follow My Dreams

Loss is one of the tragic inevitabilities of life, but believe it or not there is one positive to dealing with the loss of a loved one: the ability to truly understand how freaking short life really is. After unexpectedly losing my 48-year-old uncle, I […]

The Millennial Resume: If Money Weren’t An Issue, What Would You Do?

The Millennial Resume: If Money Weren’t An Issue, What Would You Do?

When faced with the dilemma of determining what you want to do with your life, many say you should ask yourself this one question: “If money weren’t an issue, what would you do?”. Although this question is clearly a hypothetical, it asks you to be […]

The World Is Big, But That Doesn’t Mean You Are Small

The World Is Big, But That Doesn’t Mean You Are Small

With 7.3 billion people on planet Earth it’s hard to feel significant. Wrap your head around this: you are literally .0000000001369% of the population… To some of you, this number might empower you. You are as close to a nothing on this planet as possible, […]

How To Change Your Life: Tips For Getting The Courage To Move Away From Home

How To Change Your Life: Tips For Getting The Courage To Move Away From Home

Changing your life is both simple and incredibly complicated. It can be a simple decision to make in theory, but a very complicated action to follow through with, especially if you have never moved away before! Whether you have a detailed plan of attack, absolutely […]

One Year From Today: July 4th, 2018

One Year From Today: July 4th, 2018

One year from today on July 4th, 2018: I will not be watching Harry Potter, I will be watching fireworks with loved ones. I will not be living at home, I will be far far away (wherever my Prius takes me). I will not be […]

Being Practical Is Overrated, Let’s Be Dreamers

Being Practical Is Overrated, Let’s Be Dreamers

Jack Kerouac once said, “All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.” I am a dreamer, an optimist, an idealist, a stargazer to the MAX, and I (naively) expect everyone around me to also be dreamers, although not always to the same degree. […]

The Government Made Me Hate The Environment

The Government Made Me Hate The Environment

As an Undergrad, I chose the vague major of ‘Environmental Science’. People would ask me why and I could never rationalize my choice. I wasn’t particularly good at math or science and honestly, I didn’t care to learn about statistics on climate change or the […]