4 Things I’ve Learned in 3 Years


Mindfulness

It’s my 3-year anniversary at my job, so here is some advice I have upon reflecting that passing of time. This draws from some of my own experiences, and from a few other friends in similar positions. Some of it might not sound super chipper, and that’s not my intention at all! Rather, I think […]

October 1, 2017

8 Things I Failed at in 2016


Mindfulness

Some times with social media, people present a clean-cut version of themselves. It’s not necessarily a lie so much as a high-light reel ignoring the blunders. Y’all have seen the thousands of┬áthink-pieces about this. But there are some good things, like #TotallyHonestTuesday and hilarious photos people will post of themselves with a really nice selfie […]

August 9, 2017

Mice, Pee, and Sleep Deprivation


Mindfulness

That title sounds a lot more interesting than this post will be, but here we go. I’ve been struggling for some reason, struggling to fall asleep. I guess I probably have to blame the holiday we had in the US at the start of the month…though even when I think about that, I was in […]

July 20, 2017

A Response to Privilege


Mindfulness

I was casually scrolling through the dumpster fire that is my FaceBook feed this morning can came across a post someone made sharing this video: “So the lesson is that some people are born into better circumstances than others? That’s not profound, it’s banal. It’s also not exactly hidden to people with this ‘privilege’. It’s […]

May 31, 2017