Nobody Cares About Your Breakup

In the days after a breakup, it is so raw and physically painful that it feels like you should be in a hospital on a morphine drip. It’s so agonizingly painful, it’s ridiculous. I had never experienced this before. My pillows were soaked with tears for a week straight and I was continuously scribbling down […]

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Being It

In a world where Monica Lewinsky is doing TED Talks and Mike Tyson has a clothing line, really anything is possible. It all starts with the magic of pretending. When you aspire to be anything, just pretend you already are. The word “pretend” comes from the Latin word praetendere, which means “to stretch out before, to aspire to, and to […]

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The Impossible List

I’m not much of a calculated goal-setter. I typically have 1 or 2 life goals at a time and focus on those until I accomplish them. I don’t like to look too far into the future and I’m kind of afraid of ambition. Bucket lists always seemed daunting and intangible to me. However, you are […]

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Unpopular Opinions

There is a popular trend circulating my Facebook feed right now, where people are sharing 10 of their unpopular, non-political opinions. Here are mine! 1. I don’t think enjoying reality TV is a symptom of being stupid. 2. High heels are terrible and cruel and should never be worn. 3. College is almost always a […]

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Food Stresses Me Out.

At this point, one of my biggest pet peeves is a little too big to fall under “pet” status. This peeve is more like an overweight son in his mid-twenties who won’t move out of your basement and get a job. This peeve has been nagging me to some degree my entire life, and it […]

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Moments

“I cannot remember the books I have read any more than the meals I have eaten. Even so, they have made me.”  Praxis participant, Jackson Sullivan, recently shared a strategy that I really liked: “Defining what you need to be funneling your energies into using moments, not generalized ‘careers,’ life goals or bucket lists. Look into […]

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