At Verily: Six Habits Every Twentysomething Should Practice

Hey, you! My post today is just pointing you in another direction — I have a piece up at Verily: …A part of me believed that if I didn’t figure out my trajectory during my third decade of life, I would already be behind. Worse, I’d be running out of time. As a recent college graduate… Continue reading At Verily: Six Habits Every Twentysomething Should Practice

so you want to change your life

Be dissatisfied. Be completely unsure why. Try to find ways to be satisfied. Some suggestions: achieve goals, get a new job, fall in love, buy new clothes, travel, go to concerts, drink, eat, decorate your house Continue to be dissatisfied. Start wondering why. Really wonder. Some suggestions: journal, read, trawl social media, sit in an… Continue reading so you want to change your life

cutting through the internet clutter

I easily fall into having a diet full of garbage, both my actual diet and my media diet. I recently listened to a book that had some good takeaways, one of which was setting themes for 90 days at a time, like fiscal quarters. I decided in early April that my quarterly theme is “Cut the Clutter.”… Continue reading cutting through the internet clutter

the flip side of handing god my problems

Earlier this week, I had conversations with two of my friends about a topic that has been on my mind a lot – obedience. Obedience isn’t a popular concept, especially in our fiercely individualist, independent culture. I am very much a product of that culture. Even a year ago, I would have conflated obedience with oppression… Continue reading the flip side of handing god my problems

new year, same me (now with MORE ME)

I had a great New Year’s. I’m usually not a huge fan, but last night I went to a great party with lots of champagne and prime rib and horseradish cream sauce and wonderful, fun, hilarious people. (I also got asked to be in one of my dearest friend’s wedding by text message!!) I looked… Continue reading new year, same me (now with MORE ME)