To the Next Generation: Don’t Make Work Your Calling

I grew up with two hard-working parents who weren’t totally happy with their jobs. In fact, a lot of the time, they were walking tumbleweeds of worry and frustration. This led me to the (quite logical) conclusion that MY job should ALWAYS be enjoyable – and that the only way to accomplish this was to…

Poop Culture

Stop holding in farts, dear. You look like a blowfish. I’ve always been frustrated with the state of poop culture in America. In my early years, I always pottied with the door open. As an only child – a “single kid,” as my husband likes to say – of parents who insisted on living in…

Three Simple Business-Building Truths They Won’t Teach You in School

The 6th and final post in the “Self-Annoyed:¬†Solopreneurship Done Write” series, where I openly battle for control over my mindset + wrestle with cultural myths about success. A year ago, I would have labeled this experiment a failure. As per usual, I set out with grand ambitions to create a new and groundbreaking work. In…