Instagram for Recovering Social Media Addicts

Yes, it’s true: after a months-long hiatus from Instagram, I am back. And I must say, it feels pretty good. Because this time, I’m doing it right. For me, that means: Not incessantly checking my phone for an updated “like” and “follow” status Posting honest-to-God content that is authentic and real, rather than mainly aimed…

Japanese Squeeze

Hello, Our company seeks a Customer Liaison Officers to help manage and facilitate communication with our North America customers. You were recommended by our recruiting team for the position, after assessments of your online professional profile. If you are interested, I will be happy to provide you with more details.Warm Regards. The email appeared in…

Poop Culture

Stop holding in farts, dear. You look like a blowfish. [sg_popup id=”1403″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]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…

Game Change

[sg_popup id=”1403″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Alright, y’all. It’s time to shake things up a bit. This blog has always (and will, probably, always) be about storytelling through writing. The written word is my bacon ‘n eggs. Always will be. But this blog is about me AND you. It’s about us moving forward, however imperfectly, together. So, I’m adding…

Sometimes, I’d rather just move.

No, it won’t all go the way it should, but I know the heart of life is good. – John Mayer Sometimes, I’d rather just move.¬† [sg_popup id=”1403″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]It’s so messy, this business of relating to actual people. Instead of hanging in there, sticking it out, making apologies for my shortcomings (which are so very…

The post I never wanted to write.

Story soundtrack: “Vertigo” by Khalid. I’m really not sure where to start… which is a bit of a first for me. My whole life I’ve had this gift for expressing myself through writing. It’s my favorite form of communication. My thoughts flow so much easier onto a page than they do out of my mouth….

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…

The Long Drive

My last post broke from the topic of work and business-building and, instead, grappled with the difficulty of facing up to failure and regret as it pertains to everyday life and the goals that we set for ourselves; more specifically, it dealt with the fact that my husband and I called it quits on our…