A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara I judged A Little Life by its cover: I was in a bookstore, saw the cover, and bought it. If I had read the back cover (a story following the lives and friendship of four boys), I would never have purchased it. There are enough books about men out … Continue reading My Top 3 Books for Spring
I am your ride-or-die, female-empowerment, yogi-spirited powerhouse. I take my coffee black and eat misogynists for breakfast. I've climbed mountains, crossed lakes, and cycled up heaven's stairway. My point in all of this is: I'm strong and I'm on purpose. So that's why recent feedback from my coworker shook me. In one beautiful (and necessary) punch … Continue reading Women! Stop Apologizing!
I've described my 2019 foci to push myself physically (through sprint triathlons, which I know I enjoy) and do less (by taking planned detox from the news and social media, limiting my personal projects, and spending more time happily doing nothing). My last 2019 focus is to generate more hygge. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, … Continue reading My 3rd New Year’s Resolution: More Hygge
I've always put a premium on growth, hustle, and drive in my personal life. I always looked to build bigger, be faster and flatlined when I failed to live up to my expectations. Because of this there was no Wanderita, no half marathon, no 7-course dinner parties -- if it wasn't going to be perfect, I … Continue reading My 2nd New Year’s Resolution: Let Go
I love this time of the year. I've made it past the holidays and have a happiness hangover (granted they went well); I've had a bit of a break from work and feel recharged; and there's a bright and shiny new year ahead. What I don't love about this time of the year are the … Continue reading My 2019 New Year’s Resolutions