Get Over Your Damn Self: Harnessing Your Inner Fire to Succeed

I find my value in involvement and success. I was that person in high school. President of the Model United Nations organization, captain of both the girls’ field hockey and track teams, editor of our school newspaper, board member of a non-profit organization, and salutatorian of our graduating class. At Boston College, I was the … Continue reading Get Over Your Damn Self: Harnessing Your Inner Fire to Succeed

The Hot Young Widows Club: Living Alongside the Melody

I dreamt of my late grandfather last night. We were on a tube, floating serenely down a river together. P.S. do you ever have a dream and then think to yourself, how on earth is my mind contriving these thoughts? The other evening, I was skiing down mountains of ice-cream. Anyways, in this particular dream, … Continue reading The Hot Young Widows Club: Living Alongside the Melody

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: Reinvest Your Energy

Let’s start with a little meditation / self-reflection. Grab a writing utensil and something to write on (scrap paper, napkin, personal journal; whatever floats your boat). Now, jot down the 10 things that are perturbing your mind in this very moment. As little or small as it may be, write it down. Now, take a … Continue reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: Reinvest Your Energy

In Praise of Difficult Women: The Reinvention of “Acting Like a Lady”

Cross your legs. Quiet down. Hold your tongue. You need more makeup. Put on a nice dress. Don’t get dirty. Smile. Be more ladylike. We’ve all heard at least one of the above phrases, even if they aren’t directed at us. I know I have heard all of them, on numerous occasions. And most of … Continue reading In Praise of Difficult Women: The Reinvention of “Acting Like a Lady”