For years, I've been obsessed with self-help books and podcasts. Nothing has made me feel more alive and human than diving deeply into content that I believed would lead to me to achieving the peak of Maslow's hierarchy of needs: self-actualization. As a perfectionist, it gave me some type of weird, crazy adrenaline rush to… Continue reading The Problem with “Self-Help”
Picture this: It's January 2020. You're on the train on the way to work, listening to The Daily. Later, you grab sushi with a few coworkers. You knock out a cycling class at the gym before heading home to make dinner and catch up with your roommate or significant other. No masks, no hand sanitizer… Continue reading Managing Your Habits in a Post-COVID World
Every year, I resolve to read more. Reading has never been my strong suit, and even books that I love can take me YEARS to finish. However, the self-help and personal development type books are usually the easiest for me to read. Maybe because it feels like cheap therapy, or because I'm naturally a person… Continue reading 12 Personal Development Books on My List for 2021
"Bleeding hearts stick together" read the text message reply from my former supervisor after I'd explained to her that I quit my job in consulting after only one year in order to return to the non-profit world. Not that I needed any validation, but I found comfort in her message. I felt I had lost… Continue reading How Can You Become a More Active Citizen?
We've all been there. Whether you're a self-proclaimed "morning person" or not (I am not), you've had those days where the energy required to physically remove yourself from your bed feels equivalent to running ten marathons. I get it. I hear you. I feel you. Recently, I've been working remotely like the rest of the… Continue reading This 30-Minute Morning Routine is a Game-Changer