Word of the Week: GrowthLife Lesson: When I sense that something is off between me and another person, my first thought is I’ve done something “wrong.” I assume that whatever weirdness I feel is a reflection of our relationship and it makes me squirm with discomfort. Since I feel emotions so strongly, it’s hard for […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path

September 16, 2019

Monday Vibes: Why People-Pleasing is an Impossible Task

Word of the Week: VulnerabilityLife Lesson: On December 2, 2017, my first piece was published. The piece was called “5 Not-So-Obvious Tips for Staying Present On Your Wedding Day” and it was published on Thought Catalog. I remember I cried I was so excited. Me?? A writer?! As someone with a learning disability, I assumed […]

Navigating Your Path

September 9, 2019

Monday Vibes: Do You Give Yourself Permission to Mess Up?

Word of the Week: HonestyLife Lesson: There’s something I need to say “no” to that I’ve been putting off. I’ve been avoiding making a decision on this thing for months. Back in April, I was so proud of myself for buying a few more months to make the decision by saying “I’ll get back to you […]

Navigating Your Path

August 26, 2019

Monday Vibes: Analysis Paralysis? Here’s Why Honesty is a Good Thing

Word of the Week: IntuitionLife Lesson: “You never finish anything that you start” “You are all over the place” “You are so scattered” “You need to be more consistent” “You didn’t even give that a try” These are all things I’ve been told by loved ones, past managers, and business coaches when it comes to my […]

Goal Setting + Getting, Navigating Your Path, Tips + Tools

August 19, 2019

Monday Vibes: How to Quiet the Noise + Follow Your Intuition

Word of the Week: FocusLife Lesson: As an entrepreneur, one of the most vital skills to cultivate is focus. To be able to discern what’s important vs. what’s a distraction. There’s so much noise out there about how to do this or that that it takes an incredible amount of focus to stay true to your […]

Navigating Your Path

August 5, 2019

Monday Vibes: The #1 Skill For Any Entrepreneur

Word of the Week: ClarityLife Lesson: I recently hired a coach to bring one of my biggest dreams to life. To say that I was excited is an understatement. It’s been over a year since I’ve hired a coach and I couldn’t wait to have the support. As we sat on the floor of a cozy […]

Mindfulness, Navigating Your Path

July 29, 2019

Monday Vibes: The Secret to Dealing with Overwhelm

Word of the Week: ChoiceLife Lesson: “I’m tired of managing other people’s emotions!!!!” This is a phrase that’s been coming out of my mouth more and more these days. It’s something most empaths have to deal with. This is because we feel emotions so strongly that it’s often difficult to tell what’s our stuff vs. someone […]

Navigating Your Path

July 22, 2019

Monday Vibes: 10 Ways You Are Giving All of Your Energy Away

It was around 10pm when I got a knock on my freshman college dorm room. I probably had been up since 8am studying, squirreled away for most of the day in my favorite cubicle on the no-talking floor in the library. 12-hour study days were the norm for me. Monday through Sunday. No days off. […]

Navigating Your Path, Tips + Tools

July 18, 2019

College Students and Mental Health Support

“You can pull over by that white awning,” I told my Lyft driver. I hauled my two large army-green duffles, red Osprey suitcase, black backpack and canvas bag — filled with essentials like my electric kettle and drum from Sedona—out of the trunk and onto the curb. I noticed a group of graduate students greeting […]

Navigating Your Path

July 17, 2019

Can Living Alone Harm Your Mental Health?

Word of the Week: ConfidenceLife Lesson: I remember it was still dark outside when I woke up. It must have been around 6:00 am, which was pretty early for a sixth grader. I had butterflies in my stomach, the good kind. It was my first tournament for forensics, the decathlon of speech and debate. I had […]

Goal Setting + Getting, Navigating Your Path

July 8, 2019

Monday Vibes: You Were Born to Shine

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