I’ve been thinking long and hard about what to say as the election looms closer. When I think about our current President and the Republican Party, the direction of our country, amongst some major political issues like the climate — I feel like I am drowning. As I struggle to…

Graduating from college exposed how much I relied upon external gratification throughout my entire academic career. In the aftermath of it, I realized how little it mattered and that there was little joy to be found in seeking it. What kept me up at night was the idea of leading…

“In the rush to get back to normal, use this time to decide which parts of normal are worth rushing back to.”

Throughout the pandemic, I’ve reflected on this quote quite a bit.

What parts of my life do I want to leave behind when life becomes ‘normal’ (to some…


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