I recently got into a debate with a group of older adults within the comments of a LinkedIn post. I thought that sort of drama was reserved for Facebook, but regardless, it got me thinking. The post I commented on was from a business leader who was upset by what she was seeing in the … More OPINION: The Real Reason why Ageism is Damaging the Modern Workplace
Elephants are some of the most advanced creatures among us. They have incredibly complex physical and mental/emotional needs. Unfortunately, humans have found ways to turn these gentle giants mad through aggression and malnourishing tactics. Circuses, zoos, and other “for the people” atmospheres are more detrimental to an elephant’s health than most seem to think. Everything … More Protecting Our Gentle Giants
Once upon a time, there was a girl of about 15, in a town of about 50. Just kidding. I actually grew up 40 miles outside of Manhattan, so… But today I’m not sharing my life story with you. Instead, I’m sharing the facts of this deep, dark, disease that I have; affectionately referred to … More The Curse of the Resting Bitch Face: A memoir.
The media have an unbelievable amount of control over people in this day and age. It’s scary. TV producers and artist managers know that we want what we can’t have and that we like to dream, so seeing our favorite celebrities with tons of beautiful and talented friends or watching a group of six friends act like brothers and sisters (who also get married…) is enjoyable to us. It’s not always attainable, but we like to dream. … More The Problem With “Friends”
When you’re a kid, New Year’s Eve is the night you beg your parents to let you stay up to watch the ball drop. It’s the night you raise a cup filled with sparkling cider or apple juice to toast with the adults in the room. Then you grow up. You start attending parties of … More How The Importance of New Year’s Eve Evolves in Your 20s
The number one thing I was told to focus on in college: TIME MANAGEMENT. The number one thing that became irrelevant in college: MY SCHEDULE. Manage your time wisely, they said. Buy a calendar, they said. Schedule in your study time vs friends time, they said. I don’t know who “they” are, but they didn’t account … More College: Expectations vs. Reality
I haven’t posted a blog in over two months, and here’s why: 1. Everyone and their dog has started a blog recently. 2. I don’t want to appear as though I write for the wrong reasons. 3. I’ve just been really stressed, okay?!?!? But in truth, revealing my innermost thoughts to the world in this … More Holding Back