How I Bullet Journal + Why I Love It

ALRIGHT FRIEND, HOW MANY DIFFERENT PLANNING SYSTEMS HAVE YOU TRIED? WELL, I’VE TRIED A WHOLE HELL OF A LOT, AND I’VE NEVER QUITE FOUND ONE THAT I LOVED.  The Plum Paper Planner – It’s just not great quality. The DailyGreatness Journal –...

Why Self-Esteem is Bullshit

Self-esteem: an individual’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth; encompasses beliefs about oneself, as well as emotional states, such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame; the positive or negative evaluations of the self, as in how...

The Chameleon Identity

I have a lot of friends. Friends from high school. Friends from college. Friends from graduate school. Friends from my time spent living in Michigan. And now friends from Remote Year. But I can tell you with complete and utter honesty that I highlight different...

Crush Your Morning Routine with the Miracle Morning

The Miracle Morning is amazing. Life changing. Seriously, all the claims that he makes in his book are true. But not for the reasons you might think. I started doing the Miracle Morning in October 2017. I started because I knew that all of these practices were...

PhD Students + World Mental Health Day

It’s World Mental Health Day, and upon perusing some extremely inspiring posts on the subject of mental health on Instagram, I decided to address something near and dear to my heart. It’s no secret to anyone that my experience in graduate school was not...

Balance is the NEW Bullshit

BALANCE IS BULLSHIT. THERE, I SAID IT. Work-life balance is seriously the newest fad in our culture. Trust me – I used to tout the concept all. the. time. Until I realized how freaking awful that phrase makes us feel!  Think about it… Call me overly...