Comforting Career Advice

Here’s some truth: Recently, I’ve felt kind of sad and uninspired by my career. I look at 3 Chairs and think, “this is so stupid and lame, bleh.” It’s an awful, sinking feeling (3C is my baby!) but I just can’t stop comparing myself to the people in my field of work who have made it, and wonder why I’m… Read More

So True.

Just some wise words for your Wednesday: There are a lot of goals that we cannot pursue directly: relaxation, happiness, attractiveness [and] creativity — when you pursue them directly, they flee from you… If you think about the two-system nature of the human mind, when you’re trying to relax, or you’re trying to be happy and not think about things,… Read More

A Soothing Poem

I feel a bit like a broken record bringing this up again, but many things and people in my life have all of a sudden began to change — mostly good, exciting things, I’ll add, but overwhelming all the same. I try to take it day by day, but it’s hard work. This poem feels like a warm,… Read More

Words to Live By

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve noticed something — success is starting to play a much larger role in my life. Whereas in the past it was merely an abstract goal (“when I’m a real adult, I’ll be successful“), it now feels much more tangible and urgent. I look to the people whom I admire and… Read More

Knowing Your Worth

Some wise words from Kate Erands of Wit & Delight: “An interesting thing happened when I turned 30. I kept waiting for that euphoric moment when I’d stop caring what other people thought. “That’s what freedom will feel like,” I said to myself. Well– here I am, 15 months into the decade and I’ve felt less… Read More