Dear 2020, This is NOT What I Meant When I Told You I Wanted “Space” this Year ðŸ˜’.

On December 31st, like many other hopeful fools, I wrote a love letter with wishes and dreams to usher in the new decade. Similar to my foolish comrades, I made many plans for '20. This was going to be the year that I created "space" in all aspects of my life; beckoning new beauties to … Continue reading Dear 2020, This is NOT What I Meant When I Told You I Wanted “Space” this Year ðŸ˜’.

How to Have More Meaningful and Loving ::RELATIONSHIPS::

December 2018, I had three conversations with intelligent, wise, and loving women that fundamentally changed the way I view relationships. On a holiday trek through D.C., New Jersey, and Jamaica, I put these lessons into practice and was astounded at the results. My journey to manifesting more mutual, spiritual, and meaningful friendships, mentorship, and romantic … Continue reading How to Have More Meaningful and Loving ::RELATIONSHIPS::

D42: Why Fellowship Applications Should Be a 3-Credit Course

The weeks leading up to the 2015 NSF GRFP deadline were consumed by editing personal statements with a writing tutor, drafting research proposals with my advisors, and tracking down recommendation writers for the application. If this story resonates with you--if you even know what "NSF GRFP" stands for, then I'm sure you were in a … Continue reading D42: Why Fellowship Applications Should Be a 3-Credit Course

“Hey Champ…” And Other (Arguably Better) Ways to Check-in During the COVID-19-era

I don't know about you, but I have struggled to answer the "how are you holding up?" question. So much so, I now answer with a blanket "I don't know," which is neither helpful nor informative. To overcome this, I've dreamed up a list of questions that have sparked far more interesting check-in conversations for … Continue reading “Hey Champ…” And Other (Arguably Better) Ways to Check-in During the COVID-19-era