A Love Letter to my Tribe

A Love Letter to my Tribe

The last two months have been quite a transition for me. Although I can’t speak about it yet, I am so grateful to have my tribe. I am so appreciative of the women in my life, because they are part of my friend ecosystem. Their diversity of perspectives and interactions makes them exactly what I [...]

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from my family to yours. I know that the holidays are a time for family, sharing and giving. A time to reflect on what has passed in anticipation of what is to come. I want us to remember those who are not in a place to celebrate in a way that evokes all [...]

Do I suck at making new friends?

Do I suck at making new friends?

Lately I have found myself stewing in a pot of questions. The one that stands out the most is, “Do I suck at making new friends?” I fall in the middle ground when it comes to making new friends. I know I am introverted—not shy—and connecting with people comes easily to me, because I have [...]

Keeping it Small for Thanksgiving

Keeping it Small for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and no matter what you feel about the holiday, you have to eat. I’m here primarily for the food, but I also feel happy to celebrate with a small family. The visuals of Thanksgiving in advertising is having lots of family over with lots of food; the hustle and bustle and the [...]

Living Well as a Modern Woman: From Failure to Success

Living Well as a Modern Woman: From Failure to Success

Yesterday marked a major milestone. I had my last therapy session yesterday morning and I am a bit sad that the stranger who played a significant role in my life for a few months is now gone. She listened to me, and made me feel that my voice was being heard. And now it’s gone. [...]

Learn to Let Go

Learn to Let Go

I sat on the Q train heading to work from my early morning math class. I get about half an hour to relax my mind before I get to work, so I either reflect on the things I can do to improve my life or totally blank out from my lack of sleep since July [...]

Big Girls Need a Cry

Big Girls Need a Cry

As women, in today’s society, we have more responsibility than ever, and we’re expected to excel in every role. That is not realistically possible. We are expected to be great girlfriends, great employees, be a support system to friends and family. And that’s just the single life. Now, if we choose to become mothers, the [...]