Mindy Kaling is the newest member of my girl-crush list. I was a little late to the The Mindy Project party, but nevertheless, I have fallen absolutely in love with the show and with Dr. Mindy Lahiri. She’s the perfect combination of smart, sassy, fabulous, confident, and a hot mess. She is every woman. This … More 5 Lessons from Dr. Mindy Lahiri about being a boss lady in the big city
I recently joined a local frisbee league to get myself back into the game. It’s been over 2 years since I last played and it would help me achieve many of the new year resolutions I had set for myself: to get in shape, manage work-life balance, say yes to new experiences, and focus on … More What ultimate frisbee has taught me
When I was younger, I wanted to be an actor. I wanted to tell really dramatic storylines and participate in chick flicks everyone would watch over and over. I wanted to step into worlds that weren’t my own and feel every emotion. But I am not an actor today. At some point in high school, … More When did we decide that we can’t?
But first, you have to love yourself. Which is often easier said than done. I can only name a handful of times in my life where I’ve ever felt truly happy and satisfied with my body and the way I look. It’s been an ongoing journey of accepting myself and learning to stop comparing myself … More 20 Facts About My Body
One of the most valuable things I have is my time. Time is limited and there is always an opportunity cost when you choose to spend time on something, or on someone. As I’ve grown up, I’ve realized just how important it is to choose quality relationships and to spend time on things and people … More The 5 friends to keep in your 20s
Late nights, dinner allowances, and cab rides home. I’m in the heart of another busy season and though I don’t have a lot of busy seasons under my belt (and the ones I did have were not too brutal), I’m hoping that writing out a few reminders and lessons learned so far will help me … More Some busy season reminders
Happy 2017! This year, I decided to really focus on the goals that I was setting for myself. I feel like I’ve been ready for some major change in my life for a while now. I’ve been looking to improve the quality of my relationships, take ownership for my actions, and take my career to … More Ready, Set, Reflect: New year resolutions and goal setting
I’m a night owl. When I was 5, I stayed up until 11 to watch Goosebumps with older sister (aka hide under the covers for half an hour listening to the show’s scary soundtrack). In grade twelve, I’d sit on Skype with my friends until 2am doing calculus homework (aka sit with my textbook open not … More Making mornings suck a little less
I sometimes have to consciously remind myself that I am not a tree. What I mean by that is: I am not bound to the ground where I stand. I can move. I can change. Back in 2014, I wrote a piece about choosing to change and be the person I wanted to be, no … More It’s never too late to be brand new.
“There’s a lot of beauty in ordinary things.” – Pam, The Office