November 3, 2017

One of the biggest fears we have as humans is the fear of being judged. Ok, I think it’s actually public speaking. But if you think about it, fear of being judged is a huge part of that! And if you’re sensitive, if you’re a people pleaser, if you’re easily embarrassed,...

October 16, 2017

In case you live under a rock, I'll get you up to speed. So, it turns out that Harvey Weinstein is a vile, entitled, and unrepentant creep, bully, and sexual predator. But what's almost more noteworthy has been people's reaction to "Hollywood's worst kept secret."...

October 10, 2017

I’m not sure who decided that we should call the date someone passed away an “anniversary.” But, whoever they are, they should be taken out back and (at a bare minimum) slapped around.

Anniversaries are things we celebrate. We eat cake. People say, “Horray! It’s that da...

October 2, 2017

Months after my sister passed away, I met up with a woman who had lost her son. The first thing she said to me was, “I think grief is the loneliest journey there is.” She was right. And that’s exactly why writing this is so difficult...and so important. 

Let's face...

September 28, 2017

A number of years ago, I met up with a friend from grad school at a cute coffee shop in New Haven, just outside of Yale. She was one of those friends that make you feel good just being around them. You know the friends that are always genuinely excited to see you and m...

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