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A Few Hard Truths For Todays Job Bound
September 22, 2010 – 8:54 pm | Comments

During these trying economic times, a young person’s job options are limited. People are studying subjects that interest them in school and then being unable to find employment in the areas they studied in, or are having to put their passions aside and receive an education in a field that’s actually hiring.

Two Little Words
September 4, 2010 – 3:30 am | Comments

“I’m fine,” I told her. And I was.

Tina nodded her approval and everyone moved on. I cried less. And no one even needed to ask if I was okay, but if they did, I knew the correct answer.

Gradually, though, I made it my mantra- calling on those two little words as a default- particularly when they weren’t true.

They led me through several situations, where I gritted my teeth and told no anything other than “I’m fine.”

Even in my late twenties I catch myself falling back on what I know and expecting to be warded off at the slightest hint of vulnerability. “I’m fine,” I say, no matter what is really going on.

I can’t help but look back and see how I would have been spared from several negative ongoing situations if I hadn’t felt it necessary to be “fine” in the public eye. I’d go into it, but I also prefer not to be seen as bitter as well.

Taking Flight
August 19, 2010 – 10:00 am | Comments

Whoever thought seat discrimination ended with Rosa Parks was wrong.

Poor little rich girl!
August 3, 2010 – 2:13 pm | Comments

When it comes to choices, is money the cause of the problem? Does too much money allow us too many choices? When we are faced with making multiple decisions, life can become stressful. If I …

Just a Frog Floating on a Lily Pad
July 28, 2010 – 6:44 am | Comments
Just a Frog Floating on a Lily Pad

I wonder how a frog lives in a pond devoid of lily pads? Maybe forget about hopping for a while and ponder. Unfortunately, I never developed that skill.

Happiness Tip # 4
July 20, 2010 – 3:48 pm | Comments
Happiness Tip # 4

In contrast to how relaxed this weekend was, I sprung out of bed first thing this morning with my mind churning a million miles a moment.  Seriously, it’s as if there’s some sort …

Choister Self-Branding 101
July 16, 2010 – 6:39 pm | Comments

Forging a creative career in one’s mid-twenties, especially in New York City, can be daunting. Everyone who has a job scored it through mind-boggling maneuvering and this hazy thing called “networking,” which saps the spontaneity out of Happy Hour and makes …

When Romance Drools, Practicality Rules!
July 8, 2010 – 8:12 pm | Comments
When Romance Drools, Practicality Rules!

Growing up means getting the basics done, even in crisis.