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Why you’re not weird for feeling broken

broken

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As an intern at a marketing company the summer before my senior year of college, I knew there was something weird and different about me.

All of the other interns were either ecstatic to have landed a great (paid!) internship that would likely lead to a full-time job after college, or they were just there to collect a paycheck and check the …

Honor the space between ‘no longer’ and ‘not yet’

not yet

Back in January, a mentor of mine who I love and deeply respect told me that she could sense that 2017 was going to be “my year.”

Let me say that while I trust her wisdom as much as I ever have, now that we’re days away from 2018 I can definitively tell you that 2017 was not my year. Or anyone else’s, so far as I can tell.

I’m sure we’ve all had individual highs and great moments we can point to, but I haven’t talked to anyone who thinks 2017 was an awesome year.

I think I speak for more than just myself when I say that it was intense, divisive, messy, and …