Be Passionate (Week 6)

Passionate: having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling. ...more

Hello, Old Friends

When you usher in an historic presidency, it forges bonds. After waiting in line for over two hours to vote that memorable day, I watched the 2008 presidential election results roll in at the home of a reliably liberal couple I'd known for years. Although we'd both shared Floyd Avenue addresses, I'd moved after 13 years, while they were still there. All of us were rooting for Obama....more

Rebranding Myself


Ideas are Disposable

Forget about tracking every idea carefully in a thought journal. Your ideas are disposable. (Tweet this.)So are mine. And I habitually treat them that way....more

My words give me wings

I feel like a young kid again, tipsy and ridiculously in love. You know how everything looks less unnerving, more poetic, and most exhilarating? Yes, that feeling. That is exactly what’s going on in my over-cooked, writer brain. It’s my love for words, yet again. It’s my love for a profession I dare say is mine. All mine....more

Do You Want to Be Cool?

Growing up, it seems that everyone just wants to be cool, but no one wants to say so. We inherently want to fit in, because at the end of the day, we all just want to be loved and accepted....more
Awesome post! I love Miki's book too!!more

A Tribute to the Haters

We all come across them at some point....more

What's Your Passion?: A Conversation to Have with the People You Care About

I came across this article yesterday and I think it is fantastic. You should read it. Go ahead, I’ll wait. …  It’s okay, take your time.  …  Good stuff, right? It was written by Alanna Rusnak....more

When Women Succeed, America Succeeds

Earlier this year in February, there was an absolutely wonderful forum hosted at Mills College that addressed economic diversity especially as it relates to women. There were several political figures and women of power who participated in the forum. The most beautiful thing that came out of that forum was simply that “when women succeed, America succeeds”....more