If overthinking was a sport, my top plays would be all over SportsCenter on a weekly basis. I’d have at least three MVP Awards, a Supreme tattoo on my calf, and a sneaker deal.Read More
The social media algorithm that makes your timeline pop also gives you a skewed view of reality. Don’t let people’s carefully curated life snapshots and romanticized success stories push you to devalue the full, raw, imperfect power of your journey.Read More
These are not absolute truths. These are my hot takes. Take my thoughts with a grain of salt and the appropriate degree of skepticism, just like those of anybody else who has a Wi-fi connection and an opinion.Read More
This is not the “definitive” must-have list of apps and programs. This is not a list of apps that I’m signed up to market as an affiliate partner. These are the tools and processes that I recommend to friends, family, and clients - because they work.
No matter how sharp you are with the pen, it’s difficult to attract and maintain an audience as a writer in 2018. We’ve all seen the “pivot to video” headlines. Adaptability is key. If you find yourself struggling to capitalize on your ability as a writer, this article is for you.
While my physical peak at West Point was fueled by anger that I was unable to articulate, the physical peak that preceded it was fueled by insecurity. Before I found catharsis in the weight room, I conquered my feelings of inadequacy on the track.
There is no external source of validation that outweighs my truth. No one is better equipped to guide me towards the goals that I’ve set for myself than I am. I own my power.Read More
If your initial inquiries seem to get outright ignored, this also might be a good read. Shooters shoot, but snipers hit targets. Let's get into it.Read More
An inconvenient truth: a lot of people who want a social media coach haven’t even done enough work on their own to merit investing in outside assistance.Read More
Ari emerged to close out the day with her sultry vocals and dominant stage presence. Clad in black tights, Nike joggers, and a fur jacket, she walked out to raucous applause from her hometown before delving into select tracks from Pho.Read More
I have a knack for getting in my own way. A lot of my biggest challenges are inside my own head. I create short term work-arounds without attacking the root of my self-imposed limitations.
I always feel like trips out of town help me to rediscover myself, stock up on new forms of creative inspiration, and rethink the habits that I traditionally adhere to when I’m back at home.
A common question that I deal with in different forms: “what’s a typical workday like for you?" My immediate response: “there is no typical day.” I’ve been living life outside of the constraints of a day job for just under two years, and I have yet to find a daily sequence of events consistent enough to be deemed “typical.”Read More
A dream is a beautiful starting point. It can be a north star as we navigate life in search of fulfillment, happiness, and self-actualization. Despite their potential, dreams are devoid of lasting impact to the world until they’re brought to fruition.Read More
I’ve spent countless hours trying to get the first sentence out. Wrestling with the best way to structure my message. Failing to fully commit to one idea.Read More
Every social media platform has its own rules, demographics, and benefits. As I learned more about the possibilities of LinkedIn and how it could help me as an entrepreneur and content creator, I found myself drawn to incorporating it into my daily routine.Read More
I seek to use the end of every quarter as a prompt to reflect, plan strategically, and check myself as I see fit. Life is too busy to leave my direction up to chance - I need to consistently make space in my journey for realignment to avoid getting lost along the way.Read More
It took me years to come back around and find meaning in song’s the lyrics. The beauty of creating timeless art is that consumers can come back to it years, even decades later. That’s exactly what I did with Idlewild, and with "Chronomentrophobia" in particular.Read More
We're all going through something. Having people to talk it out with is a necessity. Don't be afraid to lean on the homies for support, encouragement, and accountability purposes. They need you just as badly as you need them.Read More
I had to let go of the world that I had created for myself in order to make space for exploring the world that is meant for me. Weeks after choosing to let go, I sat on that flight, listening to “Django Jane” on repeat, feeling affirmed in my new direction as I absorbed the song’s message and thought about its intent.Read More