Making a Living vs. Making a Life

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" This question haunted me from childhood. I felt like everyone around me knew what job they wanted, where they wanted to live and even how many kids they wanted! So not having an answer was isolating. I think I was confused because my mind didn't work the … Continue reading Making a Living vs. Making a Life

To the Girl Who Puts Claw Marks on Everything That Leaves Her

· Originally published on FEMPotential ·   I like to think of myself as an optimist. In fact, I know quite certainly I am. It’s got to do with the fact that I’m always searching for that silver lining, no matter how dark things may seem. You may look at that as strength, but I count … Continue reading To the Girl Who Puts Claw Marks on Everything That Leaves Her

5 Small Ways to Make the World a Better Place

Call me an optimist. I'll accept the title wholeheartedly. And no, that doesn't mean I'm disconnected from reality. Our world is overflowing with contradictions, failure and aggravation. Not all roads merge, and some people don't care about things that others would give their life for. We live as a blink in a larger view, and with the devastation … Continue reading 5 Small Ways to Make the World a Better Place

How Hamilton is Teaching us to Rise Up

Theatre fans across the world are mourning today. All humans united (indulge me here) this past year with the common goal to someday, some way, somehow see Hamilton the Musical with the original cast. New Yorkers and tourists alike, unable to afford the staggering prices of actual tickets, eagerly have entered the lottery every day, hoping … Continue reading How Hamilton is Teaching us to Rise Up