What Social Life?: The Truth About Choosing Academia

I’ve been in school my entire life. At 26 years old, I’ve qualified as a student for 80% of my existence. I am good at it, and anyone who makes it to and through a graduate-level program is likely good at it too. Nevertheless, being “good” at it doesn’t mean it isn’t difficult. I enrolled … Continue reading What Social Life?: The Truth About Choosing Academia

You Don’t Have to be an Entrepreneur

You don’t have to own a business to make it through 2018, or 2019 for that matter. Why does everyone want to be a business owner? What exactly is the hype? I support the movement around changing what it means to be “employed.” I support transforming the idea of going to work and what that … Continue reading You Don’t Have to be an Entrepreneur

ASK LING, Coming Feb 2018!

    I’ve contemplated this idea for WC for quite some time. During undergrad, I had a live video show with my friend Doug, and during the Ask segment we’d both answer questions that had been emailed to me. The viewers enjoyed listening to both perspectives. Typically, questions were submitted by women about interpersonal issues … Continue reading ASK LING, Coming Feb 2018!

Rehab Yoself: Black Mental Health in ‘Merica

“Black kids have to figure it out. We don’t have rehabs to go to – you gotta rehab yourself.” -Percy “Master P” Miller   [Disclaimer: I wrote this in December 2016.]             There’s something familial about the Black experience in America – small gestures, language, and family characteristics often make … Continue reading Rehab Yoself: Black Mental Health in ‘Merica