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

What My Clients Taught Their Therapist

I should probably emphasize that this was my first year providing traditional therapy. Meaning an adult came into my office routinely and we met for 50 mins. My previous clinical experience was in-home or community-based and the designated population was children and teenagers. "Sessions" were often hours long and sometimes included parents or other family … Continue reading What My Clients Taught Their Therapist

June #AskLing: Men Are Trash

DEAR LING, So I did my girl wrong and she forgave me but I’m still having trouble forgiving myself. I’ve been doing right by her but it feels like I’m giving her a hollow victory. I want her to be happy, she says she’s happy with me but I feel like idk. Like when a … Continue reading June #AskLing: Men Are Trash