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

One Year After the “Open Letter”

One year ago, I wrote an open letter to three men. What these men had in common was me, and their desire for commitment during a time when I wasn’t ready. It was the most viewed piece I’d written for WC prior to my domain switch, and it was my most vulnerable. I tend to … Continue reading One Year After the “Open Letter”

May #AskLing: I’m Looking for Her…

image from hercampus.com DEAR LING,  Me and the dating scene have a love hate relationship. I’m part take whatever comes, part go for what you want, part ion even wanna do this shit. I think I know what I want in a partner (not super sure) but sometimes I objectively reflect on past situations and … Continue reading May #AskLing: I’m Looking for Her…