February 9, 2020

Do people decide beforehand (and out of desperation) to marry the next person that he or she meets through a dating app? How about grab someone off of the side of the road to be the father or mother of their children? Some people may but most don’t. Does one choose to...

February 8, 2020

There can be the assumption that individuals who are single and highly engaged in their careers have chosen to exchange their personal lives, or starting their own family, for a career. This especially applies to professionals who aren’t vocal about romantic relationsh...

January 9, 2020

This short blog post is focused on helping those who are invested in sustaining and enjoying the results of their "me work" not to lose sight of why they started on this sort of journey in the first place. It is also a reminder to protect the work that you've done and...

July 21, 2019

I’ve spent many years trying to learn how to lead others well but have ultimately realized that it doesn’t matter how much I know about leadership- If I don’t have influence then I can only go so far.

In most cases, I haven’t had the influence. I can recall being confus...

July 20, 2019

Friend zone... This term usually only comes up when the issue of unrequited like or love is being discussed. Although it has a negative connotation, I really do believe that the people in your friend zone should be those who actually want to be there. 

From my point of...

April 27, 2019

#BetterNotBitter #Perseverance #RecoveringFromTrauma #TalkToSomeone #AccountabilityVsEgo #YouCannotGiveWhatYouDontHave

This blog series is focused on Living Out Faith and Purpose.

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February 15, 2019

This is the year. I’ve realized that many of the people I once held dear have moved on. These are individuals that I have known for significant portions of my life and/or formative periods of my life. They’ve found the friend group, spouse, partner, church community, s...

February 10, 2019

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about what it looks like to be a leader who knows how to lead themselves. I think it’s undervalued- Being the change that one wants to see, coming up with solutions to challenges that don’t have to be challenges, and overcoming the fear t...

October 21, 2018

Shortly after writing the Salvaging and Starting Over blog post, I reached out to a mixed group of friends, colleagues, and relatives with the hopes of improving the quality of some of my relationships. Here is the list of questions I asked:

1.   How often would you lik...

September 6, 2018

I have become painfully aware of the fact that much of adulting has to do with advocating for oneself and knowing where to look for relevant resources. Something else I have been reflecting on is that there are also times when we have to be dependent on others... but c...

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