A Positive Change

A Positive Change

I had a long talk with a friend about setting boundaries; limitations that will serve as self-preservation techniques, so I’m not constantly trying to pull from an empty source, or cup, if you will. I see that structure and saying "no" to certain asks are necessary for not only my success in what I do, [...]

Heads up

Heads up

It's too easy these days to stay heads-down in work, on your phone, and in your own world. Some days, I don't even leave the house until late in the afternoon to teach, having little-to-no human contact. The WFH life can be a bit mind-altering when the only interaction with people is through a screen. [...]

Laying the foundation

Laying the foundation

Laying the foundation is turning into my favorite metaphor these days. Adulthood, for me, means getting better at the skills I've been working towards for a very long time, but it also means forgetting what being a beginner is like. Being a beginner requires starting from the basics, which I know no one wants to be [...]

Curating Life with prAna

Curating Life with prAna

Up until two years ago, I woke up every morning, showered, and dressed up for work in retail sales in Southern California. Working for a high-end boutique-style company meant I had to dress the part, so designer denim, flowy dresses, layered and cropped tops, and not to mention overalls, were my everyday uniform. L.A. nights [...]