Reassess

What do I really want? What am I actually after here?  This is what my meditation prompts me to think about today. 9:30am I’m facing the window in my room, eyes closed, with my legs crossed gently and hands resting lightly on top of my thighs. Over the past few months I’ve built a consistent…… Continue reading Reassess

Forward

9:50am New Year’s Eve. Home alone. Still in bed. Nowhere to be, the day at my complete disposal. Happy. Normal me would disapprove of staying in bed past 9am on a weekday, but not today. The week between Christmas and New Years is always a period of blurred, ignorant bliss: between traveling to see family,…… Continue reading Forward

Perfection

9:35am On the 5 train heading downtown. Unsurprisingly, we are temporarily stopped in the tunnel somewhere between 14th and City Hall. Everyone is tethered to their phones, feverishly and unsuccessfully refreshing their tabs, angrily awaiting the return of their 4G. 9:50am Treating myself to a store-bought matcha – I’m going to need it today. I didn’t…… Continue reading Perfection

Selfish

11:41am Signed, sealed delivered. It’s done – I’ve accepted a new position, one that ties in my experience in entertainment, event curation, and communications. And more importantly, one that fuels my creative fire and desire to work with people. In alignment with my career goals, this is a logical next step. I asked, I acted,…… Continue reading Selfish

Therapy

7:30am. I’ve been laying in bed for 20 mins, though not actually awake enough to get out of bed. I rarely wake up before my alarm, so I try to pinpoint where this restlessness is coming from – its not Christmas morning, nor do I have a big interview or a flight to catch -…… Continue reading Therapy

Hurdles

7:45am. I try not to look at my phone right when I wake up, but I am feigning optimism that today won’t be another bleak, overcast shithole of a day. We haven’t seen the sun since Saturday, and it has directly impacted my mood. Yoga always helps, so off I go. I started practicing yoga…… Continue reading Hurdles