Connecting with mystery readers on the Internet through 2,158 words

As of about 20 minutes ago, I am officially unemployed. I feel things but I am not sure what those feelings are. This is a familiar feeling for me. It's bittersweet. I had a love-hate relationship with my job. For the last 3 months, I've been a Senior Health Coach and Coach Trainer for Open … Continue reading Connecting with mystery readers on the Internet through 2,158 words

Writers must write for themselves and nobody else. This is for me.

I finally quit Facebook, meaning I can cross off item 17 on my Manifestation List: "I don't waste time on social media!" I didn't delete my account or deactivate it like I normally do, but I quit needing it. I think the switch happened a few weeks ago. Suddenly, I just found it all very … Continue reading Writers must write for themselves and nobody else. This is for me.

An open letter to my future employer, from a capable liberal arts major with no real experience

To Whom It May Concern: I am so thrilled you are reading this letter! You see, I have been struggling to be taken seriously on paper, despite knowing that I am the perfect fit for this job. If you've had a chance to scan my resume, you may notice I have no experience in this … Continue reading An open letter to my future employer, from a capable liberal arts major with no real experience

Learning to count and preparing for a year of insight

This last week I completed 14 weeks worth of Coursera courses in business analytics and data analysis. My brain is fried. But in the tasty kind of way. This is my special kind of fun. I take Coursera courses the way other people might watch reality TV: mindlessly, indulgently, and often without discretion or concern … Continue reading Learning to count and preparing for a year of insight