4 Good Episodes for Podcast Newbies + The Benefits of Screenless Content

I've been guilty of assuming that podcasts were just the boring little brother of youtube videos. Why waste time listening to something when you can find something to watch and listen too. It's true, podcasts are inherently less engaging than video content – but assuming the something is inferior because it's less engaging is a … Continue reading 4 Good Episodes for Podcast Newbies + The Benefits of Screenless Content

I’m too lazy to judge

From a young age I was taught that judging others was wrong. I was either braced against a desk in elementary or squirming in a bright orange chair in Sunday School. I was told that it wasn't nice. I was instructed to put myself in the shoes of others. In convincing me that passing judgment was wrong, a subtle notion was constructed, the thought that judging is something I shouldn't do, despite how fun it can be.

6 Reasons I’m Giving Grad School a Shot

A few weeks ago, I found myself back in a classroom listening to teacher introduce the subject of my master's degree. This is how I got there... 1. Better Now Than Later My earliest impression of graduate school comes from the television sitcom "Home Improvement". Jill spends the better part of a season complaining about going … Continue reading 6 Reasons I’m Giving Grad School a Shot

11 things that helped me lose 50 pounds in 2017

I've read my fair share of articles providing advice on weight loss. They were either hawking supplements, drawing conclusions from questionable clinical studies, or repacking common knowledge. But occasionally a fresh nugget of wisdom would find its way into my brain. I don't know your life, and I definitely don't know your body. Many things that helped … Continue reading 11 things that helped me lose 50 pounds in 2017