What Drives You?

Over a team dinner of authentic Italian food tucked away in the hills of San Francisco, a small group of coworkers, including myself, celebrated another teammate over bubbly conversations and freshly made pasta. We blended stories of our personal and professional lives as fluidly as the warm Parmesan cheese melted over the asparagus side dish. … Continue reading What Drives You?

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Can Your Hobby Help Your Career? Yes.

I've been a fan of the stage for as long as I can remember. At three years old, I was tapping in a tutu while soaking up the excitement of the bright lights. Throughout my childhood, I packed my bags for acting camp in the summers, and auditioned in New York City in the winters. … Continue reading Can Your Hobby Help Your Career? Yes.

I Found the Best Volunteering Activity and It’s with My Dog

We’re always searching for something great. It could be that amazing restaurant, or a new pair of shoes, or on a bigger scale, landing that dream job. For me, it was finding that rewarding volunteering activity. I’ve done a lot of volunteering. Once I joined a group of coworkers to scoop ice cream at AT&T … Continue reading I Found the Best Volunteering Activity and It’s with My Dog

These are the Lessons that a Recent Death has Taught Me About Life

I love writing, but lately, I haven't been able to write. My mornings are cloudy despite sunshine, and my evenings are quiet despite living with a toddler. Time is moving slowly. Tears are falling more easily. It's harder to experience joy. These are the feelings from loss. Despite being a glass-half-full, joyful, life-loving cheerleader, smiles … Continue reading These are the Lessons that a Recent Death has Taught Me About Life