Writing “A Letter” for She Leads Daily

My piece "A Letter..." was recently published in an edition of "She Leads Daily". I'm still learning to be brave enough to submit more creative pieces, and the editor at SLD was kind enough to encourage me to write this piece for the magazine. "A Letter..." was based off of a similar letter I had [...]

On the little ways I’m getting more rest

Rest is highly unappreciated. Many people define "success" with "busy-ness," meaning I, like many others, tend to feel useless if I'm not doing something to further my work. We hear about how CEOs read a billion times a week, how successful people are those that work the longest hours, and inevitably we are discouraged from [...]

2017 taught me to focus on my priorities

2017 was a year of work for me. It was my first complete year out of school and, consequently, my first complete year of unemployment. And yet I was working - working really, really hard. The call to work - to "hustle," as some like to say - seems to be prevailing in popular culture, especially [...]

Editing your writing: 6 simple tips

Editing your writing is often seen as an extra, unnecessary step in the writing process. "One draft is all I need," brags almost every college student. It's almost a point of pride to be able to write perfectly in one go, and even after college, editing takes a backseat to writing. It's seen as an extra [...]