Things I'm Changing in 2017

4 Things I’m Changing in 2017

How do you feel about new year’s resolutions? I have a few thoughts on the subject. For one, I don’t think you need the blank canvas of a new calendar year in front of you to make a change or set a new goal. That…

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: End of Year Book Report 2016

Despite the madness of 2016, this year has been one of my best years for reading in a really long time. Lately, I’ve been reading a ton of fiction, which has been so good for the soul and also gave me the little kick I needed to start…

I Love Aruba

Highlights from My Trip to Aruba for ATECH 2016

You guys. I recently published a blog post on Aruba.com to talk about my experience in the country for the ATECH Conference 2016. Check it out by clicking the link below… My trip to Aruba was the third and final destination of an intense period…

Hilary Hahn

Review: Hilary Hahn plays Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with ISO

Walking into Hilbert Circle Theatre this Saturday, there was a buzzing, youthful energy reverberating through the main lobby that I’ve rarely felt there before. Words like “transcendent” and “virtuoso” could be picked out from the excited conversations of attendants – many of them students carrying…

Be Natural, Be You

The 3 Commandments of Good Writing

Writing isn’t easy. If it were, we’d all have bestselling novels by now, or at the very least, would be able to get through our days without second-guessing every email we send, essay we hand in, or blog post we publish. Everyday, I get paid…

My Bookshelf: February – July 2016

Earlier this year, I thought I would make it a habit to blog every month about the books I’ve read and am reading. Oops. Even though I haven’t been writing about reading, I’ve still been reading quite a bit. Below are the books I’ve read, am…

Why I Love Content

Why I Love Content

Call me cheesy, but I’m kind of a fan of Valentine’s Day. Even if it’s just a commercial holiday, I can appreciate the concept of taking a time-out to celebrate love. Plus, I have thing for chocolate and champagne, what can I say? I thought,…

What I Read -- January 2016

What I Read — January 2016

I love to read. And in 2016, I feel a little bit lucky that this is the case for me. It seems like people are having more and more trouble justifying the process of reading — sitting down, relaxing your mind, and turning the pages…

Travel + Work

How to Work While You Travel (Without Missing a Deadline)

  There are lots of resources out there all about how to use your business to fund your trip around the world, or how to travel the world and work as you go. This is not one of those articles. Maybe someday I’ll have that knowledge…