Words that got me through my week

I’ve been giving myself a lot of pep talks lately, trying to remind myself of who I am and where I’m going.  As summer shifts into fall my life has been shifting with it.  A whole lot of change has been happening lately, and as excited as I may be to start a new chapter […]

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Summer reflections

A moment, a minute, a month, a season. It always passes by so quickly, and yet we spend most of the rest of the year longing for it. It’s because most people feel they’re at their best during the summers. They’re tan, happy, relaxed, and graced by sweet sunshine every day. For me when I […]

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Tales from ten thousand feet

Capability. Openness. Fear. These were all the things I was considering at 10,000 feet hovering over the open door of a plane. What are you capable of? How much of what you think you’re capable is restricted by you telling yourself you can’t? We arrive at the border of Massachusetts and New Hampshire at 10 […]

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twenty three life lessons

  Trust that you are not lost during the transitionary periods of your life. Feel your feelings. Cry when you’re sad. Digest your frustration. Laugh knowing there’s no such thing as laughing too loud. If you want to foster more positivity in your life, try to cut back on  complaining. You may not even realize […]

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Summer birthday gift guide

Where are my summer babies at?! I might be biased, but I think it’s the best time of year to celebrate anything, especially a birthday. I can easily drum up memories of pool parties and popsicles, or running through the sprinklers in the back yard and eating ice cream cake. I’ve put together a guide […]

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Can’t handle the heat? Step away from the STEM

Being a woman is hard, and being a woman in the sciences is even harder. As a young girl who played in creeks, explored tide pools, and tried to save abandoned baby animals, I had no idea that challenges I would face as I pursued a career that followed those young interests. Through college I […]

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