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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Hiking trails I hit this June

If there’s anything you should put before yourself it’s the planet, and there are so many different ways to do this. At times it may be hard to see why the little steps you take make a difference to the big picture, but think of it this way: If every person did at least one […]

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Boston bucket list

It’s undeniable that Boston is beautiful in the summers. In a sunny city with diverse neighborhoods, there are literally thousands of things to do here. I’ve done a little research and received some insight to make my summer short list! Free things, food things, and all the fun things make my list this season. Movie at […]

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Summer reading list

Summer tends to be the season where I make the most time for reading. Last summer, I followed along with a local library’s summer reading list, but this year I thought it would be more fun to create my own! I sifted through piles of books, checked their ratings and feedback on Goodreads, and decided […]

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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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Living with your significant other

When you’re in a serious relationship, there will come a time when you start to think about moving in together. This is a big decision, and you should treat it exactly as that. Talk to people who know you and your significant other (SO) and listen to their opinions. But when in comes time to […]

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