If you subscribe to my monthly newsletter, you already know that I'll be setting monthly themes to my blogs and other writing. I made a list of words that seem to hold some sort of meaning as I think about the year ahead. Words that resonate, that give me a little bit of a buzz… Continue reading January Theme: Gratitude and Appreciation
Striving for better has been a characteristic that’s brought me a lot of success and reward. But I tend to see those rewards as obligatory, not as something to celebrate. Because they’re rewards for things I “should” be doing anyway.
Originally published on Medium Why don’t talks start with the punchline? Or at least, with what is the problem? In lay terms, really, even if your audience is all scientists. I want to know why I should care before devoting attention span. Also, brag a bit. Your findings are the first time this has been… Continue reading Thoughts I Have During a Science Talk
Is regret just shame hiding in nostalgia?
Is getting away about being in a new physical space or mental space?
I have a note in my pretty pathetic list of potential blog topics (since I usually just train-of-thought the moment I sit down to write): “girl doing cartwheels in Safeway parking lot.”
I am an overthinker. I ponder, I pontificate, I do everything in my power to think a problem to death. To suffocate it with details and research, to drive the final nail with a resolute hammer of a choice, only to then wonder if I put the nail in the right corner or the right coffin.