Fighting Imposter Syndrome

According to dictionary.com, imposter syndrome is defined as “anxiety or self-doubt that results from persistently undervaluing one’s competence and active role in achieving success, while falsely attributing one’s accomplishments to luck or other external forces.” I define it as one giant mind fuck. I’ve struggled with it for years. First in music, then teaching, and now as a writer. My … Read More

Oh, Good Lord–Coconut Brown Butter Short Bread Cookies

Most of you know that I’ve sworn off sugar. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, but let’s be honest, sometimes a girl just needs a cookie! When I volunteered to make sweet treats for a retirement reception, I figured it was time to look for something unique and original that sugar-loving people could enjoy as well. (Finding desserts that … Read More

Five Ways to Survive the Information Revolution

In the 18th century, industrialization led to improved transportation, better communication, and new banking systems. But it also came with unforeseen dangers, like hazardous working conditions that often left workers disfigured or maimed. Today, technology has helped create an information revolution, which has brought with it incredible benefits and opportunities. However, this past election has forced me to recognize the … Read More