Millennials, Don’t Beat Yourself Up.

Millennials, don’t beat yourself up. It’s okay to be discouraged. To feel setback due to COVID-19. To feel stagnant. To be anxious to...

I Miss New York As It Was

I miss getting covered in sand from the beach. I miss walking around in the blistering sun. I miss the back of my t-shirt sticking to the...

I feel trapped

I feel trapped. There was a moment, when cases and deaths were going down, and New York City was slowly beginning to reopen that I...

Afforded Time during COVID-19

This week: 👉 Take a mindless walk outside just to take in fresh air 👉 Call a friend or family member you haven’t talked to in a while...

It Is Okay...

It's okay to not be okay. It's okay to need time off. It's okay to ask for help. It's okay to sign off for an hour or two. It's okay to...

Taking Money Out of Savings

I took money out of my savings yesterday. It wasn’t money I wanted to move yet, but as the sole breadwinner during this crisis, I felt...

Mental Health Awareness: My Story

My mind never stopped. I was constantly contemplating something. I’d interject others and speak as quickly as possible in an effort to...

Momma's Boy

My mom’s birthday was last week. Like 7 birthdays before this one, I wasn’t able to call her on that day. This increased connection with...

Meaningful Connections in Crisis

I have made countless meaningful connections and had numerous transparent conversations with so many of you over the past few weeks....

In-Person Connection

I never realized how much I relied on in-person connection to gauge employee sentiment. Or, how much I relied on spontaneous interaction...

Connectivity in Crisis

Connectivity is more than just hopping on a Zoom or reaching out via Slack. Connectivity is about sharing experiences, leaning on one...

Impressive Human-First Brand Response

I am a huge fan of stationery - what can I say, you can take the boy out of the south... I recently ordered a few supplies on Papier,...

Emotions At Work

It’s okay to get emotional at work. We have been taught that showing emotion is a weakness, but this is not true. Showing emotion is...

Sleepless in Harlem

I can’t sleep. I stay up until 3 AM every night staring at the ceiling. Though I could easily blame it on anxiety, I don’t think that’s...

I miss...

I miss subway delays. I miss the lines at Whole Foods. I miss Sheep’s Meadow on a sunny day. I miss walking through Time Square to get to...

Forgive Yourself

I’ve been trying to be more forgiving with myself this week. I have spouts of intense focus, where I get more work than I could ever...