Futile Pursuit of Work-Life Balance

The constant battle of humans is to find balance in our lives with everything going on. “Busy” does not just mean busy with work. And in fact, as part of the Millenial generation I truly do seek to find purpose within AND outside of work. The concept of having balance insinuates that within 24 hours…

The Job Search

I’ve spend a long time in school or in training of some sort. Of course, we should all aim to be lifelong learners, but the days of tuition, proctored exams, and physically going to a classroom at a dedicated time each day/week are finally behind me. When I applied for my first “real” job it…

Creating Boundaries By Choice

I’m a 28-year old new grad, three times over since high school, and it’s finally time to become an “adult” with my first job post-residency. I’ve come to this stage only to realize that being an adult really means you get better at faking it and knowing most others fake it too. That sounds cynical but it’s really meant to be a liberating statement. Because what I’ve come to realize is that I can make the choice to “fake it ’til I make it” or make the choice to own who I am – and be who I want to be.