This is Your Brain on Distraction

This is Your Brain on Distraction

Do businesses still prioritize “multitasking” as a perk in an employee? Friends in HR, do chime in, and the neurobiologist in me will cover the rest. I think multi-tasking and visualize “why yes, I can scroll TikTok while looking like I’m busy...
The Art of The Cold Pitch

The Art of The Cold Pitch

¬†All my websites have “contact me” submission forms that come straight to my inbox. The messages are hit or miss, like panning for gold. I receive the occasional potential client, a good chunk of completely absurd spam messages written with a sincere...
Don’t Wait to Be Picked

Don’t Wait to Be Picked

Remember lining up in grade school and picking teams for dodgeball or kickball? Brutal. Nothing quite like hoping you aren’t picked in the last half. Or worse, actually being picked last. I was sort-of athletic, but always too tall and gangly to really excel at...
Are we entering the digital dark ages?

Are we entering the digital dark ages?

That saying “history repeats itself” is haunting me right now. Explicitly the version said by George Santayana, who stated “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” I’ve been thinking a lot about the dark ages and...
The Daily Practice

The Daily Practice

Oh, the hilarious irony of life. I finally beat my 21-day streak of writing (go me) and, thanks to some rando settings on my computer I was locked out of my website for 2 days. I could access it on my phone and others could see it, but I was blocked from posting new...