I’m pregnant for my first time at the age of 40. I’ve been exposed to pregnant women my whole life but never understood how hard it really can be. But now that I go around complaining about how I feel all the time, I hear things like, “Pregnancy is the hardest,” and I wonder, how did I miss the memo? Continue reading “Pregnancy may not be an illness, and yet…”
So many of us yearn to do what we truly love in a way that will “impact” the world in meaningful ways. On the one hand these yearnings lead to a sense of determination and fulfillment. But on the one hand, the raised expectations often lead to feelings of helplessness and fear (of failure, among other fears). Continue reading ““Everything is hard,” “Get your hopes up” and 6 other entrepreneurial tips for the new year”
I made a really serious financial error in 2015 and I’m still (literally) paying for it now, at the end of 2016. Here’s what happened. Continue reading “The time I made a huge financial error”
I never thought I’d be this person, but I use so many tools for my work – mainly online – that it’s a little ridiculous when viewed in a list.
Here, let me show you: Continue reading “All my work tools”
Maybe a blog post every other day makes more sense than daily blogging…
Anyway, as I give some thought towards getting back into my personal blog, I’ve made a short list of themes I could write about, hoping the added structure will help keep me going. Continue reading “Why I Admire Casey Neistat”
If I actually end up daily blogging, this will be Blog #1.
It isn’t so sudden and it definitely isn’t out of nowhere, but it sure is extreme for me to even consider daily blogging when I am in the midst of juggling so many other things. Continue reading “Daily blog? Hmmm”
“Follow your passion.”
Watching the movie Suffragettes made me into a feminist. Of course I always believed in women having completely equal rights and security as men but I never gave it much thought. But watching that movie brought me to the horrifying understanding of the alternative, which isn’t a fantasy. Continue reading “Why Men Don’t Shake My Hand”
It’s been a hard last few months. My grandmother died on Hanukkah, in December 2015, and unlike my grandmother who was sure she knew where we go when we die, I don’t know. Continue reading “To Share Or Not To Share”