Jump off the Career Ladder, Save Your Life

Jump off the Career Ladder, Save Your Life

Our inboxes are constantly bombarded with LinkedIn status updates, asking us to congratulate our peers. However panic, not pride, is often the first reaction. “I should have been promoted to VP like the rest of my MBA class,” a man in an outdated suit lamented. “Had I...
The Happiness Gamble: Settle or Hold Out?

The Happiness Gamble: Settle or Hold Out?

A bizarre phenomena happens when urban Americans approach their mid 30s. A frantic mob of women in white lace rush through our cities, clamoring for the altar before it is “too late.” The casual observer may mistake them for a panicked stampede of white sheep rushing...
Why You Cannot Find “The One”

Why You Cannot Find “The One”

“Write about the search,” he said. “That’s what’s fucking killing everyone.” “The search?” Did he mean finding a new rent controlled apartment that wasn’t possessed by fruit flies? Or perhaps a new startup job that boasted an extra one-zillionth percent of equity? In...
Redefining Success

Redefining Success

**This post originally appeared on Medium on 1.28.16**   Is success defined by finding the elusive Unicorn? Or love? Or just being happy with a mere burrito? “I don’t become friends with people that are not successful,” he said. I chewed my burrito slowly,...