You’re Wa$ting Your Money!

With the exception of those who earn minimum wage or are unable to find full-time work, we all spend too much. Even some of the most financially worried people I know (the ones… Read More

When in Delhi

I recently embarked on my very first trip to India to continue my work in language research. In Boston, I boarded the massive Delta plane with zero expectations and few preconceived notions. I… Read More

The Misery of Business Travel

There is no misery like business travel. In the 12 hours leading up to the creation of this post, I used a bathroom so small that it didn’t fit me and my suitcase… Read More

Be Deliberate

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past year (my first year of marriage, leaving my steady job, struggling with my body image, and starting my own consulting business), it’s that every… Read More

Everyone’s Busy

Here are just a few variations of “I’m so busy” that I’ve heard lately: “I’m so busy. Between work and school, I just have so much on my plate right now.” “With the… Read More

Life Without Diet Coke

I know, this sounds hardly significant enough to write an entire blog post about…. but I am officially into my second full month without diet soda and, for me, that’s a big deal.… Read More

Hello, Mid-Twenties

Happy birthday month to me! This month, I will officially reach a new milestone: 25 years old. I’ll be a quarter of a century old, which means that my car insurance will go… Read More

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Instead of joining the masses in pursuit of a white picket-fenced American Dream, I am laying the foundation for a different kind of future. Look at my lifestyle, for example. I’m part of… Read More

Backpacking Before Babies

Before we have kids, my husband and I have two main goals: buy our “family home” in one of our favorite Massachusetts towns and see as much of the world as we can.… Read More

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Throughout my life, my parents have warned me over and over again: Do not try to “keep up” with anyone else. Easier said than done, I know. Through their work in buying, selling,… Read More