Dig Into the Question: Escape Decision Paralysis by Clarifying What You Want

A few years ago, I visited my friend, Jon, in Austin, Texas. As a New Yorker, traveling outside my dense urban bubble yields moments of disbelief. What a vast sidewalk! The aisles in this store are huge! Despite what you say, this is not a bagel! On this occasion, Jon took me grocery shopping and … Continue reading Dig Into the Question: Escape Decision Paralysis by Clarifying What You Want

Why You Don’t Know What to Do With Your Life and How to Figure It Out

Last year, I watched a CreativeMornings talk by James Greig, a graphic designer, who discussed his experience with burnout, taking a break, and rebuilding his career. Many of the feelings he expressed were ones I, too, had experienced: exhaustion, confusion, emotional overload. In college, I was not the person who knew what they were going … Continue reading Why You Don’t Know What to Do With Your Life and How to Figure It Out