Stories Told. Lives Changed.
In 2013 I was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, an autoimmune disorder that chewed a hole in my cerebellum, atrophied various muscles, impaired my vision, balance, coordination and consequently stole my ability to run. I have dedicated the summer of 2018 to regaining my strength, coordination, balance, and relearning how to run. I am participating in a 5k […]
Vulnerable and powerful, The Strength in Weakness is an unflinching personal narrative written by one of my female students about her dangerous attempts to achieve the physical perfection. In the age of social media, the social pressures to conform to conventional notions of beauty are dangerously high for teenagers, especially for females. The Strength in […]
Amy R Terlecki is a commissioned abstract artist, mother of two, avid coffee drinker and yoga enthusiast. In this episode, Amy and I talk about the creative process, how to balance creative work with the responsibilities of parenthood and why its incredibly important for adults to let go of their fear of perfection. If you’re […]
If you’re a product of the great American school system, at some point in your academic career, you most likely read the F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby or maybe watched movie or maybe skimmed the Cliffsnotes or maybe slipped the smart kid a 5 spot to give you a quick summary before […]