It’s deeply gratifying to see the all the critical reviews of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Netflix miniseries, “The Goop Lab,” which boasts the wellness elitism and woo that the brand’s become notorious for. The reality show, Paltrow’s most recent expansion of her self-care empire, explores alternative health treatments with gleeful irreverence for science. Read the full article here
This is definitely the most difficult article I’ve ever written. I wrote it because I heard over and over again from women that they were silenced from speaking out about their harassment and abuse, and in the most horrific cases, told to “look for their part” in what had happened to them. I am gratefulContinue reading “The Culture of Alcoholics Anonymous Perpetuates Sexual Abuse”
“Good Housekeeping” featured my article: Gratitude Lists Are B.S.: It Was an ‘Ingratitude’ List That Saved Me this past weekend, right under an article about five new exciting ways to cook chicken breast! Read the article here Give me a book deal by writing me here
I’ve got my first legit “beauty” piece published. It’s a memoir piece about all of the ways I tried to hide my lazy eye growing up and how it still haunts me as an adult! Diary of a Lazy Eye: The Surprising Story of Fixing My Face I’m currently working on a full length bookContinue reading “I’m on Marie Claire for My Big Lazy Eye”
I took my first big step into investigative journalism with this new piece Vice’s health site Tonic: ARE DENTISTS REALLY MORE PRONE TO SUICIDE?
I’m very psyched to be back writing for Vice.com once again, this time on their Health site “Tonic.” Check out my latest piece on boozey cures! Can Booze Cure a Cold?
The website that made me a full-time, professional freelance writer is no more. Over the weekend, Examiner.com officially closed its “doors” and disappeared from the internet, and along with it went over 3,000 of my articles created over seven years. Examiner.com is the reason I’m a writer now instead of a social worker. It wasContinue reading “Death of a Content Farm: RIP Examiner.com”
New to my blog? Read about my Quest to Get 50 Rejection Letters in 2016 here April was an absolute, utter, total disaster for my Rejection Project. Not only did I only received two measly rejections, something truly horrible happened. I was accepted. An extremely personal essay I wrote about pregnancy depression was accepted forContinue reading “Rejection Project Month 4 Report: That’s Acceptable”
If you’re new to my blog, you can read about my 2016 Rejection Project here It’s officially spring. Fresh flowers and rejection letters are a-bloomin’ everywhere. March 2016 was an intense month for me. After the initial post-birth adrenaline wore off some time in late February, the realities of caring for a tiny, helpless humanContinue reading “Rejection Project, Month 3 Report: 133% Success Rate”
February was quite a month over at Rejection Central (my apartment). In the second month of my quest for a year filled with rejection, I’ve already DOUBLED my success rate. If you’re new on the scene, you can read about the 2016 Ultimate Rejection Project here In January, I scored a piddly ONE rejection offContinue reading “Rejection Project Month 2 Report: Two ‘Nos’ and a Baby”