Tag: advice

  • One Does Not Simply CLIMB Kilimanjaro!!!

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 01:09 amIt had all started so optimistically. We settled our bill at Imani, which included a free ride to the Zanzibar airport (which was amazing after all the taxi-related debacles). After getting through customs (where the customs officer gave me quite the strange look when she saw my…

  • The Dilemma of Daily Dedication

    Last updated on February 7th, 2024 at 10:33 pmSticking to something daily is a huge challenge. Some people try to hit the gym every day. Sometimes it’s making sure to make time for a significant other. My daily thing—obviously—is blogging. I can’t lie, it takes up a lot of my time. I’ll often think that…

  • Syrious Business | Advice from a Syrian Coworker

    Last updated on February 7th, 2024 at 09:34 pmI had a Syrian coworker once who was quite the comedian! In the eight months of planning my wedding, he was rife with hilarious advice and wisdom to keep me going. But what I would soon realize is that not only were these pieces of advice for…

  • Tips to Conquer Temptation

    Last updated on February 19th, 2024 at 02:38 am “Don’t mess with Mr. T Don’t mess with Mr. T T (he’ll get ya) T (he’ll get ya) T (he’ll get ya) T (temptation…)” — Big Sean, “Mr. T” If I were to write a list of the things in life that can be a pain…

  • How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Be Da Bomb

    Last updated on February 4th, 2024 at 07:27 pmWorrying is so 2010. It’s human to worry—we did it pretty well from 2007-2010, with the recession heralded by the subprime mortgage crisis and all. The news says that we show signs of recovery, and yet we worry. Centuries ago, the Mayans developed a calendar that predicted…