HELLO SIRS AND FRAULEINS, we made it through 2019! Blessings. Ok, sometime in 2018 I had a v uncomfy realization that I HAVE NO ATTENTION  SPAN ANYMORE. Before I got an iPhone in 2012, I used to read books and journal and fill my quiet free time with long stretches of using my brain… and […]

If all goes to plan, we’re having a baby this week. It’s a week that- for yeeeears- I’ve been alternately avoiding and panicking about and anticipating joyfully and lately… Googling endlessly (“WHAT DOES LABOR ACTUALLY FEEL LIKE, THOUGH???”). And here it is. Like literally, I’m having contractions as I write this. We delayed even remotely […]

In my mid-twenties, something singularly DEVASTATING happened and I thought I’d never recover: I got dumped very suddenly and over the freaking phone. The phone! CAN YOU EVEN BELIEVE IT? The gah-damn nerve of some people, I’m a gift. Anyway, I was very very depressed and thought my life was over and I lost a […]

Two years ago, one of our best friends was riding a wave of success: a VP at her major corporation, corner office downtown, on track to become a vested partner, and a 30-something hour work schedule that would honestly make most entrepreneurs completely faint from envy. And despite my “no FOMO” policy, despite being really […]

Back in his tender youth, Tim was dead-set on going to university in New Zealand. His application was en route to the post office when his sweet mom offhandedly said “well, this is THIS week’s dream.” He was crushed– what do you mean, THIS WEEK? This is the only path for me! I’m becoming a […]

It’s been 3 months and I’m not as booked as I want to be. I think I should apply for jobs again. The most talented designer I know just texted me. Last year, she got downsized out of her cushy job churning out corporate-y logo designs and taking three gin & tonics to the face […]

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” -Steve Jobs When is the last time we really examined our ideas about quitting? I mean really dug into what we believe about commitment and purpose? When Tim and I first got married, I was in grad school for a degree that I knew I should […]

I have a dear friend who sells Spiritual Grounding services. She helps her clients begin to answer the question, “what the hell am I doing here?” What do you get when you work with her? — Deeper contentment and direction in life. A sense of Spiritual Grounding is actually super important. Psychologists say that if […]

Let’s go back in time for a second— to a more innocent time, long ago. The year was 2015: when Jon Snow was thought to be dead and Adele was in California dreaming about who she used to be. Hotline Bling blasted from radios and only the coolest of cools knew about how the 10 […]

“Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.” -Henry Ford One of our mentorship clients laid some realness down on us the other day: “Every time I raise my prices, I feel guilty.” WHOAHHH, if that isn’t something to write about in your […]

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Ugh. Instagram captions. What the hell?

I've spent countless moments of my life staring at a blank instagram caption box. Try something - delete it. Put a quote in there - delete it. But I had a secret weapon... I'd just hand the phone to my wife. She's is a witty and wise firestorm of a woman and I love her for it. Apparently, so does instagram. Her irreverent, meandering, and poignant-as-hell captions have created a sense of community in our lives so that everywhere we travel, there’s usually someone willing to show us around (not to mention insta alone has literally put thousands of dollars in our bank account). So I made her sit down and explain what goes through her curly little head whenever her thumbs click away at her phone keyboard. Put your email below for her free guide on how to write insta captions that people actually care about.

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