New Podcast Episode – 032 Rough Around the Edges

The cool thing about this creative journey is I get to have regularly scheduled reviews on what I am learning about mySelf. For most of my adult life I had grown accustomed to living out my days in compartmentalized Selves. From Monday to Wednesday I usually showed up to work as Monday-Morning Maria, who was…

A Slice of Ramble

This is not even a real post. Writing that sentence helps to take some of the pressure off. I’m hungry, I’m trembly, and I’m a little bit tired. I probably shouldn’t even be here trying to eke out anymore writing for the day. It’s 3:30 on a sunny Monday and I’ve already written (elsewhere) way…

Let’s Throw a Narcissism Party Dammit!

After blogging for almost ten years— blogging about politics, cultural trends, alcoholism, television shows, recipes, etc. — I finally found the courage to create a blog about my more private thoughts and experiences. I didn’t know it would become My Blog as in, my website, as in, the place on the internet where one might…

New Podcast Episode 027 – How Social Rules Divide Us

A very introspective episode about my old life versus my new life and the lessons learned. How I navigated going from life as a social worker to working in NYC as a corporate employee. Using the podcast to start a self-love revolution. ******* FYI, I still get nervous whenever I record these things. And yet,…