In Babblings Posted

Improv-ing your way through life

I originally wrote this as a Toastmasters speech but thought I’d share as it has a lot of thoughts around performance, comedy, and learning. I work on Alexa, a virtual assistant that help users to carry out tasks in their day. I work as a voice UX designer, which means I actually write the words […]

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Reflections of 2018: Healing

This was a year of healing. From moving homes to moving jobs, it was about acknowledgement that I wasn’t in a good place and pulling myself out of it. This year was about establishing boundaries and routines so that I could move forward rather than continually floundering like a fish out of water. When thinking […]

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In Babblings, Design Posted

Professional PTSD

When you start a new job, everyone gives you bits of advice to take your co-workers out for coffee, or study up before your first day. What they don’t tell you is how to navigate the first couple days, weeks, and months if you’re coming out of a toxic environment. I call this “Professional PTSD”. […]

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A Limit to your Wokeness

I recently started a job at Amazon and it’s been interesting to see people’s different reactions to what I do. There’s definitely a camp of people that are excited for me to be working at a company that is shaking up the way we think about the world and retail (and just working within FAANG […]

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#solotravel

I promised myself I would write a blog entry about solo travel after my big Morocco / Spain / Portugal trip since it was on my mind as I was traveling. Keep in mind these are just tidbits of advice and are extremely particular to me. Everyone has their flavor of traveling; I’m just presenting […]

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