in Narratively, Featured on the NYTNow app
It is probably best not to attend weddings when you are freshly separated from your spouse. It’s a heavy dose of dangerously mixed emotions. The problem is, wedding season is just beginning. And I am a wedding planner.
in Be Yourself, Featured on the Medium homepage and Editor's Picks
When young people look for themselves in entertainment, they’re not thinking about network ratings, or even racial inequality. They’re simply seeking a sign of acceptance. That who they are is someone worth aspiring to be.
in Thought Catalog
When I first thought about leaving, I was terrified by the idea of letting down his family, my family, every wedding guest, everyone who’d ever wished us well – I felt like I had failed them all.
in Navigating the Sea of Singledom
I’m really tired today, so I think I’m just gonna eat this brick of cheese for dinner. And that’s okay. Because I’m not making anyone else partake in it with me, so I can just enjoy it for what it is (delicious), and not be worried about someone else’s well-being.
in P.S. I Love You
We don’t go to couples counseling because we’re afraid our relationship isn’t working. We go because we believe in our future. We want to move forward with ears, hearts, and eyes open.
in ART + Marketing
“Sometimes when you have a strong idea, it takes shape on its own. The most work often goes into propping up a weak idea.”
Creativity and innovation thrive when there is cognitive diversity. By bringing on different modes of thinking, an entity’s ability to creatively solve problems is increased.
Why Aren't Asian Americans Voting?
in Mochi Magazine
29.2 percent of our survey participants said they’d be more inclined to vote if the candidates had discussed different issues. As Ben, 26, put it: “I didn’t follow politics closely, but I noticed that whenever politicians talked about how they cared about all Americans, they’d say ‘Black, White, Hispanic. I want to help all Americans.’ Who cares about Asians or Native Americans?”
NPR, All Things Considered
Carnegie Mellon Today