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Mary’s Spring 2020 Reading List

At the beginning of each season, I like to share a new reading list — not only for compiling my book recommendations, but for the sake of accountability. For myself. But first, have you ordered my book yet? Have you written a review? I’m writing my second book which is fiction, and it is so… Continue reading Mary’s Spring 2020 Reading List

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Igloofest and Rest in Montreal

For my most recent solo trip, I traveled to Montreal for my birthday. While tropical destinations are tempting, a winter wonderland was a perfect way to spend my last weekend as a 25-year old. Friday, February 7, 2020 My flight was supposed to leave at 8am, but Montreal had an extreme blizzard that day with… Continue reading Igloofest and Rest in Montreal

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On the CHAARG Podcast: 10 Things I Wish I Would Have Known About Post-Grad Life

Three years ago, I was wrapping up my MBA and my CHAARG internship. In that time, I have apparently become an expert on post-grad life, so I am back on the CHAARG podcast talking about what I wish I had known about that "adulting" life. Admittedly, we didn't get to all ten of my points… Continue reading On the CHAARG Podcast: 10 Things I Wish I Would Have Known About Post-Grad Life

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A Clairvoyant Reading to Conclude My Year of Curiosity

Earlier this year, I was discussing with a friend my 2019 intention of curiosity, especially in the realm of ~woo-woo~. She recommended a reading with a clairvoyant psychic. I was immediately skeptical, and I didn’t think about it for several months. When we talked again and she told me that if I didn’t get anything… Continue reading A Clairvoyant Reading to Conclude My Year of Curiosity

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Aura Photograph and Reading from Revealing Soul

With one of my 2019 intentions of curiosity, the third chapter in my “woo-woo exploration” this year was an aura photograph and reading by Cindy Luffred (@revealingsoul). I was invited to an event at Chicago’s new goop MRKT, and when I saw Cindy was there, I had to finally experience this aura thing. Cindy is… Continue reading Aura Photograph and Reading from Revealing Soul

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Storytelling for Dayz: Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit 2019

“Stories are more than processing current moments. Stories are the packaging of what we can look back on.” This is how Vanity Fair Editor-in-Chief Radhika Jones began the 2019 Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit. Radhika shared a story about beginning her career as a Russian journalist shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union. News… Continue reading Storytelling for Dayz: Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit 2019