Unzip

This is for the zipped-up ones, the upwardly mobile ones who don’t talk about life experiences because they want to keep everyone comfortable. Tell your story here. Unzip yourself. This is a safe space. The paragraph above is paraphrased from a post one of the characters in Americanah posts on her blog, inviting others to comment,…

Relationship Advice From A Social Media Expert

In the last year or so, I’ve had not one, not two but at least three people – a friend, a coworker, and a mentor – all criticize my communication skills. At first, I was hurt and angry at their analysis. I was tempted to ignore the critique – surely, they were mistaken. I couldn’t…