Can We Admit That “So Tell Me About Yourself? And “What Do You Do?” Are Some Of The Most Banal Interview Questions In Our Repertoire To Date? Let’s Change That.
The other day, I was in an interview, and everything was going well. There was a natural banter linking our commonalities like, “I like to wake up early and exercise. You do too? Great!” or “Oh wait, I like black coffee as well. No way!”
The Hardest Goodbye I had To Say Was To My Five-Year Old
February 22 would have been my daughter’s 11th birthday. I only just now thought of it in terms of years passing. I also realized that this month was ok. I am doing quite well in a way that feels authentic. I am not putting on an affectation to present myself as something; I actively count…
“Slow Down, It’s Ok To Be A Kid” And Other Words of Wisdom I Would Tell My 16-year old Self
“Slow down, It’s Ok to be a kid” are words I wish I told myself growing up. Have fun and live in the moment. I didn’t smile alot until I left my highschool in Atlanta and moved to Korea. I wish that I would have appreciated what it meant to be a child.
That One Christmas We Asked For Nothing And Got Everything
“Watching everyone relax in the environment I strive everyday to make cozy was the best gift I ever recieved.” Chiara Atoyebi The Christmas season in my house is always fun. I make it cozy, memorable, and filled with wonderful smells. My son got comfortable with his virtual school routine this year, and my daughter started…
My Dream Home In The Mountains Over Looking the Water Surrounded By Trees
“May your home be a safe haven amidst life’s ebbs and flows.” -Chiara Atoyebi This past weekend I took a brief trip to the Adirondacks and then over to Manhattan and stayed in a hotel down the street from where I lived in Midtown. As I walked through the neighborhood and reminisced on all the…