Retro Style with Sedette Sandal Co.

Last week I got to spend a few hours with Amber Cummings, one of the owners of Sedette Sandal Company, and not only did I get to run around downtown Durham doing a fun, retro-inspired photo shoot, but I also got a chance to learn a lot more about…

Comparison: The Thief of Joy & Your Sanity

I took a course during my undergraduate in Social Psychology. I learned a lot of fascinating psychological and cognitive phenomena related to how we interact with each other, and the world around us. I enjoyed it so much that I almost chose social psychology for my doctorate studies (we all…

26.2 miles to Keep Families Close

On October 8th, I will be representing Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Helping a sick child fight their illness takes a big enough emotional toll on a family. Adding a financial strain can make it all almost too much to bear. RMHC can…

Birthday in Birmingham

When I told my friends that I was spending my birthday with Nathan in Birmingham, Alabama I received a few raised eyebrows. I interviewed for a postdoctoral position at the University of Alabama-Birmingham so this wasn’t my first trip to the Magic City, and I never really…

Tortillas & Tequila

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! or…Happy Cinco de Mayo! If I had to eat one food for the rest of my life, it would be tacos. I mean, instead of the saying “more than a fat kid loves cake!”, mine would be, “more than Nicole loves…