Concluding the PhD Story
academic / career / Science / wellness

Concluding the PhD Story

I was chatting with a friend last week about the last couple of months of her PhD in an interdisciplinary STEM field, and found myself musing on my own philosophy about this unique time period of finishing your PhD story. If you’re somewhere along the way to your PhD, or know someone who is on … Continue reading

The BlueBootsGo Guide: Where to Write Your Thesis in Boston, MA
Adventure in Normal Life / Boston / career

The BlueBootsGo Guide: Where to Write Your Thesis in Boston, MA

As many of you know, I’m in the final weeks of writing up my research and Ph.inishing the D.egree. This list is a culmination of my own experiences, scouting, and conversation with friends. Boston (and the Boston-area) is awash with thousands of students studying by the glow of laptops alongside other hard-working career go-getters. Some … Continue reading

A Letter to Myself 2018 – Year of Bravery, Courage, Joy
About Me / Adventure in Normal Life / career / Professional / wellness

A Letter to Myself 2018 – Year of Bravery, Courage, Joy

Photo taken at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA – in front of one of a Mark Rothko painting. Dear BlueBoots, First of all, I want to tell 2017-you that I’m proud of you, and I love you. This past year you took on many new opportunities. You seized the moment – the NOW … Continue reading

Let Go of “pretty shadows” to be fully YOU in your light [Career Advice]
Adventure in Normal Life / Boston / career / Professional / Science / wellness

Let Go of “pretty shadows” to be fully YOU in your light [Career Advice]

Sitting in a meeting where someone is clearly passionate about what they’re talking about does this thing to me where I catch fire too – I bask in the glow of their lit passions. They could be talking about anything from growing eggplants, to astrophysics, but I’m THERE. They take me on their journey, and … Continue reading

Summer – it’s not over till it’s over! How to get dressed to perfection: Featuring Boston’s Best Dressed
Boston / career / community / Fashion / shopping / Style / Wedding

Summer – it’s not over till it’s over! How to get dressed to perfection: Featuring Boston’s Best Dressed

End of summer/early fall weddings and parties call for THE perfect dress. I share my first experience renting a special occasion designer dress below, followed by tips for success in the dressing room and as a female entrepreneur from Best Dressed co-owner, Nikoleta.  Continue reading