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Writing

Writing

I use GIFs, emojis, and sometimes words to share personal lessons in self-improvement. In July 2017 I published my first book, Let's Take Berlin, available on Amazon. I write primarily on Medium, and I've also been published in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Swipe Magazine (UK), and the Local (Germany).

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Let's Take Berlin

Join me for a tongue-in-cheek tour of expat life in Berlin. Weaving colorful observations with poignant personal stories, I share first-hand experiences with everything from sex clubs to saunas. Let's Take Berlin will make you feel like a true Berliner—complete with club stamps on your wrist, doner kebab grease on your chin, and a smile on your face.

I've taken to Medium like my 5th-grade self took to Duncan Hines frosting. For your convenience, I compiled my ten most popular Medium stories here:

  1. Better Dating Through PowerPoint - Medium Top 20 Story of the Day, Medium Staff Favorite

  2. An Illustrated Guide to Using the Sh*t Out of Your Notebook - Medium Top 20 Story of the Day

  3. I'm 31 and moving to an adult dorm. Here's why.

  4. Conversationbomb Like a Pro - Medium Editors' Pick, and holy shit, highlighted by Twitter co-founder Ev Williams!

  5. The Case for Buying Domain Names Compulsively - Featured Medium Tech story

  6. The Pomodoro Method for Increased Productivity, Explained 

  7. A Breakup Text to Redeem Humanity - Also published in Swipe Magazine (UK)

  8. Ten Atrocities I've Committed Against Former Roommates - Medium Editors' Pick, also published in the Huffington Post

  9. Enter the GOAL SPREADSHEET

  10. Meditation for Neurotics

I've also published twice in the Washington Post*

  1. Why I traded my pots and pans for a better social life (The Washington Post, July 12, 2016)

  2. The opposite of catfishing: When bad online profiles lead to good dates (The Washington PostJune 2, 2015)

* Ok, three times if you count my Date Lab appearance.