#22: on + on

Hi everyone! Hope you're feeling energized and ready to head into the new year, a new decade, as well. I'm not one to do overarching "new year" resolutions, but I've definitely taken time to reflect on where I am now, how far I've come this past year, and where I want to be at a … Continue reading #22: on + on

#21: feel the fear

Hi everyone! Welcome back to my newsletter -- sorry for the lack of content here. I've been really focused on finishing up this semester of college at NYU. I feel so inspired now that all of that stress is over, back to write and share what excites me with you. I've been thinking a lot … Continue reading #21: feel the fear

#18: your knowledge is your power

reclaim your knowledge and experiences. a theme i’ve been thinking about a lot in my life — and trying to lead with — is intuition. it’s really challenging to follow your gut when what’s in front of you doesn’t seem clear, life doesn’t follow your linear projection, or your goals get clouded by external factors … Continue reading #18: your knowledge is your power

#17: the kids are alright

This week, I've been feeling grateful and inspired by the work occurring on climate change, spearheaded by kids. Reading and researching the issue can get exhausting. I only can read so many dreary headlines about how there's no hope forward, see a new species go extinct, or stumble upon videos of endless plastic pollution in our waters. It feels … Continue reading #17: the kids are alright

#16: the pain of growth

Working on yourself can be scary, it can be unsettling, it can make you feel as though you are so self-consumed to have the luxury of "slowing down" to take time for your personal development. I've never given myself this time to grow. I've been too busy moving, looking for what's next, finding ways to … Continue reading #16: the pain of growth

#14: paint a picture

Hello everyone! We're nearing the end of what has been such a lovely summer for me in terms of tuning into my true passions, doing what really makes me happy, and viewing my time as valuable. My overarching narrative for this week's newsletter is to say there is none. I have a lot of changes … Continue reading #14: paint a picture

#12: for the common good

Something struck me while reading this passage below on citizenship ideals by Thomas Jefferson. I don't want to get stuck on the label of citizen.. but there's something true about the performative act of being a citizen or community member, what it demonstrates about your character. In this context, it was about the great integrity … Continue reading #12: for the common good

#2: on your own

Hello everyone!!! I've had quite the busy week with finals, wrapping up loose ends and planning for what's next. I've found this week to be one where I've needed to be on my own in order to feel and do my best! It's okay to have times where you want to stay secluded, focus inward, … Continue reading #2: on your own

#1: in many directions

Hi everyone! You are reading my first weekly roundup: in many directions You have to live spherically, in many directions.Federico Felleni I first want to introduce myself to anyone who is new or has recently started following me! I'm Kate Glavan, and I'm an undergraduate student at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study … Continue reading #1: in many directions