I’m halfway through my second term at Experience Institute and am still amazed that I’ve been in Paris for the last six weeks. Eight weeks ago, I did not know what this term would be like for me. Opportunities were up in the air, and there were very few clues to predict which ones would … Read More
Posts by Tuere Wiggins
I took my first flying trapeze class on a warm Saturday morning in August 2013 at Trapeze School New York in Washington, DC. It was my second visit. Two months prior when I came for the same class, an instructor asked if any students had injuries he should know about. I raised my hand and … Read More
Music makes my life better. I need it with me all the time. I listen to it while commuting to and from work. During work. Running errands. Doing chores. And sometimes when falling asleep. It’s therapeutic. Motivating. It activates my brain to process information. Helps me manage emotions and understand life. You’ll rarely see me … Read More
How many times have you made assumptions about a person based on their appearance? Most of the time we don’t realize we’re doing so. We catch a glimpse of a stranger and create a story in our minds about them with limited and superficial information distorted by our biases, perceptions, and past experiences. But the … Read More
It is challenging to live differently than I lived for 37 years. It feels disorienting and strange. Sometimes it hurts. And it is a gift. It is a gift to be in a position to intentionally immerse myself in uncertainty at this point in life. I believe it is worth it to to exchange comfort and convenience for the deep satisfaction that will come from listening to myself and choosing to pursue work that is closely aligned with who I am.