BRENT STOLLER

Writer. Advice giver. Peanut butter and chocolate enthusiast.

Is Waiting Really the Hardest Part?

Tom Petty once declared that the waiting is the hardest part.

I love Tom Petty, but I disagree with him here.

At the moment, I am waiting to hear on something important. And predictably, I’m nervous.

Lending Millenials a Helping Hand

A group of millenials taking a selfie

The immediate aftermath of college can be a tough time. For four years, you’ve lived in a protective bubble, surrounded by peers, following a predetermined path.

But the moment that tassel shifts to the left side of your cap, you’re suddenly on your own.

What do you do?

The Last Piece of Cake

The last piece of cake.

Will you eat it?

I won’t. I don’t have the nerve to.

How Easily We Break

The saying goes that you should dance like no one’s watching.

As someone who cares too much about what others think, I’ve always loved this saying.

Of course, given how things have played out the last few days, it’s probably better I live with someone who is watching.

Trust Your Gut

Here’s a bit of wisdom:

Never switch checkout lines at the grocery.

I learned this lesson the hard way recently.