What Chekhov, Avocados and Time Taught Me About Embracing Change

Reading Chekhov and growing avocados informs my transformation and they can help yours, too

Growth requires change. This avocado started out as a piece of produce from the grocery store. Image by Cat Stravino

My divorce forced me to change everything. I realized I could no longer afford my house, my car, my lifestyle. I had to make major, often brutal life decisions in order to support myself. In a few short…



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Cat Strav

Yogi. Wordsmith. Hutch Pup. Diagnosed with I.O. (idiotic optimism) since an early age.