First came the anthropologist of Arctic poverty who found me on Instagram and confided that she was a Jazzercise fanatic. Then the intellectual historian who eloquently introduced herself as an expert on a similarly Serious Topic but rapidly and with […]
Natalia PetrzelaHistorian. Writer. Teacher. Activist. NYC + the world.
On this Past Present Podcast episode, Nicole Hemmer, Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, and Neil Young discuss life coaches. Life coaching is big business these days, but there’s still some confusion about what life coaches actually do. Natalia drew from the sociologist Arlie […]
My 2-year old daughter plays on the beach in a tiny red, white and blue swimsuit, her chest emblazoned with a winged yellow “W” that needs no explanation. Unlike Dora the Explorer and Ariel the Mermaid, cutesy characters popular with […]