Katya Polo

Bio

Born and bred New Yorker, Katya Polo is a multi-dimensional woman. While her exterior exhibits an aspiring businesswoman and avid hockey fan, Kathy is a writer at heart. Learn more about her work and recently published book at katyapolo.com.

Misguided By Wanderlust: Why The Search For Yourself Isn't Miles Away

By Katya Polo
For a girl only two-and-a-half years into her 20s, I feel I've seen my fair share of the world. I've stood on the edge of the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. I've raced to the summits and caught the most spectacular sights in Banff. I've watched the sun…

The Lesson Behind Caitlyn Jenner's Acceptance Speech At The ESPYs

By Katya Polo
At the 2015 ESPY Awards on Wednesday night, Caitlyn Jenner made her first big public appearance to accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. Inspiring a pool of watery eyes in both the Microsoft Theater and around the globe, Jenner taught us a number of…

Inventing Yourself vs. Finding Yourself

By Katya Polo
Social interaction and basic relationship dynamics have evolved into something that none of our parents could have prepared us for. We are all standing at the edge of a social revolution. And with individuality seemingly slipping right underneath…

Excuse Me, Your Insecurities Are Showing

By Katya Polo
Picture this. You’re walking down the street on a cool, autumn evening, lost in a simultaneous cluster of thoughts about tomorrow’s meeting, whether or not Mexican food for lunch was a good idea, and then a funny looking chick approaches you. She…

The Truth About Timing In Relationships

By Katya Polo
One cannot truly love until he learns to love himself. You may have heard this phrase, or some derivative of it, at least once before. And while it is a statement whose meaning bares all truth, there is another factor that can obliterate the already…

The Light At The End Of The Tunnel Is Your Own

By Katya Polo
It happens to all of us: one day we’re walking around with our chins up in the air and our rose-colored glasses sitting snugly on our noses, when all of a sudden it all comes crashing down. Whether it’s a work dispute or a love dilemma, any…

The 10 Excuses You Need To Eliminate From Your Life

By Katya Polo
Whether it’s our relationships, career path or financial standing, every aspect of our life requires some sort of strategy. And although each of those allocations demands a different approach, they all seem to be hindered by the same common…

The Five-Letter Word With Five Major Downfalls: Doubt

By Katya Polo
If there is anything that life could ever teach us, it’s that it moves on even when we don’t want to. There will always be bumps in the road and it takes a great sense of naivety to believe that it will always be perfect. The truth is that it…

The Five Things That Separate Men From Boys

By Katya Polo
The transition into manhood is something that differs from one individual to the next. Even the definition of ‘manhood’ in itself is depicted in various ways. Some people consider the ascension from adolescence alone to be the beginning of one’s…

When To Let Go Of A Friendship

By Katya Polo
Anyone who has a hardy appetite for life treasures those truly great moments that comprise the thrilling experience of living. Regardless of one’s circumstances, there are always going to be those experiences that are, and always will be, impossible…

Understanding The Art Of Social Networking

By Katya Polo
We’re already aware of the fact that social networking has completely changed and altered our lives. It changed the way we meet people, keep contact and our perception of each other form altogether. And with the growth of networks such as Facebook,…