On February 11, the Sunday before Valentine’s Day, I gathered together to celebrate with a bunch of wonderful women. Celebrate each other. Celebrate ourselves. And you know what I noticed as we went around the room sharing a glimpse into our hearts? Every single person liked something about themselves that is completely and utterly intangible. … Continue reading On Self-Love.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people complain about their limits with online news. (Don’t worry, I’ve done my fair share of complaining.) But have you considered why you have to pay? You pay a photographer for prints. You pay a doctor for a diagnosis. You pay an accountant to do your … Continue reading No, Your News Shouldn’t Be Free.
I feel rather uninspired. And as a writer, it’s easy for me to get in these ruts. However, when I do I often just stop everything creative. I completely shut down. So here’s a little note to myself. Don’t do that. It’s not healthy. Write even when you don’t feel like writing. Write when you’re … Continue reading Words I Need to Hear.
Something I’ve recently noticed is the way in which I undermine myself with my choice of words (or diction, for all you English majors out there). It’s always subtle; I never intend to degrade myself or invalidate my thoughts and feelings. I just do. I’m not quite sure whether the problem is self-construed, a result … Continue reading 5 Phrases I Refuse to Say in 2018
“Your hand forever’s all I want Don’t take the money.” After watching a super stellar, informative video about 80s music (my favorite genre ever), I came across an artist named Bleachers. With just a sample of his music in the video, I decided to look it up on Spotify, half-expecting a sad excuse for an indie artist. … Continue reading Music Moment: Bleachers
So, as we are all aware, today is August 21. The day of the solar eclipse. Predicted to be the busiest travel day in the history of the US, it is kind of a big deal. And of course, social media has blown up the event x1000. However, it should be celebrated! It is quite … Continue reading Playlist du Jour.
“Every inch of sky’s got a star. Every inch of skin’s got a scar.” I read an article recently on the website Man Repeller. Rachel Siemens, the writer of said article, was discussing the idea of “having it all” and what an illusion that really is. She states: “…All I could see were a … Continue reading Everything Now.