Recently, as many of you know Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Being on the Supreme Court is one of the most prestigious roles a person can hold, you are entrusted with making decisions that impact the entire country. Most justices enter the Supreme Court with relatively little controversy, … More What Brett Kavanaugh Means to Me
From a young age, I have felt an intense pressure to be “pretty”. I felt a pressure to look like the women on magazine covers and in movies, I wanted it so badly. I tried everything to be thin enough, smile more and have flawless skin – my everything was never good enough. I could … More Girls Must Be “Pretty” — Bullshit
The death of Tim Bergling (Avicii) has sparked something in me that I previously wanted to not talk about. While I have never personally met Tim Bergling, his death has me reeling. Many people will say “oh he had everything, why did he do that to himself?” but anxiety and depression don’t care if you’re … More Let’s All Be Kinder
A few months ago, I found myself thrust back into the dating world. I decided to take some time and truly focus on myself and just casually date people. Being a certified relationship person, this was a hard adjustment. I have always opted for the “old school” version of meeting people. I usually meet someone … More Dating with Anxiety in the Digital Age
Lately I have found myself thinking a lot about relationships. Not necessarily being in one but just about them in general. Relationships come in many sizes, shapes and forms – some are between “lovers” and others are strictly platonic. I believe both have merit and should be a part of everyone’s lives. Coming from a … More Is the “grass always greener” somewhere else?
Happiness is a funny thing when you sit down and think about it. All your life you’re told to do things that make you happy, to pursue happiness. As an American one of your fundamental rights is the pursuit of happiness. It’s funny though, the more you pursue happiness the more it seems to evade … More The “Pursuit of Happiness”
In case you didn’t know, I am currently on my first trip outside (and it’s a solo trip!) of the U.S. and Canada. While I am writing this, I am sitting in an airport in Paris about to embark on 24 hours of travel that will end with my arrival in Zambia. Traveling alone is … More Pushing the Comfort Zone