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September Goals For A Clearer and Calmer Mind

I have been depressed and angry for the past few months. It comes and it goes. Most of the time the intervals of my depression were a few months apart. Nowadays, it's getting short and shorter. Over the years, I have figured out my pattern of behavior which would sometimes lead to a huge mental … Continue reading September Goals For A Clearer and Calmer Mind

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How I Finally Got The Courage To Be A Writer

I always labeled myself as a writer but back when I was 18 I never had anything published. Neither did I try to get published. I spent most of my time writing on this blog with only very few readers who would occasionally leave nice comments. But it still felt like I was only a … Continue reading How I Finally Got The Courage To Be A Writer

Why You Should Be Watching ‘The Bold Type’

Career, love, friendship, and LGBTQ representation this show should be your favorite. When YouTube recommended me the season one trailer of "The Bold Type," I was curious and was immediately hooked. Not only did it star my favorite American Idol contestant Katie Stevens but it felt like a modern "Sex and The City" --without a penis … Continue reading Why You Should Be Watching ‘The Bold Type’

Women In Media Who Are #Goals (For Me At Least)

There are many women who inspire me to become a better version of myself. Some of them are fictional and the other half are actual people. But what they all have in common is that they make me want to change. Growing up I had very few role models to look up to aside from … Continue reading Women In Media Who Are #Goals (For Me At Least)

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Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: How DTR Could’ve Saved The Mess

When you asked me if I wanted to come over, the last thing I expected was meeting your mother.  I sent you an eggplant emoji and you replied with hearts. It was clear we were not in the same relationship. I wanted something casual while you were already planning our wedding and the names of … Continue reading Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: How DTR Could’ve Saved The Mess

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Pieces of Peace: When I was 4-Years-Old I Asked If God Was Dead

My parents told me a story when I was four I came home asking “Is God Dead?” and they didn’t know how to answer it. According to my pre-school teacher, she remembers me as the little girl who’d ask “Where’s God” during Bible study time. Take note I was not in a Catholic school, but … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: When I was 4-Years-Old I Asked If God Was Dead

Sober Truths of a Drunkard

Growing up, my father told me marriage is a lie I shouldn't believe romance movies or pastors Telling me marriage is the cornerstone of love They're not asking for approval of some God They are not licensing their right to love and to hold All they want is a grand Facebook post They're not celebrating … Continue reading Sober Truths of a Drunkard

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Pieces of Peace: For Every Person I’ve Been With

I was thirteen-years-old when I had my first kiss.  It was wet. I didn't understand what was happening. Was it supposed to feel this way? I've watched enough teen sitcoms and romantic comedies to know how a kiss should look like. Assuming it felt as great as having a killer soundtrack while you're making out. … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: For Every Person I’ve Been With