I've been holding off on writing this post for several reasons. I've written drafts, none of which felt right. I wasn't in the right mindset, and I'm not totally sure I am right now. Tonight, I find myself at a cider bar sipping on ice water. The lighting is dim, Ariana Grande's Sweetener album is on repeat … Continue reading Reclaiming #selfcare: a happiness project
So, what's next? A question as a young-twenty something I get ALL of the time. Usually this is pertaining to jobs, sometimes it's after I rant about a stupid guy (happens frequently). I don't know yet. A simple answer that usually leaves people with a confused look on their face immediately followed by a cheerful, … Continue reading Read this if you’re uncertain about what’s next
Too often we define our lives by our disappointments. Our failed attempts to control things that simply can't be controlled. Our emotions, our heartbreaks, our "you're not good enough" stories. Too often we place the world on our shoulders, attempting to solve problems that simply can't be solved in the moment, or ever. We feel, … Continue reading Pain is inevitable, but so is happiness.