The more new people I meet, the less I believe in the validity of the first impression. First impressions can be perfectly orchestrated and controlled. Practiced and perfected based on social nicety and experience. What a flawed science a first impression really is. They are the shallowest way to know a person and the most […]

Mental, emotional, physical. All forms can be a catalyst for incredible transformation. Sometimes, the pain is loud and demands our attention. An emotional event, a fight, harsh words, the damaging of the body. Sometimes, pain is just an underlying, shameful hum in our daily lives. Consider even something as simple as always feeling self-conscious about […]

Not everyone is trying their best. Not everyone is trying to be empathetic. Not everyone is trying to be helpful. Not everyone is trying to be loyal. Not everyone is trying to be open-minded. Not everyone is trying to be self-aware. Not everyone is trying to create meaning in their lives. Not everyone is trying […]

Hello, Anxiety. Showing up again uninvited and empty-handed. Creating a feeling of non-belonging where it doesn’t belong. Tightening a vice in my chest where air should be flowing freely. Turning insignificant decisions into behemoth choice beasts. Causing me to worry about things that will never come to fruition. Telling me I’m not good enough because […]