Self Love

The Truth About Loneliness

We don't usually speak of loneliness. There's a stigma to it, isn't there? A certain shame attached. As though being lonely makes you pathetic or unwanted. That couldn't be farther from the truth. We all experience loneliness and don't let anyone tell you otherwise. It is a lack of connection. Mental, physical, emotional. One of… Continue reading The Truth About Loneliness

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Dating & Relationships

I Tried Three Online Dating Sites and Here’s What I Found Out

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say that online dating is becoming the norm. Everyone and their mom has tried one of the many options available for meeting new people through an app. Why do we date online now?  Because it's easy. Why go out when we can swipe right from the… Continue reading I Tried Three Online Dating Sites and Here’s What I Found Out

Self Love

Why I Started Writing…Again

Since I started writing again, people keep asking me WHY I'm writing. Coming from most people, the question stems from a place of genuine curiosity. With others, the subtext seems to be: "What's the point?" I'm writing because it's my outlet and I finally feel compelled to do so.Seems simple enough, right? But, it's been a process.Writing has always been a… Continue reading Why I Started Writing…Again

Musings · Uncategorized

Why I Believe Everything Happens for a Reason

'Everything happens for a reason' is a phrase we hear thrown around all the time. Some people dismiss it as a cop-out and some people whole-heartedly believe in it. I'm one of those whole-hearted people. I choose to believe that everything happens for a reason because it's rooted in hope and curiosity. Not disappointment and… Continue reading Why I Believe Everything Happens for a Reason

Self Love

Why I Don’t Want to Be a Perfectionist Anymore

I'm a perfectionist. When I was younger, I used to think this was something to be proud of. Pretty sure I was a little jerk and would even brag about it. As a slightly wiser (hopefully) and slightly older (definitely) me, I've come to associate being a perfectionist with limitation, stress, and the stem of negative self-talk. Here's why: Perfection… Continue reading Why I Don’t Want to Be a Perfectionist Anymore

Pop Culture

The Classiest and Trashiest Moments of the VMA’s

We wait all year for the MTV Video Music Awards just to see what kind of ridiculous nonsense will happen in front of the world. Someone will have an amazing performance and someone will tragically embarrass themselves. It's the cycle of life and we've all come to expect these things. Let's all just sit back… Continue reading The Classiest and Trashiest Moments of the VMA’s