Why I Believe Everything Happens for a Reason

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 [...]

Why I Don’t Want to Be a Perfectionist Anymore

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 [...]

Beverage.

Let us talk about things that are important to me right now. I am holding it in my hand. It is delicious. It is alcohol. It is wine. This gorgeous glass of wine sits in my hand, relieving me of the days' stresses...inspiring creative thought. It's really a wonderful invention. Alcohol and I have developed [...]