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 [...]

Go away, Blank Page.

Make the blank page stop. Oh. Well, I guess that was simpler than I thought. Welcome to my new blog space. "New" might be a stretch considering that I started this account in 2010, but better late than never, right? Let's just say I forgot my password over the past couple of years. Sounds like [...]