Grief and Loss and Healing

(Due to the nature of this post, I hesitated in publishing it for two days; not because it wasn’t important but because I couldn’t publish it right away. This topic matter here is incredibly personal and I am still grieving. Thank

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Posted in family, musings, real life

The reality behind depression (How Robin Williams Saved My Life)

“They’re not that different from you, are they? Same haircuts. Full of hormones, just like you. Invincible, just like you feel. The world is their oyster. They believe they’re destined for great things, just like many of you, their eyes

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Posted in anxiety, depression, musings, real life, self-esteem, surviving

I’m Bossy

“I like bossy girls. I always have. I like people filled with life” -Amy Poehler I remember the first time someone told me that I was being bossy; I think I was about five or six years old and was

Posted in empowerment, feminism, heteronormativity, intersectionality, misogyny, musings, real life, surviving

Health and Happiness

Lately I’ve been reading up on the benefits of bikram yoga and running; as well as how to change my eating habits as well as make better choices when it comes to food. I’ve never been an athletic person-whatever ability

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Posted in anxiety, body image, empowerment, musings, real life, self-esteem, surviving

Rape Isn’t A Compliment. EVER.

I couldn’t be silent about an issue that is a constant in my life due to the fact that as a woman I have been socialized and taught to be afraid. I am told that if something wrong happens to

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Posted in bullying, education, empowerment, feminism, heteronormativity, intersectionality, misogyny, musings, one billion rising, politics, rape culture, real life, sexism, social justice, surviving, vday

Love, Love, Lust

I find that the most difficult issue during the month of February is being reminded that my relationship status is considered to be odd by society because I choose to be single. For some reason, being single is still considered

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Posted in empowerment, family, feminism, heteronormativity, intersectionality, misogyny, musings, real life, self-esteem, surviving

So I’m (Finally) Growing Up

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ― Anne Frank So I’ve been thinking about the fact that in May, I will

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