Essays · Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Embracing Life’s Spectrum: Living Free

We can free ourselves by thinking less black and white. Less us and them. Less "you are or you aren't". Because life should be lived on a spectrum. And this spectrum both sets us free and connects us...   Personality & Identity We are never fully formed. People will have you believe that once you… Continue reading Embracing Life’s Spectrum: Living Free

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Creatives Have These 3 False Beliefs

Starving Artist Lifestyle Most creatives (unless they come from money) believe that they must go through the Starving Artist phase on their journey to success. Worse still, some believe that this is all an artist can ever be. Wrong! Elizabeth Gilbert (the author of Eat, Pray, Love) said something in her book Big Magic┬áthat I'll… Continue reading Creatives Have These 3 False Beliefs

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The Problem With The Millennial Generation

(I'm a millennial! I'm only 23! So what I say is coming from personal opinion, experience, and observations!)   Impatience We think we don't have time. We see everyone else's lives in front of us and want to rush our own lives so that they stack up. Get money and status right now. Marriage and… Continue reading The Problem With The Millennial Generation

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Don’t Worry If You’re Not An Expert

In life, I think we all want to be considered to be an expert. Consciously or not, achieving Expert status is a goal we all seek because it means we're validated, important, and knowledgable. Sounds great, right? Well, here's why I think being an expert can be a bad thing at times...   Perfectionism If… Continue reading Don’t Worry If You’re Not An Expert

Essays · Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Sexual Identity Part Two: Sex & Mental Health

*Part of the Identity Series* *Ensure to check out Sexual Identity Part One before reading this post...   Exploring one's sexual identity can be scary. In our watchful world, rife with stigma and judgement, it can be difficult to be open and honest with yourself and others about your sexual status. Our modern world may… Continue reading Sexual Identity Part Two: Sex & Mental Health

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Indecision, Crisis, Paralysis (Poem)

Don't forget to volunteer. not because you're a good person but because it'll look good on your CV. Don't forget to get a degree and possibly a Masters, just to be told that, you don't have any experience. Don't forget to work, get some real life experience. Learn about people, learn to interact, have a… Continue reading Indecision, Crisis, Paralysis (Poem)

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5 Things NOT to Say to Someone in a Rut

What have you done today? You may think that you're being kind and asking about their day, but the phrasing of this is important to note. You're not asking how their day was or if they're okay, you're asking what they're done. This then brings about some reactions: I must think of something productive or… Continue reading 5 Things NOT to Say to Someone in a Rut