Being Human

A part of being human is having the ability to grow deep connections with other humans. Human connection is a wild and magnificent thing. I have a few people in my life that have taught me just how beautiful it truly is. With each of these people, I have a million moments that rush through […]

Tell That To Yourself.

Tell that to yourself.  You heard me. Look in the mirror, and tell that to yourself. Say everything that you tell your friends when they need reassurance to yourself.  Being a good friend — or just a good person for that matter — requires the ability and desire to help and reassure others. If you’re […]

Everyday Miracles

Last night, I was flipping through a sketchbook I kept in high school. As my fingers turned each page, I rediscovered treasures from a seemingly past life. Some made me laugh, some made feel nostalgic, and others brought forth memories I almost forgot I had. However, in any sketchbook I have kept since middle school, […]

Let’s Talk

We all own insecurities. By this, I mean we all own something about ourselves that makes us want to burrow down into a sweatshirt and hide from the world. Sometimes these insecurities get the best of us; they wrap their hands around our throat and stop us from being what we want to be, making […]

My Journey Toward Health

*WARNING* Pictures below may be considered graphic to some readers! A tonsillectomy being the destination… Okay, I know it doesn’t sound too serious. Who hasn’t had some kind of issue with their tonsils, right? We’ve all had strep throat at one point in our lives. Trust me, I am fighting my dramatic tendencies in what […]

Welcoming in Uncertainty

In the midst of the busy first month of the new year, many people, college students especially, find themselves facing the fear of uncertainty. I especially relate to this overwhelming sense due to my lack of knowledge in what I want to do with my life career-wise or how I have too many dreams that […]

Braving the Cold: A Guide to Winter Weather Skincare

Across the nation, frigid temperatures have caused the closings of schools, universities, and businesses. Dangerous temperatures like these can really be hard on our precious skin, to the point of causing frostbite. This is my guide to maintaining healthy, moisturized skin in subzero weather! Shower and wash your face at night. Using a mild face […]