stuck in the middle…but still dreaming

Are we wrong to be daydreaming, longing for what can be? All the ways we might flourish…whenever the time arises? The answer isn’t as simple as we’d like.

an evolving social media perspective

As humans, we are constantly evolving and growing. I’m not the same person I was five years ago, let alone a day ago. We’re perpetually […] Read More

what I learned in “thirty days of confidence”

I set a challenge for myself. How the words ring in your ears, hearing “self-improvement” and “goal-setting.” Or the Buzzfeed-worthy declaration of a “thirty-day challenge.” […] Read More

self-love and self-discovery starts now.

This November, I want to be thankful for me. I’m not great at being grateful for myself, for being the human form I embody. I […] Read More

I’m NOT an amazing teacher, and that’s okay: giving yourself credit

Even when you aren’t consciously thinking of that dreaded “comparison trap,” it still seems to creep up into any moment you should be giving yourself credit. I’ve […] Read More

your self-worth in numbers: why YOU matter.

The ingrained fixation on numbers is a hard pill to swallow. On a daily basis, I’m not as number-hungry (pun intended) as I used to […] Read More

start September strong with these tips

Believe what you may, but the beginning of a new month feels like a fresh start. Even in the middle of a mundane routine, the […] Read More

steps to take when explaining mental illness to others

“Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes…” What a great-sounding but impossible suggestion. We can muster all our empathy and strength, but we can never […] Read More

life unplugged: tips for blogging without wifi

Blogging without wifi has…been quite interesting. I say this as I currently write and brainstorm blog post ideas in a Word document. Writing and creating […] Read More

traveling abroad with mental illness IS possible

Traveling abroad is an amazing opportunity. If it’s laid before you, grab it. Just do it. You won’t regret it. However, nobody necessarily talks about […] Read More