when mental illness is a crutch

The big dilemma of the day: when faced with a challenge, is my judgment based off using my mental illness as a crutch or as […] Read More

how to power through a rough week

Last week was not easy. It was a rough week…but I still powered through. Most of the time, I felt like any semblance of progress […] 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

confessions of the flaky friend

As you get older and you gain some experience, you learn just how important your relationships are. The people you choose to spend your time […] Read More

accept being single on Valentine’s Day

Every year, we come upon this day and fall into two categories: loving or hating Valentine’s Day. More often than not, our opinion is based […] Read More

you’ve got mail: Christmas cards and thoughtful acts

My family every year still writes and sends out Christmas cards to friends and family. The whole Shutterfly-type photo collage and a highlight reel of […] Read More

Day 12: Singlehood #GIG2017

I don’t know if that’s even a word, but we’re rolling with it anyways. So if you couldn’t tell already by my lack of social […] Read More

Putting the REAL in Relationships

Remember the days of middle school and high school where all you wanted was to fit in? To make a friend group that portrays your […] Read More

Day 3: Friends

If you had asked me a few years ago if I had any inspiration to write a post like this, I would probably be at […] Read More