I will say, it takes immense honesty for me to write about this because I’ll be admitting to my own weaknesses when it comes to loving. You might be wondering, “how can love be associated with weakness?” Well, I’ve had to learn the hard way that you need to be extremely strong and vigilant in order to survive the ways people will manipulate your love for them. It happens more often than you think; with […]

I’ve been mulling over what to write about next and then I realized I should acknowledge that today is my Birthday. I’m not one to be overly-excited about celebrating and making big plans, and especially now given that we’re still very-much living through a global pandemic here. There isn’t much one can do at this point and I’m not really one for video chats or digital meetups. With that being said, if it means spending […]

No doubt, we’re living during a very scary time right now. Scary is the biggest word that comes to mind, but there’s also uncertainty, frustration, worry, stress, anger, and many more loaded emotions behind COVID-19. I don’t think anyone is an expert on this topic; I certainly never thought I would live through something like this in my lifetime. However, the fact that no one person is perfectly prepared for this pandemic shows that we […]

If you ask me, there is a large misconception that exists surrounding saying ‘no’ to someone or to something. That misconception branches into a few different thought processes that many of us feel or have felt before: “If I say no, I will hurt their feelings.” “If I say no, they will feel disappointed in me.”“If I say no, it will look shameful.”“If I say no, they will hold it against me.”“If I say no, […]

In one line, Iโ€™d say 2019 was a very bittersweet year for me. I would like to say that it was all rainbows and unicorns, but I havenโ€™t quite reached that kind of place just yet. In the past, my normal go-to type of writing piece would have involved me lamenting over the things that fell into that bitter category, but itโ€™s a new year, and on an almost clichรฉ note, it really is a […]