Dear Reader Vol. 2

I did it. I got a new job and I’m sticking with it. I’m still annoyed at how difficult growing up has been, but I think I’m starting to get the hang of things. I have a routine I’ve started, but it has its flaws. For instance, I haven’t worked out in a week. I’m…

Turning Twenty

Who knew it would be such a drag? You spend your whole life excited for what comes after school: freedom, money, relationships, travel, and whatever else we thought growing up would be.  Reference my last blog for more info. Then you reach some amazing milestones. You probably make some amazing moves and get praised like…

Post Grad

I realized something recently. Life isn’t hard because of all the bills, chores, and work. Life is hard because I finally have nothing to look forward to. Pre-grad. My mom won’t let me have chocolate before lunch. I can’t wait to grow up so I can eat whatever I want. I got in trouble for…

What Would You Do With $96,000?

“What about immigration? Politicians be hating. Racism in this nation has gone from latent to blatant!” One of the best moments from the musical “In The Heights” was Sonny’s rap in 96,000. While all the characters dream of fancy jobs, houses, and luxury; Sonny thinks about what he can do to help others like himself….

Why I Quit Instagram and TikTok

“I found myself feeling trapped in a cycle of wanting more than the app could give me.” This year I set out to create better content, read more, and find myself as a creator.  In the last eight months I have…  Kind of done the first part. But not really. I read way less than…

Read This Before Getting A Leopard Gecko

Leopard gecko care isn’t difficult if you know what you need (and stick to a simple, yet essential, routine). A lot of people hear “starter reptile” or “beginner reptile” and assume there is no work or money behind caring for these little buddies. That’s not true. Their care is easier if you are willing to…

10 Signs You’re In A Healthy Relationship (LGBTQ+ Edition)

LGBTQ+ people don’t have relationships that different from any other kind of relationship, but there can be some small differences when it comes to things like coming out, being open with others about your relationship (for reasons relating to sexuality), and how you handle situations of homophobia from family and other close people, etc,. So…

If You’re Feeling Stuck, Try This.

After graduating college I got a full-time job, went all-in on my podcast, worked out regularly, and felt like a productive Queen. Don’t you love that? When you’re in one of those phases of your life where you feel like your thriving and nothing can get you down? That’s why it was confusing when I…

What Is An Existential Crisis? (And Why Do We Have Them?)

I asked my friends and family what having an existential crisis felt like to them. This is what they said. “So apparently I have an existential crisis every day” “The this is fine dog sitting in the burning house” “Like everything I do from this point on both doesn’t matter at all but also changes…

How To Overcome A Mental Block

Have you ever had a mental block? You want to do something, you have what you need to do it, but you can’t get yourself to just do it. As soon as you sit down to work, or text back your best friend that you’ve been ignoring, you think of a hundred other things you…