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…

Ay Bendito: The Lost (And Found) Bird Returns With A New Home

Here’s a friendly update on Bendito. (If you don’t know who Bendito is or what’s going on right now checkout Part 1 of the “The Chronicles of the Lost Bird”). To make a long story short… No one claimed Bendito. He’s our buddy now. We knew we could afford his home, food, and upkeep –…

5 Things I Didn’t Expect After Graduating College

When I was in college I thought that graduation meant that I’d finally have time for all of my hobbies, get shredded as f*ck, and see my friends more. Disclaimer: I graduated at the start of quarantine, so this may be slightly exaggerated, but I still think these struggles would exist either way. I do…

Getting Time Back Into Your Busy Life

How many times have you said “I really want to (insert thing here), but I just don’t have the time right now.” If you’re anything like me you probably say that 36 times a day (and counting). It’s the most frustrating thing in the world to realize that our time is limited. (Well… not THE…