Social Media is not Real Life

Please don’t judge your life based on what you see on my Facebook page. Don’t look at my Instagram and be envious because really, I’m just like you. I decided a long time ago that I didn’t want to use my social media as a depressive tool, I wanted to use it to frame the…

An Okay Life is Just Not Okay for Me

There was a time when an okay life seemed extremely appealing to me. There was a time when comfortable and safe were things I thought I needed in order to do life properly; when milestones took precedence over my own happiness. My whole life I hit every big milestone on time, in the proper fashion,…

What No One Tells you about Hitting your 30s

The big 3-0. It crept up on me last year and I celebrated with my friends like I was actually happy about leaving my 20s behind. In reality, I’m not sure how I actually got to be 31 since most days I feel like I’m about 23, in fact there are some days I’m convinced…

Your Past isn’t Always Your Future

Who we are today is based on where we’ve been and the things in our past that have molded and shaped us. It’s easy to lose track of time and live in the memories of the good ol’ days, thinking that we’re still the same people we were once upon a time. When it comes…

The Truth Behind Being Lonely at Christmas

It’s a funny thing, the Christmas season. It’s such a glaringly brilliant time, full of happy music and bright lights with everyone seemingly in a more positive mood. It’s the time of year I have always looked forward to most. As a Christmas enthusiast, I’m the kind of person who listens to “Jingle Bell Rock”…

When it Comes to Dating, Just Chill

Dating. The idea of it might bring excitement to some but most people hear that evil word and feel instant stress. These days, dating itself seems almost obsolete. People don’t like to use that specific term anymore because it sounds too formal. Everyone is scared of the commitment that might be attached to a simple…