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 laminate 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…

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”…

I’d Rather be Single than Settle

I’ll admit that, until recently, the picture perfect life has always appealed to me. Growing up I yearned for that strong relationship, that wonderful marriage, that white picket fence. I wanted my own little family and I wanted it to happen in the perfect sequence but now, as I have come to realize, the only…