The Necessity of Closure

Doors. We walk in and out of them every day. They protect us from the weather outside and from possible intruders who could turn our houses upside down. Without doors we would all be a little less safe and a lot more cold. So why do we sometimes leave the doors of our hearts so…

When Things Go Awry, Don’t Go Away

Writing, at first glance, seems pretty easy but in reality it takes time, thought, and a decent amount of guts. Putting yourself out there to be judged by people you know and strangers alike can be a daunting experience, and often times it takes courage and a few deep breaths to post an article you…

Stop Settling, Start Living

Settling. Ugh. I despise that word. Yet, it is such a common fucking trend these days. We all do it and while some of us are fine with settling for “okay” others are sick of it. I fall into the latter category. It’s like we’ve all been conditioned to live this contradictory lifestyle: they tell…

We Are All Bullies

People are critical. We compare ourselves to others and magnify the flaws of those around us, often times not even intentionally. We’re assholes, not only to other people but to ourselves. In recent years, bullying has become a huge topic of conversation and everyone is scrambling to try to stop it, to prevent it, to…

Making Mistakes Doesn’t Make You Stupid

We all do it. It’s a part of life that can’t be avoided and no matter how perfect you think you are, you too have successfully shit the bed at one point or another. Similar to shitting, mistakes happen to everyone; sometimes they take a while to clean up and the aftermath almost always…stinks. But…