Cold and flu viruses are spreading and mutating all over the place and I have recently and very rudely been reminded of how much of a showstopper getting sick can be. It has been so many years since I have come down with even the most common cold that I forgot how brutal this stuff […]Read more "sick"
Worry is the cornerstone of an anxiety disorder. If you’re like me you worry about things more than they deserve to be worried about and after spending way too much time cycling between feeling crazy and being utterly amazed at how powerful the mind is and how often thoughts and feelings can be bizarrely inaccurate, […]Read more "when everything scares you"
Coming out of the holiday season and into the new year has me reflecting on the lessons and experiences last year brought and premeditating on what is still to come. Weirdly enough I’m finding myself in an unfamiliar place of serenity, feeling assured that whatever the upcoming year has in store, I will be able […]Read more "in defense of caring less"
I would never dream of discouraging anyone from attending a university to further their education in preparation for the real world, but I will advise anyone considering going to school before they know what they are going for and without the funds to pay for it to take a hard left turn and just think […]Read more "confessions of a college dropout"
Anything you have ever heard about pageantry has most likely exposed the good, bad and ugly aspects of the historical tradition. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but the important thing to remember when expressing opinions of pageant competitions is that they are not all created equal. There are many pageant systems out there […]Read more "five categories"
Prepare to follow me down a rabbit hole, but know that this is seriously important stuff. All the sparkly anticipation of the holiday season has a tendency to distract us from some pretty vital things, like our health, and it’s important to keep these things in check. Winter is the season when we become the […]Read more "walking in a wellness wonderland"
Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. If you’re fortunate enough to have a huge loving family that cooks delicious food and enjoys spending time together it’s hard not to consider this holiday to be the most wonderful time of the year. I have always been the type of person that tries to reflect on […]Read more "gratitude"