recently i've been struck with strong melancholy and a lot of introspective thoughts. i haven't felt like this in a long time, and since it had been so long, coping was a bit more difficult than usual. i managed to stay healthier than in the past, and just slept a bit more and lay around … Continue reading oh, is that all?
i worked in retail for the past ten months, and i thought i would talk about it. although retail is a monster in its own way, i don't think it's necessarily a terrible thing to work in. people always talk down about retail employees as if they're lesser people, and although there are rough hours … Continue reading ten months of lessons
yesterday i was having a conversation about people who used to be very active and important in my life. and it dawned on me this question: where do you draw the line between your happiness and being a good friend? how far do you sacrifice yourself for someone before it becomes a toxic relationship? these … Continue reading self-advocating and socially considerate
on march second - a month ago - i started this blog and set off on a new adventure of sharing my thoughts, my joys, and my experiences with all of you. a month is not a very long time, but it is a milestone none-the-less, and i'm proud to say i'm still here. … Continue reading a month come and gone
last night i got home from work at my usual time and as i was walking from my car to my front door, i relished how nice it was to be outside without a coat on. as i was walking i noticed that the trees in our complex had bloomed these really beautiful white flowers. … Continue reading appreciate the pause
i'm sure i'm not the only one who has said something just to be hurtful. this past weekend i was definitely guilty of that. what riles us up so much that we have to be hurtful as opposed to loving? how do we control the urge to throw daggers with our words just because we're … Continue reading things we don’t mean
life has a bad habit of sneaking up and surprising you with unplanned emergencies. this weekend i had planned out things and took lots of pictures in order to write a fun blog post. unfortunately, on sunday something fell over onto me and i got a mild concussion. (don't worry i'm alright, but i did … Continue reading when the sky is falling