Tips for Surviving the Job Search as a Young Graduate

The day I graduated from university was such a significant stage and transition in my life. It wasn’t only because of getting the degree but rather, my perception of myself and the world changed. When I was in school, I thrived. I participated in numerous organizations and held officer roles. I was featured in my […]

How To Love Our Imperfect & Beautiful Body Exactly As It Is

Growing up, I was insecure. How I looked played a part in my insecurities. When I was in elementary and junior high school, I was often the tallest girl in my class. I hated that.  I remember a student made a comment that I was so tall. I would then slouch to appear shorter than […]

Eight Authors Who Should Always Be Celebrated

Books are what brings me peace, happiness, and comfort. I love words. I always have and always will. In honor of National Author’s Day, I’m celebrating some of the authors whose books, whose words have such a profound impact on my life. Elizabeth Gilbert                   It’s been […]

Prose Poetry: Whispered Thoughts from Exposed Houses

In many different settings Where I roam different houses I think back to several different lives   Small houses with few rooms A neighborhood where my skin blends in Though the snow and hail leaves me dreary, There is comfort among the writers, artists and activists Inspired and empowered, I move freely But I later […]

How to Get Real About Who You Are

Authenticity is my favorite word. It’s what I live for.  Being real is happiness. Being real is peace of mind. Being real is a relief. It matters to live your life in a way that truly reflects all of who you are. However, the process of being real has been shaky for me. It’s been […]

Blogger Collab: My Mental Health Story & How I Deal with It

From my childhood to teenage years, I’ve felt a deep sense of emptiness and loneliness in my life. Now, it doesn’t mean I’m always alone. It doesn’t mean that I haven’t found what matters to me. It doesn’t mean that I don’t love or know myself. It’s just what I’ve felt. There’s been that certain […]

The Beauty of Female Friendships & Sisterhood

Female friendships and sisterhood is a significant bond. Our female friends and sisters add color and life to our experiences. As a feminist, I believe that women are a strong and unique gender who can do powerful things together. However, I admit from experiences and my personal failures that we women and girls are not […]

3 Signs You Shouldn’t Be With That Person

Love is that universal thing we desire. I’m sure we all aspire to have genuine love in our lives, be it in our family, friendships and relationship. I’m a hopeless romantic so love is something that is always on my mind. However, I’ve made some mistakes in that department. In dating, I’ve fallen for the […]