Life Is So Much More

Life is so much more than settling down. It’s so much more than searching for love in another human being. It’s so much more than following society’s norm — than following the crowd through every step, forward or backward, throughout your twenties and beyond. Life is so much more. Life is about time. Time to figure out who you are as your own person. Time to navigate through your passions, your curiosities, your ambitions. Time…

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Your 20-somethings Are For Choosing Self-Love Over An Almost Love

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else – means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.” – E.E Cummings  I used to think by 25 years old, you should have your shit completely together. I used to think by 25 years old, you should have a better understanding of what career path is…

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Your Art Matters

Writing is an art; in its purest, most honest form. As a writer, we somehow manage to find even the slightest amount of beauty in the world — even when we’re standing face to face with darkness; standing face to face with fear. As a writer, we overanalyze even the simplest phrase or concept, looking that much deeper and that much further into the world and our surroundings in order to find the perfect story…

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[en-dure] verb: to withstand with courage

 The truth: I am a writer. And as a writer, I write what is honest and real, even if it’s painful to see, read, or hear.  The purpose: I write to encourage; I write to inspire. I write to let someone, somewhere in the world know that they are not alone. I write to be the voice saying it’s okay to hurt; it’s okay to be brave; it’s okay to stand on your own.  The…

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#MeToo

I am brave. I am honest. I am strong — at least, today I am. Sexual assault.  Two words that make people feel ill-at-ease to see, hear or say out loud. Maybe you’ve experienced it too. Maybe you have a similar story to share. Maybe it wasn’t you, but your best friend who had to experience it. Regardless of the situation, you are not alone. I am not alone. We are not alone. Growing up,…

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