Reflections

Eyebrows as a metaphor for love

I have recently moved, started a new job, thrown myself into volunteer work, reunited with friends, and began a class studying Ecolinguistics. All of these things are great excuses for not writing, but that is exactly what they are; excuses. The truth is, I have not felt the inkling to write anything because my life… Continue reading Eyebrows as a metaphor for love

Reflections

Dear sexual harasser, here’s what you did to me

The topic of sexual assault has been making serious headlines for the past month as a result of the appalling ruling on the Brock Turner case. In case you missed it, he raped a woman who was unconscious behind a dumpster and he only received a six-month jail sentence. A stark injustice indeed and seemingly… Continue reading Dear sexual harasser, here’s what you did to me

Reflections

Behold, the powers of sisterhood

I was scrolling through Instagram aimlessly today and one of my favorite blogs, HelloGiggles, posted a quote: “Female friendships that work are relationships in which women help each other belong to themselves”-Louise Bernikow. This quote could not have crossed my path at a better time. Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on life… Continue reading Behold, the powers of sisterhood

Reflections

Cracking the perfectionist shell by taking a year off life

Good, not great? Great, not fabulous? Fabulous, not mondo-fabulous?-Lorelai from Gilmore Girls I have recently been talking a lot about how I sick of reading articles about twenty somethings going through a “quarter-life crisis” and trying to figure out their lives. Countless blog posts and articles talk about the 10 things that are too real… Continue reading Cracking the perfectionist shell by taking a year off life

Reflections

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert is more than your typical self-help book

“So this, I believe, is the central question upon which all creative living hinges: Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you?”  Preach, Liz Gilbert. Preach. Very few books these days have the powerful ability to leave a person completely in question of everything about their lives. However,… Continue reading Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert is more than your typical self-help book