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Reflection

Tomorrow is the last day of this impossible year, and I’m waiting for 2017 with a mixture of hope and trepidation. This year I’ve learned that there are times when I must let things be, and other times when being quiet simply won’t do. In the last few weeks, I’ve really felt this need for change in my life. Granted, I’ve felt this before. In fact, I believe I’ve blogged about it. But this time it’s different. This time there’s a pulling in my gut, a nagging that won’t go away. There’s an odd sense of urgency regarding my writing and my other creative endeavors.

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Mental health

Preserving Myself

I increasingly find myself practicing self-preservation. It often feels like I’m treating myself like a child. I ensure I’m watching mindless shows, make myself take naps if I’m too tired, unplug more often, and if I’m bothered I try to do something I know will bring me joy. I’ve noticed doing this helps my mental health a bit simply because I’m taking more control over the way I spend my time and media I intake.

Of course one should stay away from whatever may make their mental health worse, but oftentimes it’s not that simple. In using self-preservation, I find that I can better handle situations when avoidance is impossible.
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Random Thoughts

“Embrace Your Face!” “Yeah…Maybe Someday…”

I’m honestly the last person to follow this rule, but I feel like more people should embrace their face and love the way they look.

I’m guilty of trying to fix my face and hide my imperfections, to create the illusion that I’m as gorgeous the people around me. I’m guilty of avoiding pictures because I don’t like the way I look. I’m guilty of trying to find ways to make myself look as lovely on the outside as I am on the inside. Continue reading ““Embrace Your Face!” “Yeah…Maybe Someday…””

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A Month of Losses

I look forward to December every year. Not only is the month of my birthday, but it’s carries my favorite holiday: Christmas. Every December is a month of celebration, not only for my birthday and Christmas, but because school’s done, I have more free time to write, and I have extra hours to catch up with my friends. This December was completely different .

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