There are a few films my parents can still recite by heart due to repeated viewings in my youth. Their favorite songs to sing when thinking about them are still The Cat in the Hat and Gaston. As a young person obsessed with books and already over machismo, I felt akin to Belle and who she was. … Continue reading In Review: Beauty and the Beast
When I was younger my mom used to call me a chameleon. She'd say I took on the traits of whoever I was around in an effort to understand the world and the people around me. I lived to discern others and know them for who they were. This has carried into my adult life--although … Continue reading an empathetic life: navigating opinions and ideas that disagree with your own
Happy Almost-Friday! Last summer, I started bullet journaling and it changed how I organized my life in the best way possible. The concept seems complicated, but it's really pretty simple. Some of the best breakdowns of the process have been done by Buzzfeed, LifeHacker, and Tiny Ray of Sunshine. The basic principle of the Bullet … Continue reading the holy grail of organization: bullet journal basics
Today I took a walk. I remember when studying abroad in England how the thing to do Sundays was go walking in the country. Of course, England had gorgeous country paths and hamlets in between city suburbs, so it wasn't hard to find a beautiful place to go. When I woke up today, I … Continue reading sunday musings: the feeling of home
Grief is hard. Out of all the things I have encountered in my life, I can easily say grief is one I don't know how to handle. It comes in waves. Sometimes, you can feel so rejuvenated, like a new person, like the pain has passed. The next day, so tired you barely want to … Continue reading sunday musings: the power of feeling
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A New Year's Resolution - we all make them in some way, not necessarily audibly, but at some point we've all committed to completing some new goal as the countdown begins. We're hopeful the year to come will be filled with new, exciting prospects and intend to face them head on. And then the year … Continue reading living for joy: a 2017 resolution