I’m 20. I grew up with the assumption that I would go to University and achieve my dreams and the hope that along the way I’d fall in love and have my own romance-story to tell. And despite being an avid reader with an optimistic and hopeful mind, reality has begun to sink in about the way in which the world works. And simply put, … Continue reading Why I don’t want to get married.
I struggled with perfectionism a lot of my life because I grew up believing that if I could somehow be the perfect human being, I could make my life alright. I would be on top of “things”, achieving my dreams, prepared for the worst. Moreover, people would be proud of me, I would be happy and most of all, I wouldn’t disappoint those closest to … Continue reading Perfectionsim
It’s an interesting feeling, wanting to go home when you no longer have one to go to. People say so casually “I want to go home”, usually meaning their home town or country and/or their parents’ house. The place they grew up in most cases. Everybody thinks everyone else must have a home like them. Otherwise, how did you get here? But the concept of … Continue reading Home
You step on to the train, seconds to spare and slightly out of breath. You give a small smirk for your mini victory and set off to conquer your next battle as the train lurches into motion. You flop down into the only booth with an empty bench and scooch over to the window seat. You sigh as you adjust your headphones, preparing for the … Continue reading For You (One Shot Mini Story)
Whether you’re a super-fan (I’m looking at you Charity ;)), just watched the TV or don’t even care about the whole thing, I hope this quotes make you think or laugh or even try the books. I plan to add to this as I go along by the way… (And yes; the books are better than the series.) “Chaos is a ladder” “Fear cuts … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Quotes from Game of Thrones (so far…)
“For what it’s worth… it’s never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit. Start whenever you want.” Watching Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globe speech, I was taken immediately back to the time in the 3rd grade my teacher Mr.Stephenson got us all to pretend to be someone we admired. My decision at the time … Continue reading Speaking My Truth
Disclaimer: I do not have the answers and my knowledge/opinions on this topic are based on my knowledge at the time of this post. They are just a rough starting point and my point of view on the matter. Constructive criticism and thoughts are welcomed. THE BASICS Feminism at its core is the belief that men and women should have equal rights. The “social, political … Continue reading The Face of Feminism Part 1: The Basics