I’m sick of being an over-giver…

I’m sick of being an over-giver and attracting people who only want to take from me and give back nothing in return. I shouldn’t even have to ask a person to treat me like a human being, rather than an object to be stored away on a shelf and taken out whenever it suits them.Continue reading “I’m sick of being an over-giver…”

Cottagecore | Return to nature and slow-living

Cottagecore can be classified as an aesthetic, style, or fashion. But the roots of cottagecore go deeper — as a movement. As a movement This movement began during the late 2010s, and really picked up by the start of the 2020s. It can be classified as a counterculture, like the modern-day hippies, as a pushbackContinue reading “Cottagecore | Return to nature and slow-living”

Anger is a shield, not a weapon

We are conditioned to believe that emotions are wrong, both the “good” and the “bad.” Of all the emotions, it seems that we fear anger the most. We believe that anger comes from a place of arrogance, that it leads to dangerous behavior and negative actions. In reality, it is the suppression of anger thatContinue reading “Anger is a shield, not a weapon”

When I say, “I’m a writer…”

When I say, “I’m a writer,” it does not necessarily mean I am a good one, and certainly not better than most. It does not mean I am sitting next to the highest and most qualified writers of all time. It does not make me special in any way. It’s simply what I do. WhenContinue reading “When I say, “I’m a writer…””

That was the broken version of me

I’m sorry to you. And when I say “you,” I don’t mean one specific person. I mean anyone who has only known the broken version of me. Life is a series of up and downs. We all go through phases — periods in which things are mainly peaceful and pleasant, along with periods in whichContinue reading “That was the broken version of me”

My childhood dance lessons & thoughts on the culture

I took dance class for the entirety of my childhood. I attended my first dance school from about ages 3-5. I actually STILL can remember what the studio looked like, I still have memories of changing dance shoes between classes, and can still see myself doing the butterfly stretch. It was a 3-in-one dance classContinue reading “My childhood dance lessons & thoughts on the culture”

Yes, I can do it all

I have a lot of interests and a lot of passions. My “struggle” is that I feel like I have to choose, to only focus on one interest, or one subject. There are so many things I want to learn more about, practice, and also teach others. There’s a lot. I have my blog, andContinue reading “Yes, I can do it all”