Top 10 Controversial Lana Del Rey songs

Lana Del Rey has been scorned by the critics over the years as controversial. She has been accused of glamorizing pain and romanticizing abuse. They say she feminizes herself too much, while applauding the strong male archetype that our society has now labeled as “toxic masculinity.” Critics claim she is not progressive enough, steering awayContinue reading “Top 10 Controversial Lana Del Rey songs”

Fashion Trends ~ Kawaii / Creepy-Cute / Pastel Goth

Three very similar, yet completely distinct fashion trends: Kawaii, Creepy-cute, and Pastel Goth. These alternative styles are often mixed and matched. But they all have their own vibe. Kawaii Kawaii is a part of Japanese culture that equates to “cuteness.” The literal translation of the word means the act of blushing, because something is soContinue reading “Fashion Trends ~ Kawaii / Creepy-Cute / Pastel Goth”

30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (YELLOW) day 15: share a happy quote

“A secret to happiness is letting every situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be, and then making the best of it.”

Wish Wednesday ~ faith is the catalyst

All the things you wish for will never be handed to you on a silver plate, begging for you to come out of hiding and feast. If you lock your door, it will remain closed. No one is going to open it for you — they can’t. You are the one with the key. YouContinue reading “Wish Wednesday ~ faith is the catalyst”

Do you believe in ecstasy?

Tell me, do you believe in ecstasy? For most people, it’s just a fantasy. Will it ever find you, ever capture your soul and hold you until you feel rapture? Sliding down slopes of exhilaration til every cell in your body is in exaltation Going beyond happiness, beyond state of bliss Paradise of pleasure andContinue reading “Do you believe in ecstasy?”

Laughter & Smiles

What is laughter? But a nervous reaction To uncomfortable feelings Lit with passion Listen closely To the outbreak of madness For, laughter indeed Is an expression of sadness What is a smile? But an awkward tug At sweeping unpleasantness Under the rug Look a little closer At the lips so black and blue For, smilesContinue reading “Laughter & Smiles”

Day 1: List 10 things that make you really happy

Waking up on a rainy morning with no obligations for the day and lighting candles and making hot apple cider. Getting really excited about something with someone else or with a group of people and screaming. When somebody tells me something that is really insightful and changes my whole perspective. Going on a long hikeContinue reading “Day 1: List 10 things that make you really happy”

Anger sparks change

Why is there so much pressure to be happy 100% of the time? Most of the smiles we see every day are fake, forced. How come people can’t express their sadness or anger freely, without coming off as worrisome? You know who we should really be worrying about — those who convince us that theyContinue reading “Anger sparks change”

Dancing with dopamine

In my blood, running through my veins On my mind, wired in my brain Must have been incoded into my DNA Something so powerful that it must be locked away Chain it up and tie it down, teach it discipline and grasp it tight Assert who is boss, even if you have to scratch andContinue reading “Dancing with dopamine”