Quarantine Chronicles: The Importance of Hobbies

Recently, I’ve been seeing a lot of memes and posts about “Fuck the people who tell you now is the time to find a hobby, start a new side hustle, etc” You know the drill. We can’t ever seem to find any balance in this society; either we’re working ourselves to death or we’re self-caringContinue reading “Quarantine Chronicles: The Importance of Hobbies”

One Year Later…

Today I’m taking a little break from skincare to talk about something that’s been on my mind lately. It’s been almost year since I blew up my whole life, and in that time I have been able to reconnect with the person I missed so dearly: Myself. Stepping out over a cliff, not knowing ifContinue reading “One Year Later…”

[Good] Hair

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been keenly aware of my hair. Hating it. Loving it. Straightening it. Spending tons of money on it. My family fighting about it. And this was all by the age of 5. By 10 I started straightening my hair everyday. And last year I finally fulfilled my dream ofContinue reading “[Good] Hair”

Letting Go

It’s literally a question as old as time: How do we let go of things, even when we don’t want to? I would suppose that boundaries are a good preemptive measure. But who—at any age or emotional maturity level—is actually an expert at setting and maintaining all their boundaries? (If you are one of thoseContinue reading “Letting Go”

Health?

“Does this spark joy?” – Marie Kondo For the past 6 months of my life, I have been working hard to become “healthy”. That is such a broad statement so let me break it down. I have been working to identify unhealthy people, situations and emotions, and then rectify them by either saying goodbye orContinue reading “Health?”

To The Girl Who Lost Herself (But is Ready to be Found)

You start to feel invincible, like nothing could ever hurt you again. Like the trauma of your past will never again rear its ugly head in your dreams. It didn’t take me long to become addicted to that feeling. This is for the one who hasn’t been herself lately, and not in the cliche, Instagram inspirationalContinue reading “To The Girl Who Lost Herself (But is Ready to be Found)”

The Privilege of Perspective

“I always tell my mom, there’s no such thing as balance. Balance is the sum total of how you prioritize people, things and situations in your life…” As many of you know, I recently graduated college, moved back home and have no job prospects at the moment. By today’s standards, I should be preparing toContinue reading “The Privilege of Perspective”

The B Word: Boundaries

In a world where everything from messaging to food to even sex is all “instant”, how do we draw our hypothetical lines in the sand? As young adults we’re encouraged to give our all. Whether it’s throwing ourselves full force into a relationship, working our fingers to the bone at a new job, or pullingContinue reading “The B Word: Boundaries”