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How to figure out what you really want to do with your life

How to figure out what you really want to do with your life

They start asking us when we’re 5 what we want to be when we grow up. By the time you graduate from high school, you’re supposed to have a plan. We are supposed to know what we want to do with our lives from a […]

Confession: I have no idea what I’m doing

Confession: I have no idea what I’m doing

May is mental health awareness month, and I wanted to write this really meaningful, impactful post. It’d be great to talk about my anxiety, depression, and general struggles to human – and how I’ve overcome them. Problem is… I haven’t. Surprise! I have no idea […]

Don’t mess with your inner calm

Don’t mess with your inner calm

Life is busy, hard and wonderful all at once, and we only get one shot at it. There are no rehearsals, no do-overs, and no practices. This is it. When it comes to the way that you live your life, do you want to live […]

Signs you’re not loving yourself as much as you should

Signs you’re not loving yourself as much as you should

Life is way too short to be worried about what other people think. I tell myself this all the time, but it doesn’t always sink in. The way we think and feel about ourselves is honestly what matters the most. When you struggle with a lack […]

A rough week of getting sick and getting anxious

A rough week of getting sick and getting anxious

My body is wonky in a lot of ways, but I think the most obnoxious is how easily I get sick. There was a chunk of my childhood where I’d suddenly get sick, land in the ER, and spend a week in the hospital every […]

What my first job has taught me

What my first job has taught me

I waited for a job for so long. In high school, I watched with envy as the other kids picked up shifts at McDonalds or babysitting. It killed me to know that they got to earn their own money to spend on whatever they wanted, […]

My life at the moment | A chatty little update in April

My life at the moment | A chatty little update in April

My friends and I were all obsessed with Xanga in middle school? Does anyone else remember Xanga? I feel like most people were on Livejournal, but I could never get the hang of it. Anyway, we’d all log on and write about our boring, 12 […]

Dodging the disability debt spiral

Dodging the disability debt spiral

Not so fun fact: having a disability makes debt far more likely. Why? For a lot of reasons – enough that I could have a separate blog dedicated to the issue. Having a disability can make it difficult to work in a million different ways. […]

Smartphone Fun: How Your Phone Can Keep You Occupied When You’re at a Loose End

Smartphone Fun: How Your Phone Can Keep You Occupied When You’re at a Loose End

Is there anything worse than sitting around waiting? If you’re like me, you get bored way too easily. Those moments when it feels like you have nothing to do are agonizing. It could be when you’re waiting for a bus or sitting on a train […]

Happiest stories from March!

Happiest stories from March!

I don’t know about you, but I tend to dwell. There are so many horrible, depressing things happening in the world and sometimes it feels like that’s all I, or anyone else, ever focus on. People who know me might not believe me when I […]