Weekend Recap

Last week, I ran a poll on Instagram Stories to see if you guys would be interested in seeing a “weekend recap” category on the blog. All but one person said yes, so here I am trying it out! If you find it ridiculously boring, please feel free to let me know…preferably in a nice […]

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Can Heartbreak Be a Good Thing?

Heartbreak sucks, obviously.  The name alone describes an injury to our most important organ.  And it doesn’t just describe pain from the end of a romantic relationship. It can mean the dissolution of a friendship, an estrangement from a relative, the loss of a job, the diagnosis of an illness…the list could go on forever.  […]

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How to Avoid Texting Him

We’ve all been there. You desperately want to text your ex or your crush or whoever it is that you really shouldn’t be texting. It may sound petty, but you want to stand your ground for whatever reason. Maybe you’re the one that always initiates things and you want him or her to step it up. Maybe […]

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Talking Shop

Hey, friends! Long time no see. Or, in your case, read.  I reached out to my Instagram followers on my personal account the other day to find out what you all would like to see more of. Some of you were super helpful, some of you trolled me, and most of you just watched my story […]

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Book Review: Sweetbitter

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Stephanie Danler’s Sweetbitter has been on my list for a while. When it first came out, it was on every “must read” list I came across. I actually borrowed it from the library at one point, but couldn’t get into it at the time. Sometimes our lives just aren’t in the right place for certain books…and […]

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Let it Out, Honey: Journaling

Really hope you guys got that Mean Girls reference. Anyway… It’s pretty obvious that I love to write. That’s why I started this blog, after all, and it’s what I do for a living, too! While I spend most of my day in front of a computer screen, I love getting my hands on a […]

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Are Therapy & Dating the Same Thing?

Therapy is like dating. To be more specific, finding a suitable therapist is like finding a suitable significant other. In both cases, you do lots of research. Insurance websites and doctor rating sites aren’t so different from dating apps and social media stalking. Do they look normal? Are they accomplished? Where are they from? Where’d […]

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Book Review: The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give may be in the Young Adult genre, but it should be read by everyone living in this country, regardless of age. My soon-to-be sister-in-law gave me this one after hearing glowing reviews from her students.  The novel by Angie Thomas is narrated by Starr, a 16-year-old black girl straddling the line […]

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