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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The Year of Investing in Myself

I’m a little over a week late on posting my New Year’s resolutions…but better late than never! I wanted to take the time to put some real thought into them. While I definitely want to eat healthier and work out more (AKA the “typical” resolutions) there are a lot of other things I can do […]

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Medication Generation

Some people think that depression is just a “trend.” That it’s become not only mainstream and acceptable to say that you have depression, but that it has actually become cool. One quick scan of Twitter will reveal that half of our feeds are covered in jokes and memes about being depressed. And, just like with anything else, […]

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Cinnamon Crunch Banana Muffins

As I touched on in one of my most recent posts, my apartment in CT had a roach problem. I didn’t go into detail about how bad it really was, and a food post probably isn’t the place to…but basically, I didn’t use my kitchen for the last five-or-so months of living there. Needless to […]

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Listen Up: My Favorite Podcasts

Before I started commuting from Connecticut to New York every day, I did not understand the whole podcast thing. Whenever I tried listening to one, I found myself focusing in on the host’s voice and, frankly, letting it bug me to death. For those of you that have heard me speak, you’re probably rolling your […]

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Oui ou Non? My Guide to Paris

I’ve been talking about going to Paris for the last couple of years, but for one reason or another it never worked out. I had been with my family as a kid, but I was too young to fully appreciate it. Earlier this fall, I finally said YOLO! I asked my best friend from home, […]

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A (Colorful) Life Update

Hello, Friends & Followers! If you’re reading this, it means you haven’t given up on the blog even though I’ve been such a slacker about posting. I’ve even been terrible about keeping up with the blog Insta…that’s when you know I’m busy! I’m not entirely convinced that anyone really cares to know what’s going on […]

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