how to change your online life

Whether you’ve noticed it or not, I’ve been embracing plenty of change in my online life. I’m shifting my attention and consumption in new directions. Not only are these changes natural, but they’re also refreshing. So much of who we each are […]

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stop living in the future. be present.

There’s plenty of talk about the importance of being present, living life as it is right now. Except that feels pretty difficult when you live in the future. No, I don’t have a time machine, although I sometimes wish I did. The […]

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who I deserve. who YOU deserve.

Since I’m living on an island, this cliché rings true: there’s a lot of fish in the sea. A lot of people in this world. And a whole lot of opportunities to find love, fear, and everything in between. We’ve probably all […]

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when mental illness is a crutch

The big dilemma of the day: when faced with a challenge, is my judgment based off using my mental illness as a crutch or as a legitimate reason for struggle? The answer isn’t black and white. It’s not the same for every […]

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how to survive as an indecisive decision-maker

Find the word “indecisive” in the dictionary, and my name’s likely there. I am quite an indecisive person in a world requiring constant decisions. As you might assume, I get quite flustered by choices both insignificant and monumental. I’m chock-full of opinions […]

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an ode to the existential crisis

To say that the past few years have included an ongoing existential crisis would be an understatement. I’m talking full-on emotional breakdowns. Honestly feeling like I’m lost and worthless, occasional thoughts of wondering what the point of it all is. Those are […]

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the bathroom scale: weighing my progress

There’s a scale in my bathroom. On the floor, idly waiting for the next customer to take that fateful step. A numbered dial, a red pointer nudging up and down until it settles upon its answer. Such a simple invention, and yet […]

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how to power through a rough week

Last week was not easy. It was a rough week…but I still powered through. Most of the time, I felt like any semblance of progress I had made swirled down the drain. Did I ever really have it together if I can […]

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what it means to be twenty-two

In each new day, new life forms. For my case, my life began twenty-two years ago yesterday. I don’t ever plan much special celebration; it’s basically just another twenty-four hours of existence. Whether people remember or not (which I secretly hope they […]

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why new year's resolutions don't work

One year passes, only for another to take its place. Tear off the calendar page. Rekindle the burning ember as we carry the torch. Call it cheesy and cliché all you want, but there’s something about the energy on January 1st that […]

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