The Stories You Tell Yourself

It’s often said that change is the only constant in life. In the month that’s passed since my last blog post, this sentiment has been my biggest point of reflection. Every day, I wake up before the sun rises and I am alone with my thoughts. I find myself gravitating toward the same introspection each morning, the same yearning for …

Rejecting Helplessness, Choosing You

Two words: impending doom. If you’re a student (or have ever been a student), you can probably relate to the fact that “impending doom” is the best way to characterize this time of the year. We are dangerously close to final exams. It’s that frustrating time when you start to feel the pressure of studying for exams but are also …

Loving Your Vessel

***Disclaimer: This week’s Self-Care Sunday post deals with societal pressures to have a perfect body and discusses topics such as diet culture and restriction. This post is not about eating disorders but could be potentially triggering for those who have experienced eating disorders or something similar. Please take care of yourself if this is a sensitive topic for you! The …

Spring Clean Your Mind

So I slipped into another YouTube wormhole this weekend. After last week’s reflection on saying “no” and drawing personal boundaries, I decided to have a full weekend dedicated to spending quality time with myself. After my spring break trip, I knew I needed to turn down every single invitation and take a few days to just do whatever felt good …

One Word = A Complete Sentence

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on how I show up in the world. I know that sounds pretty vague but stick with me. I think there is this continuum of how we can show up and it ranges from active to passive, deliberate to accidental. This isn’t something inherent to each person. I think people can shift …