Stories

importance of consent
Touching Anyone Without Consent Is Never Okay

I was considering renting from an agency and went to view a property. I wore…

imperfectly perfect
Striving To Be Imperfectly Perfect Is Just As Suffocating

I was a strict perfectionist in high school who gave myself no room for failure.…

lessons from my mother
Sunscreen & Other Life Lessons From My Mother

My mother says that the mid-twenties are the middle-age years of my skin. In some…

anger is sadness
Your Anger is Sadness in Disguise

Your friend flakes on your lunch plans again. The guy you really like ghosts you.…

why do we not encourage creativity
Why Do We Not Applaud & Encourage Creativity?

I was a preschool teacher and still am at heart. It taught me a lot…

rejection when dating
Rejection Means You Were Brave Enough To Go For It

Rejection. Gosh, if faced with the choice of rejection or anything else, I think I’d…

setting personal boundaries
How Learning To Set Boundaries Has Changed My Life

Recently, on a podcast, Bella Hadid spoke about how a lack of personal boundaries led…

live freely as a woman without fear
Finding The Courage To Live Freely In Spite Of Fear

I’m running alone. The late afternoon sun is already casting shadows on the path, a…

why I journal
This Is Why I Journal

“Even though we may all become extinct, we can still leave our footprint in the…

choosing to love yourself
5 Small Ways I’m Choosing Love This Year

February is a tough month for a lot of women, myself included. I typically sulk,…