From a young age, I’ve had a passion for books. Picture books turned into elementary readers turned into B Jones, the Magic Tree House, Harry Potter, anything Nicholas Sparks, and so on. Lately, my reading list is filled with legal thrillers, political manifestos, autobiographies and philosophical fiction. While most books I’ve read range from average […]Read more "Value Your Values"
Lately, I’ve been applying for jobs for after graduation and I’ve found that I do not have the necessary hard skills for many of the jobs I would like to have. I don’t know how to use a certain software, I haven’t programmed in such and such language, etc. I know I’m capable of learning […]Read more "“Go On”"
When pregnant, many women develop a strong urge to clean, organize, and otherwise prepare a home for their coming baby. They tidy the home, prepare a nursery, read countless parenting books, and put together a hospital bag. While I am not expecting a child, I have found that lately I have been doing some serious […]Read more "Nesting: Preparing for the Birth of a New Me"
Symmetry has been said, scientifically, to be an indicator of human beauty. Women with level eyebrows, evenly spaced features, and identical eyes are more likely to be considered beautiful than those of us with an imbalance in our features. Of course, many find personal quirks endearing and charming, and that lopsided smile or crooked nose […]Read more "[A]symmetry"
Some days I know with out a doubt that events that occur in my life are the result of my conscious decisions to do one thing or another. These are the days where, good or bad, I feel utterly in control of my life. But then there are other days, like today, where despite my […]Read more "Float."
At some point in our lives each of us go through periods of change. Like big, big change. For some people these times are exciting and they relish the opportunity to experience something different, but for others these times elicit panic and uncertainty, self-doubt and trepidation. In a way, I think times like this relate […]Read more "Change: Crossing the Road"
Yesterday I saw the daily prompt and drew a blank. What in the world could I write stemming from the word “gone”? I know there were endless options but in the moment I couldn’t find anything that spoke to me. I decided to wait and hope something came to me throughout the day. Needless to […]Read more "Missed Opportunities"