I don’t read as much as I used to, and I miss it

During my freshman year of high school, I walked to my hometown’s public library almost every day after school. I settled into a patterned armchair across from the fireplace in the back corner of the library, where I quietly listened to music and worked on homework. If I didn’t have a lot to do, I […]

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What to Do When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

At the beginning of June, I had a clear vision of what I wanted to do with my blog this summer. Then, I went through a creative rut. I did not write a post (or even attempt to write a post) for a month. That’s the longest I have ever gone since I started blogging […]

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Six Fashion Tips You Need to Know If You’re Heading to the Beach

I don’t know about you, but I love spending time at the beach. Whether it’s a brief walk along the shore or a full day of relaxing in the sand, I never pass on the opportunity to head to the water. While I was on a day trip at the beach last week, I made […]

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I wore pink every day for an entire week, and here’s how it went

I’ve been in a fashion rut lately. And when it comes to fashion ruts, my thought process has always been this: If you’re bored, you should try something different. That’s precisely what I decided to do. For an entire week, I wore exclusively pink outfits. Although I like pink, it’s easily the color I wear the least. […]

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Five Things You’re Doing Wrong With Your Skin

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If there’s one aspect of beauty that’s without a doubt worth investing in, it’s skincare. Although it’s easy to disregard the importance of skincare, you have to remind yourself that your skin will be with you no matter what. It might be a nuisance to take care of it. And it might not seem like […]

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How to Make Your Mornings More Tolerable

Waking up isn’t fun for anybody. The jarring sound of your alarm disrupting your peaceful sleep can make the morning almost unbearable. I for one used to despise the mornings. And while I don’t exactly love them now, I do feel better about them because of the little steps I’ve taken to make them tolerable. […]

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The Struggle of Getting Started

My drafts are flooded with blog posts that will probably never be written. Some of them are only headlines. Others contain a couple of poorly strung together paragraphs and maybe a few photos. There are even several that don’t have any useable components at all; they’re literally just sentences that say things like “write post […]

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Is Creative Embarrassment A Thing? I Think So.

Do you ever feel a twinge of insecurity right before you share your creative work with someone? Even if you’re 100 percent proud of what you’ve created, a small part of yourself feels doubtful about showing it to others, and you can’t explain why.   I have this theory that I’ve dubbed “creative embarrassment” for […]

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