An Open Letter To The Woman Who Insulted My Face

(cover photo by HMCB Photography) To the elderly woman in the hair salon who insulted my face: You will most likely never read this because, without profiling too much, you seem like the type of elderly person who prefers to avoid the internet if you can help it (which is totally fine. Maybe more young... Continue Reading →


On Charlottesville

It’s taken me a few days to process my thoughts on Charlottesville. Aside from the more immediate sensations of anger, resentment, outrage and frustration, I also found myself confronted with the question of how to address this event publicly without doing any of the following: allowing my anger to take precedent over my professional responsibility... Continue Reading →

You Are Here

You are here, and that's okay. This has been my steady mantra for the past few weeks. Like most twenty-somethings, I'm finding that transitioning into adulthood isn't always as seamless as our friends on Instagram make it seem, and that even during the times when I do feel like I'm killin' it out there in the real... Continue Reading →

About a month ago, I made a decision to dedicate much more of my time to health, wellness, and body positivity. At first, it was a breeze. I felt happier, had much more energy (with way less nausea and abdominal discomfort), became motivated to make the most out of my days, and even landed a new... Continue Reading →

Depression and Joblessness

Let me tell you how my day started.   I woke up, begrudgingly rolled out of bed, and made my way to the bathroom. After completing my usual morning activities (shower, coffee, meager breakfast, more coffee…) I brought myself to the bathroom mirror to start my makeup (because when you have a date with the... Continue Reading →

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