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International Women’s Day 2020

March 8th: International Women’s Day. One of my first posts to my blog when it transferred from a personal journal to a lifestyle was on International Women’s Day 2018. I remember writing it, choosing my words wisely as I had in my previous gender equality and feminism posts, careful not to ruffle feathers or be […]

The Meanings we attach.

I’ve been doing an extensive amount of psychology work recently researching the varying perspectives on debates from aggression to gender. It sparked a thought when I realized me and a new friend of mine, Katelyn, both place mental health and illness meanings to mountains. It made me consider the vast amount of people that exist […]

Lonely in a crowded room.

But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying. – The Fault in our Stars I thought of this quote as I began this blog post, reminded of the scene just before I began typing. It felt rather poignant to the term lonely too. Loneliness is […]

A possum playing dead.

I am currently a possum playing dead. Every morsel of my mind and body wanted to run away. Each part of me crumbling into a thousand pieces faced by how truly broken I feel. The pain overwhelming and the hope dwindling into the glimpses of sunlight on a rainy day. Yet I stayed, as messy, […]

today tomorrow forever Ella a familiar stranger

A Familiar Stranger: Book Review

Here is a different one for today, a book review. If you have stuck with me in my inconsistent blogging journey the last review you read from me was the other book of this wonderful author, Matthew Williams. His first book titled Something Changed found itself on my lap nearly two years ago kindly gifted […]