Time will tell… and unveil illusions…

Time will tell… and unveil illusions…

Do you ever notice how people tend to check the time more often when they’re stressed, or losing their minds? Check their phones, their watches, the clock, etc. There’s a reason for that. Constantly checking the time is like grasping onto reality when it’s slipping away. It could also be checking the calendar, checking the [...]

Peppermint tea ~ I strive to be the fool! I strive to be the VALOR!

Peppermint tea ~ I strive to be the fool! I strive to be the VALOR!

Good morning everyone, and happy Tuesday. Today I'm drinking peppermint tea. Although Christmas is over, it still tastes great for the wintertime. We are coming into the new year now. One of my personal goals last year was to open up more, and I really feel like I have. I've learned that I end up [...]

Top 10 Controversial Lana Del Rey songs

Top 10 Controversial Lana Del Rey songs

Lana Del Rey has been scorned by the critics over the years as controversial. She has been accused of glamorizing pain and romanticizing abuse. They say she feminizes herself too much, while applauding the strong male archetype that our society has now labeled as "toxic masculinity." Critics claim she is not progressive enough, steering away [...]

The Fear of Anger

The fear of anger is more destructive than anger itself... We get so worried about angering others, or letting others make us angry. But that's silly, because anger is just one of the many emotions we experience on a daily basis -- like sadness, happiness, excitement, anxiety, dread, hope, etc. What's worse than becoming angry [...]

Trust & boundaries

Why do we trust the wrong people and distrust the right ones? Why do we put boundaries against those who care, and let down our walls for those who don't? Why is a teenager more likely to follow what a celebrity endorses while calling their best friend a backstabber? Why do well-educated adults trust everything [...]

DESPERATION

DESPERATION

Desperation can be a good thing. I used to be so worried about "bothering people." It was my greatest fear. I never want to make things difficult for others, or come across as annoying. I used to think it was one of the worst things in the world, to come across as desperate. But I've [...]

Ladies, let go

Ladies, let go

The problem with girls is that we can be brats. We don't want to work for anything and feel like the world owes us something. As little girls, we are catered to and adored because of childlike cuteness, and we learn to rely on this. Then we turn into princesses and we expect perfection not [...]