Click here to view this article: “Lifestyle” and the Cycle of Constant Self Improvement
In an age where we perpetuate the idea of always needing to be perfect, have things like bullet journaling, Pinterest, and lifestyle Youtube channels sent us into a spiral of constant self improvement?
1 out of 2 U.S. millennials use Pinterest every month, and 86% of those pinners use the website to “plan life moments, big and small.” Is it any wonder why we’re all trying so hard to make everything in our lives look perfect? In Pinterest world, perfection is the only thing that exists.
Click here to view this article: 5 Ways I Learned to Deal With Negative Energy After Working in Customer Service Customer service. It can be a circus, and not in the fun, cotton candy and clowns kind of way. An entire area of Youtube exists to show “customer vs. employee” videos. Eight hour shifts can […]
Click here to view this article: How Yoga Helped Me Accept My Body After a Miscarriage I’ll never forget that feeling of pure terror I felt when I saw a steady stream of dark purple blood flowing out of me like waterfall. I’ll never forget the loud “thud” I heard in the toilet that night […]
Click here to view this article: 5 Tips For a Mindful Makeover Life seems to have lost its color. Things feel flat and you’re not even sure what you’re feeling. Sometimes you feel nothing at all and other times you want to burst into tears. You’re questioning your path in life. Maybe you don’t know […]
Click here to view this article: What An Abusive Relationship Taught Me About Love What is life? It’s moments that fate has created, like a collage throwing us all together, fitting puzzle pieces in correct places. Sometimes it’s one of those child-sized puzzles that are easy to put together; sometimes it’s a really complicated 1,000 […]
Click here to view the published article on The Everygirl: 10 Lessons I Learned as a Full-Time Nomad During the summer of 2014 I hopped a plane and left behind Quito, Ecuador; I had lived and taught English there for five years. Life had become a dull, dark, dreary (insert another word for depressing) hole and […]
Click here to view the published article: What Rock Climbing Taught Me About Failure Walking into the rock climbing gym, drenched from the pouring rain outside, I felt as nervous as I did on my first day of second grade in a new school. However, I was also enthusiastic about what was to come. You […]
Click here to view this article: Hello Giggles Your alarm rings in your ear with the intensity of Mount Vesuvius blasting its top. Your bed feels so comfy and warm that you’re thinking of calling in sick to work because the blankets have adopted you as one of their own. There are five full days of work ahead […]
Click here to view this article: The Everygirl How often do you read articles teaching you all the ways you can achieve your goals? Do you watch motivation videos on Youtube? Or maybe you’re one of those enthusiastic souls who lists all their yearly goals in a bullet journal with perfect hand lettering. In fact, a […]
Click here to view this article: 7 Ways To Break Out Of A Toxic Pursuer-Distancer Relationship Whether you’re the pursuer or the distancer, it’s not healthy. You’re sitting on the couch after a long day. Your turn to your partner to talk about your day in great detail. You touch his shoulder and try to cuddle […]