an open letter to those contributing to the stigma:

Dear reader,  Through the grapevine, I heard recently that a blog of this nature is very detrimental to my future career. This was a significant setback for me, because I would never do anything  purposely to jeopardize my future. I've worked very hard to get where I am today. I believe I am quite hardworking ...

wake up call

day 7 These past 7 days, I've done my best to articulate how I'm feeling on my social media platforms. In the theme of honesty, writing these posts have been quite emotionally draining, but also an incredible wake up call to me. At this point, I think it would be selfish to keep quiet. My 7 ...

more than surface level

day 6: sorry to ruin your week, but I've removed the filter  So, if you just started reading my blog this week, you're probably thinking I'm a Debby Downer and am just a super negative person. HOWVER, I'd like to just make a lil post reassuring you, my lovely reader, that I am quite the Positive ...

you can’t pour from an empty cup

Day 5 (on day 6): don't apologize for your mental health days  This isn't the first time I've said this, and probably not the last: mental health days are important The reason I didn't write yesterday was because I was really struggling with my mental health. It was obvious to everyone around me because apparently ...

february is just another f word that we should be offended by

day 4: there are much better months than February  Let's talk about how much this month sucks. Not just because it's in the dead of winter (even though today was +11, or the fact that I actually love winter ha ha,) but because this is a huge transition month. As a student, I have felt ...

why i stopped following *most celebrities on social media

day 3: think for yourself- your thoughts are legitimate As an avid social media user, I come across the same stories reposted with different captions all day. The day Kylie Jenner finally announced her pregnancy, she was probably trending on every news source worldwide, and is still talked about in every tabloid for something she ...

raw

day 2: raw and real #SundayFunday doesn't always apply to me, and it usually turns into a #SelfCareSunday. I hopefully am not the first person to say this, but self care isn't always bubble baths, sipping tea, and reading your favourite book. Sometimes, I define self care as being still, journaling, and logging off. Today's ...

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