Tag: mindfulness

  • How to Re-Energize Back into a Routine

    Part of me doesn’t feel qualified to write this because I’ve lost touch with healthy routines so many times in the last few years. But actually, I feel like this makes me someone who can bring a lot of insight to the table when it comes to what is needed to truly create a sustainable…

  • My therapist says I’m brave: am I really?

    Short answer: yes. Long answer: I really fucking am. It takes a brave person to sit with their feelings and then do the thing their gut is telling them to do even though it’s the scariest option. This idea, although expressed in simple terms, is deeper and more complex than you would think. In a…

  • Freedom: Big and Small

    I’m sure many have wondered why so many queer people have hair that is somehow out-of-the-box. Like a feminine girl cutting her hair short, or someone bleaching and dyeing their hair a bold color on a random Thursday night. Queer people can be viewed negatively for this and looked down on as “weird” for the…

  • Yellow Flowers

    One of my friends gave me a notebook on New Year’s Eve in 2019. It’s a hardcover notebook with metal rings binding the pages together, which is my favorite kind, because when you open it to write, each page can truly lay flat for you. The notebook has yellow flowers on the cover and on…

  • 13 Inches Lighter

    On October 29, I chopped off all my hair. It wasn’t impulsive; I had been wanting to get this haircut for over a month, counting down the days until my appointment scheduled for the weekend I would be home from college. The product? A pixie cut that makes me feel like a real-life fairy, and…