Category: Blog

Can You Always Be Positive?

True happiness isn’t forever, it might not even be for a while. It is found in the moments we least expect it, and sometimes hidden in the times we need it most. Happiness is fleeting. When I say that happiness doesn’t last forever, I don’t mean that in a such a cynical way. I say

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Roundabouts.

I wanted to take the time today to reflect on the past month, and to introduce a series that I have been working on for quite a while now called Don’t Speak, a collection of stories and an in depth analysis on major events and issues that are not discussed enough in society. Additionally, I

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An Honest Review: “The Voice Of Knowledge” by Don Miguel Ruiz

I caved. I’ll admit it. I finally read the infamous series I heard so much about. My family told me to read it, every lifestyle blogger alive told me to read it, my dog told me to read it, even my my neighbor yelled over the fence, “You have to read this book!!” I may

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Using Poetry To Discuss Mental Illness

Today I’m returning to a more personal topic, or what I originally began this blog for: understanding and recovering from mental illness. Too many of us shy away from the topic in fear that we won’t attract as many readers, however we should all learn to make it a priority. After all, one of the

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Staying Authentic as a New Writer

Sometimes when I read through my own unpublished writing I look back and think, “That doesn’t even sound like me.” That’s because my voice as a new writer wasn’t entirely mine. It’s so clear to me that in the process of writing some of my older, unpublished pieces that I was holding back from stating

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