Words on Happiness

I used to think all I wanted in life was to be happy. But the truth is you can't just be happy all the time, it's absolutely impossible. To be human is not to have one emotion, one feeling, one mood, or one anything. We are complex multifaceted creatures with many different elements to each [...]

Alter

She gets up in the morning with confidence exuding from every pore. Delighted in what they day might bring, she puts together a bold outfit without a hint of hesitation. A disapproving look would only amuse her, as she embraces the very things about her that society might reject. There's no need to take a [...]

Words on Change

I started a new job a couple of weeks ago. It'sΒ a full time position working overnights at a domestic violence shelter for women and children. So I'm definitely adjusting to a new schedule. Here's the thing though, I love it. Here's the other thing; every single person I've told, be it friends, family, acquaintances, or [...]

The Quietest Person You’ve Ever Met

It's really no secret that I'm an introvert. I'll tell anyone who asks, and I'll tell them with pride. But I didn't always feel that way. The stereotypes that go along with introversion are frustrating and belittling. And I'd like to make it my goal to make people think otherwise. Over this past weekend, I [...]