In 2020, I read a total of 27 books. I will be honest that I am not a very good book critic. I rarely find books that I truly dislike and tend to be very generous with my reviews. That being said, I will offer up a few notes/criticisms of some of these to give you… Read More The 8 Best Fiction Books I Read in 2020
After a year as difficult as 2020, New Year’s Resolutions seem a little pointless for 2021. As someone who is usually a die-hard New Year’s Resolutions maker, this feels a little weird. However, this year feels like it calls for a new tradition. Something to, break the cycle, if you will. Last year, I wrote… Read More 5 Things to Do INSTEAD of Setting New Year’s Resolutions
Learn to make 2 easy Halloween-themed cocktails and get inspired for your next Halloween costume/Halloween photoshoot below! Although not expressly Halloween related, we decided to have a little fun with the lights and the long black wig for some creative shots.
A few weeks ago, I found these beautiful strappy, snakeskin sandals that have become my new obsession and favorite pair of bold shoes. Despite having nowhere to wear them with the limited outings due to COVID, these Miami-vibe block heels are waiting for their moment to shine. In the meantime, I decided to go ahead… Read More Bold Shoes: How To Style Them 8 ways
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, therapist’s appointment books have been filling up across the nation as anxiety has ratcheted up. Even before the pandemic, the United States was one of the leading countries for anxiety disorders and other mental health problems. Research also shows that women, all across the world, are more likely… Read More On Anxiety and The Type-A Personality
Should you even consider an unpaid internship? If you had asked me about taking an unpaid internship a few months ago, I would have said no. Why? Because I believe that, in general, people deserve to be paid for their work. Unpaid internships are also disproportionately inaccessible and exclusionary to low-income students. Everyone’s time is… Read More Unpaid Internships: How to Know If They’re Worth It
I’ve always been quite a romantic when it comes to life. Grand ideas, courageous acts, and fairy-tale endings have always been my game. For this reason, I’ve always had a huge admiration for anyone who is an activist. I idealized people who dedicate their lives to helping others and stand up and speak for those… Read More Weekly Musings: What Makes an Activist?
While we may not officially be under “lockdown,” I have basically still been quarantining myself. Being busy with classes has helped keep the stir-craziness at bay for the most part. Grocery outings, picking up food, appointments and a couple of Target runs have been the extent of my outings. To make these not-so-exciting outings feel… Read More Quarantine Wardrobe: My Favorite Simple Pieces
By way of my half-way existence between my parent’s house and my college town – a scenario familiar to many American college students, my things tend to be scattered in every direction. My various boxes, bags and containers, all halfway unpacked with essentials, are ferried between homes every few months. While most people’s essentials consist… Read More Weekly Musings: The Magic of Old Notebooks
Before and after reading White Fragility, I read many reviews that either showered it with the highest praises or ripped it to shreds. While some of the negative reviews ended up just being lengthy rants that divulged greatly from the topic of race to yell about how this generation has never faced hardships and how… Read More White Fragility: Reading Notes and Reflections