So, how are you doing? The question seems easy at first, but don’t be fooled. It’s actually absurdly complicated. Because really, who actually knows how they’re doing? I went for a hike today, and as I wandered along the trail (possibly imagining myself to be Katniss Everdeen), I asked myself how I was doing. How … More Do You Know How You Are?
I spend entirely too much time looking for things. Don’t ask me what I’m looking for, because I have no idea. Which is probably part of the problem. It’s just a general sort of looking. Waiting. Wondering when “it” is going to come along. But what the hell is it anyway? To get philosophical here, I … More Let Me Know When You Find “It”
Okay, fine. I’ll admit it. I’m addicted to One Direction. I am a 22 year old woman with a full time job, and I’m a Directioner. For those of you who aren’t familiar, One Direction is the latest British confection put together by none other than Simon Cowell – and they are more or less … More 1D (or) How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Boy Band
Oh yes, kids. The “F” word. The big one. Feminism. You can’t spit these days without hitting the debate over women’s rights. As for me, well, I’m a woman who wants to make her own choices. I’m a feminist. I’m also a Catholic, a liberal, a dancer, a writer, and one of those people who … More The “F” Word
“Oh, (s)he’s too good for me.” Ever said that? Or felt it? You meet someone and they just seem so incredible, so wonderful, so absolutely everything you’ve ever wanted, that you just automatically know they’re far too good for the likes of you? Yeah, well, that’s the person you should try for. I spent a … More “Too Good for Me”
Too often, I think, we’re our own worst critic instead of our own best friend. I mean, think about the way you treat your friends. The people you love and care about. Most likely you’re generous, forgiving, supportive, and always in their corner (but willing to give some tough love if necessary). Now think of … More Be Your Own Best Friend
I am not, by nature, a particularly competitive person. I never played sports, I wasn’t really brought up with any sort of competitive spirit, it’s just not how I jive – at least when it comes to the ordinary things you’d expect someone to be competitive about. I push myself in my mind all the … More It’s Not Whether You Win or Lose, It’s … What is it?