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What’s life without a bit of wandering?
What does 'wanderlust' mean for you?
Things to know about depression
If you are trying to be there for a loved one who's battling a mental illness, here's a bit of insight and ways to help, based on my experiences.
Books are pretty great.
There's nothing like starting (and finishing) a new and amazing book. Here are a few of my favorite recent reads (in no particular order).
Her freshly manicured nails tapped quickly on her Mac keyboard. She sat, perched, bolt-upright at her desk. She always sat like that but this afternoon, she was more rigid, her shoulders tense. She was nervous as hell, but focused on her work. Her eyes pierced her computer screen, determined to finish this stupid email before… … Continue reading it’s magic.
This craft brewery should be on everyone’s radar
One of the things I love about living in Austin, Texas is the local beer scene. Here, it’s about more than just great beer, it’s about the community that surrounds it. So, I'm really excited to report on the newest brewery to enter the Austin scene: Lazarus Brewing Co.
A Betchy Book Review: I Had A Nice Time (And Other Lies)
I'm not entirely sure how long I've been following The Betches'...but it's been a while...pretty much before Twitter was cool (and it's not any more, so that should be a giveaway). So I'll start this off with admitting I may have a bit of bias. Then again, my bias doesn't really matter much because I Had … Continue reading A Betchy Book Review: I Had A Nice Time (And Other Lies)
“Girl Power” – Ginger Spice
I got into kind of a bizarre discussion recently with a new friend. I'm not entirely sure how it was brought up, but he asked if I was a "feminist." If you've seen my Instagram profile, you'll notice that it's listed as one of my keywords; however, I hesitated before answering because that's really all … Continue reading “Girl Power” – Ginger Spice
Being a turtle would be pretty cool.
I was given a crazy writing prompt a while back, in one of my job applications. I didn’t get a call, so I have no idea what they were looking for…but they asked me to pretend I was a turtle, and write down some thoughts in a few short paragraphs. I thought my story was … Continue reading Being a turtle would be pretty cool.
The Cure for Writer’s Block
Writer's block: The dreaded complication any creative may face at any given time. Some of us simply remain idle until some burst of creativity hits. I prefer to be more proactive. Whether you’re a blogger, journalist, screenwriter, or even a published novelist, the most dangerous thing to do is give in to your creative … Continue reading The Cure for Writer’s Block