September Goals For A Clearer and Calmer Mind

I have been depressed and angry for the past few months. It comes and it goes. Most of the time the intervals of my depression were a few months apart. Nowadays, it’s getting short and shorter. Over the years, I have figured out my pattern of behavior which would sometimes lead to a huge mental …

How I Finally Got The Courage To Be A Writer

I always labeled myself as a writer but back when I was 18 I never had anything published. Neither did I try to get published. I spent most of my time writing on this blog with only very few readers who would occasionally leave nice comments. But it still felt like I was only a …

Why You Should Be Watching ‘The Bold Type’

Career, love, friendship, and LGBTQ representation this show should be your favorite. When YouTube recommended me the season one trailer of “The Bold Type,” I was curious and was immediately hooked. Not only did it star my favorite American Idol contestant Katie Stevens but it felt like a modern “Sex and The City” –without a penis …

Sober Truths of a Drunkard

Growing up, my father told me marriage is a lie I shouldn’t believe romance movies or pastors Telling me marriage is the cornerstone of love They’re not asking for approval of some God They are not licensing their right to love and to hold All they want is a grand Facebook post They’re not celebrating …

Pieces of Peace: For Every Person I’ve Been With

I was thirteen-years-old when I had my first kiss.  It was wet. I didn’t understand what was happening. Was it supposed to feel this way? I’ve watched enough teen sitcoms and romantic comedies to know how a kiss should look like. Assuming it felt as great as having a killer soundtrack while you’re making out. …