TW Depression, Anxiety For several reasons, life has been heavy recently. As per usual, when life gets heavy, my brain does what it does best: retreat into a dark corner leaving me depressed and hardly functioning! The past 3 weeks have seen me spending way too much time in bed, having way too hard a time focusing at work, and consuming way too much caffeine. … Continue reading The Aftermath
A couple weeks ago, I felt inspired to write about my Uncle John and the adventures that we went on when I was younger. This week, I decided to write about another familial relationship, using a topic I’ve had in my blog archive for a while. I wanted to share about being besties with my parents. Being an only child, I was around my parents … Continue reading Realizing My Parents are Some of My Best Friends
This week on the blog, my fiancé Dan wanted to come on and share about all of the toys that he got as a kid for Christmas. Whether they were fun, dangerous, or anywhere in between, get ready for one blast from the past! Christmas is supposed to be about giving right? But when we were kids? Yeah, not so much! I’m sure your father … Continue reading Ghosts of Christmas Toys Past
When I was a kid, every time she saw me, my grandmother would ask me what I had in common with an elephant, to which I always replied, “An elephant never forgets!” Even as a child, my family could see that I had a great memory. Pretty much anything anyone said or did would instantly stick in my head. And I was a nosy kid, … Continue reading What Do an Elephant and I Have in Common…?
“Learn how to think outside the box.” “This job requires someone who can think outside the box.” “Take this course on how to think outside the box.” Everywhere, “thinking outside the box” is seen as a valuable skill. As a student, as an employee, and even just as a human, outside-the-box thinking is lauded. But here’s the thing: we’re surrounded by boxes. Friends, family members, … Continue reading There Is No Box