Life Lessons Learned the Hard Way: Letting People Go

Your twenties are a weird time, man. When my friends and I left high school, most of us had been together since kindergarten. I think we all left high school with the intention of maintaining contact and staying up to date with each others lives. I think that every friend group does that. Most of … More Life Lessons Learned the Hard Way: Letting People Go

Respect Your Selfie: Why I’ll Take as Many Damn Selfies as I Please

People seem to be getting inordinately upset with other people taking photos of themselves these days. But like…why? About a year ago, I realized that almost every negative thing that I thought about another person came from a place of jealousy and it changed my entire outlook. Let me be blunt: acknowledging that you’re being a … More Respect Your Selfie: Why I’ll Take as Many Damn Selfies as I Please

How My Social Media Addiction is Killing My Creative Soul

I woke up this morning (I use the term “morning” loosely, it was almost noon) and immediately turned to my phone. I started checking emails, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat stories, and Twitter and then repeated that about twelve more time as I switched aimlessly between apps for status updates. By the time I locked my phone … More How My Social Media Addiction is Killing My Creative Soul

‘Tis the Season for Depression, Fa La La La La….

It’s that beautiful time of year, folks. Cookies, caroling, twinkling lights, a fat man breaking into your house via chimney, and crippling depression. Truly a magical time. If you’re like me, the “winter blues” is less of “blues” and more of “feelings of  extreme worthlessness and paranoia”. My brain feeds me cute quotes about how … More ‘Tis the Season for Depression, Fa La La La La….

A Watered Down Post: Quick Thoughts on Overhydration

You’ve seen them. We’ve all seen them. Those photos of the gallons of water with cute little phrases on them to keep you motivated to drink. So cute and trendy, right!? No. No it’s not. Who in their right mind just carries around an entire jug of water through their day to day activities? Who … More A Watered Down Post: Quick Thoughts on Overhydration

Video Game Therapy: Fighting My Battles with a Controller

I grew up as a very anxious child. I had a wonderful childhood, but for some reason I was just predisposed to being an anxious mess. I remember spending a lot of time panicking in the nurse’s office throughout elementary and middle school but I don’t think I really understood what was happening until I … More Video Game Therapy: Fighting My Battles with a Controller

Making Yoga Stick for Unmotivated Schmucks Like Me

The idea of yoga is super nice, right? Calm music playing in the background while a toned woman stands in front of you and tells you to wrap your legs around your body twice while balancing on your pinky finger and breathing rhythmically. So nice. In all seriousness, yoga kinda sucked when I first started. … More Making Yoga Stick for Unmotivated Schmucks Like Me

ASMR Sorcery: Sounds that Melt Your Brain for the Better

Listen up kids, I’m about to tell you about some ways to make your brain feel like it’s melting. COOL! Let me throw some science shit at you before I get into my personal experiences with this crazy thing called ASMR. ASMR stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response and is defined by my good pal … More ASMR Sorcery: Sounds that Melt Your Brain for the Better