Category: Life Stuff

Missing You, Missing Us

Can we pretend for a second? Can we pretend the universe is mistaken?  Can you look into my eyes and unmask the reasons for loving me? I miss your delicate whispers and compliments in my ears, the licks on my earlobes, the sighs of your love. I miss your subtle kisses through the screen, as…

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First Heartbreak 2018

It’s a cruel scene, a tragedy to feel such a way, for a woman to experience a ruing pain. I’ve never felt so broken and betrayed, never sobbed so recklessly that my lungs could barely breathe. They asked about love and the meaning of it, and I truly believed I had it, that I was…

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A Little Letter to My Exes

Dear My Ex-Lovers, Don’t think it’s a privilege that I’ve written about you. Don’t think it’s an honor that your name casts behind the beauty of my work. You’re not allowed to take credit for my words. You’re not entitled to praise to others that you have inspired the pieces of art. Let’s not lie…

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Pandemic Hobbies

Since March 2020, people have found ways to cope with the stress and the boredom. This pandemic has certainly been more devastating than constructive but, we’ve explored new hobbies and trends while stuck at home that we might’ve not have tried if lock down hadn’t taken place. During the first few months, optimism was in…

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I’m Feeling The Burn(out)

I’ve been feeling in a funk lately. I’m not going to sit at my desk and lie to you that I have my life together and everything is going great. That’s not to say some things in my life recently have made me rethink that manifesting and writing my goals down does come true eventually.…

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Strippers Leading the Fashion Industry with Demonias

‘Demonia not only reflects the alternative lifestyle, it defines it,’ Demonia’s slogan. Powerful, vegan, and definitive of modern alternative fashion, Demonia funds the gothic image of today’s youth. Founded by Pleaser in 1999, the shoes have since skyrocketed to one of the best alternative footwear brands worldwide, becoming especially popular with a certain demographic: exotic…

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How Elisa Lam’s Tragic Death During A Manic Episode Can Teach Mental Health Professionals About Signals

Isolation is the most dangerous aspect of experiencing a manic or depressive episode. In the tragic case of Elisa Lam, whose the topic of Netflix’s Crime Case: Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel, a young Chinese-Canadian woman is found dead, floating in the hotel’s water tank. No, not the plot of Dark Water which is a…

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11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Even the most experienced and successful achievers can use a little help gettingmotivated from time to time. Motivating yourself is a learnable skill. Everyoneprocrastinates at times. It’s human nature. Several tactics and strategies can lift yourmotivation to the critical level necessary to get yourself moving again. Try these techniques to motivate yourself and get things…

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Dear Mom, You Were Right

Dear Mom, I know as I’m writing this now it will be your birthday soon. Something you’ve been constantly saying for me not to forget so I don’t have plans for that night. I would never. Lately I’ve been doing this thing where I think or look back on certain times in my life. Some…

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Don’t Underestimate My Intelligence

People underestimate my intelligence. Scratch that. People don’t underestimate my intelligence, men do. I’m way smarter than I actually seem, and it’s a shame when you underestimate my intellect, my various capabilities. It might surprise you that I’m actually quite aware of your indiscretions and your ability to manipulate certain pieces of myself to make…

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LISTEN – Review

In response to Sia’s disaster of a film, Music, CommunicationFIRST have released a video of their own titled LISTEN. Immediately, it evokes memories of the infamous Autism Speaks slogan “it’s time to listen.” This video proves that when it comes to autism discourse, autistic people are the ones who should be listened to first, especially those who are nonspeaking. …

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