Why I will always recommend a gap year

For some reason, our western world is still geared towards having kids primed to go to college by 18 with at least three ideas for a five-year plan. Yet, what about the people who need some time to explore their options? Have we created a culture where sowing wild oats are only for the people whose pockets are deep enough to support their aspirations?

why I won’t stop apologizing // no. 113

I saw a quote the other day. “Girl, stop apologizing!” For some reason, it bothered me to see this. There is a culture being pushed on women to stop belittling ourselves and just go on and live how we want to. Now, I am all for living well and in a way that brings youContinue reading “why I won’t stop apologizing // no. 113”

no. 74 // answering the call

I struggle. It’s not just in the things that one might think it’s normal to struggle in, but also the things that are mundane. Every day. Simple. I’m distracted when I should be focused. I’m lazy when I should be working hard. I can’t settle my brain. The slowness has me numbed and sedentary whenContinue reading “no. 74 // answering the call”