I learned a new word today and I think it’s my new favorite. Yes, I have favorite words. Stop judging me. Sisu. “Sisu” is a Finnish word, more of a lifestyle, that we have no duplicate for in English. Here’s a rough translation: “Extraordinary determination, courage, and resoluteness in the face of extreme adversity. An […]Read more "The Limitless Finnish"
In the past couple of weeks, my life has been shifting and new opportunities are popping up. While this is something I should be excited about, especially considering my feelings of being stuck, it mostly feels terrifying. Like most people, I don’t love failing. It’s one of the worst feelings to fall short of what […]Read more "Fearing Failure"
Hey, it’s your favorite vegan, hippie, back at it again, sticking her nose where it doesn’t belong. Let’s just jump right into it. There has been a lot of nasty shiz going on lately. As I’m sure you’ve seen, your favorite internet warriors of peace (guilty myself) take these opportunities to remind us that love […]Read more "You Can be Filled with Love and Anger at the Same Time"
You can eclipse the sun, but you can’t eclipse my sappy outlook on humanity. So, if you didn’t know that there was a solar eclipse today, then the rock you’re living under must not get great reception. For weeks, everyone has been talking about it, planning for it, and buying dorky paper glasses for it. We all […]Read more "Eclipsing Hate"
If you haven’t noticed from my lack of posting over the past couple of weeks, I’m stuck in a very deep rut right now. There are a lot of thing in my life that I’d like to change up, and while I’ve tried out a few different hobbies and directions, nothing is really sticking for […]Read more "I’m Stuck in a Rut"
I’m not here to tell you things that people with tattoos are tired of hearing or to angrily defend my right to have tattoos. I get it. They aren’t for everyone and that’s fine. I’m just here to tell you why I have them and why they are important to me (and they are extremely […]Read more "Why I Have Tattoos"
Since it’s Tuesday and also my birthday, I was going to give advice to my past self. However, the more that I thought about it the more that I realized that is an annoyingly overdone idea and also there is nothing I can do about what’s happened in the past. Who am I to say […]Read more "Advice for My Present Self"
I’m feeling frustrated today.Read more "Be Nice to People, It Isn’t Hard"