Why Anxiety is Like a Hypothetical, Mind Wrangling Ghost

Time and time again, I've heard people describe individuals with anxiety as being "dramatic" or "just wanting attention." I've heard and I've had to endure the perception that because I am an anxious being, it must be because I want everyone to pay attention to me and my problems and, hence, I need to just … Continue reading Why Anxiety is Like a Hypothetical, Mind Wrangling Ghost

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Why I Don’t Listen to Older People When They Lecture Me About Tattoos

I used to think I would never get a tattoo. I never thought I would love something so much that I would want to permanently ink it on my body. I had also seen plenty of episodes of Bad Ink and would witness and observe all of the nightmarish tattoos etched onto people when they … Continue reading Why I Don’t Listen to Older People When They Lecture Me About Tattoos

An Open Thank You to My Ex Who Gave Me the Opportunity to Love Again

It takes courage to love. It doesn't matter if it is your music, your art, your writing, or a person. Loving requires you to open yourself up to vulnerability, which includes the possibility of criticism, rejection, heartache, and a myriad of other emotions that humans have a hard time grappling with. You know the phrase … Continue reading An Open Thank You to My Ex Who Gave Me the Opportunity to Love Again