I stare at the blinking cursor on my screen, wanting to move but not having the energy to do it. My head whirred in a daze as if I had little birds flying over it, and my eyes ached. This, three years ago, was my idea of how a successful, busy person looked. I was … Continue reading I Used to Like Looking Unhealthy, And Here’s Why.
The Greatest Person In The Room
I will never be the most accomplished person in the room. That's not a statement of pity, far from, actually. I was brought aware of this fact through a conversation with a friend who also struggles with their perception of success. We both acknowledged that we are not the greatest people in our circles, but … Continue reading The Greatest Person In The Room
Writing in Tumultuous Times
2020 has not been the brightest of years in my lifetime. A global pandemic, justified social unrest, economic downturn, and an overwhelming amount of uncertainty. It feels like everything is on the brink of collapsing, and you're holding onto whatever you can to brace for impact. So in these times, how can we be expected … Continue reading Writing in Tumultuous Times
17 Things I’ve Learned By 17
The world is not against you. Gravity's intent is not to keep you down, but keep you grounded, and its effects are universal. No matter how successful you get, no matter how accomplished you are, you will never be happy until you are content. Being content does not mean being stagnant, nor does it mean … Continue reading 17 Things I’ve Learned By 17
Writing with Music: Both Sides of The Argument
Introduction To The Topic There has been much to say about this topic. Music is such a useful and inspirational tool, but it comes with certain negatives including lack of focus, distraction, and a reduced quality of work. The statistics lean towards the direction of not listening to music when doing important things, but it … Continue reading Writing with Music: Both Sides of The Argument
Manage Writing with Work/School with @rubyruins
In the spirit of school the start of the dreaded second semester, I found this the perfect time to feature an amazing review from an amazing writer! We all struggle with balancing our passions and our schools/jobs, so I hope this helps ease that! For that reason, I determined that the best person to collab … Continue reading Manage Writing with Work/School with @rubyruins
What Have You Done To Be Great?
Life is difficult. I often find myself trudging through the thick mud called living, pushing my legs through it despite the gross feeling licking my legs. There are so many things I wish to do, so many things I want to be, yet the weight of surviving is pulling me away from those dreams. I … Continue reading What Have You Done To Be Great?
Writers are often cursed with loneliness and doubt. Don't let it defeat you.Riya M. Cyriac Writer doubt is a serious problem with us writers, and it's totally normal. That doesn't mean you should let it control you. It's good to doubt your skills sometimes, it keeps us humble and keen on our work, but when … Continue reading Tackle Self-Doubt