Category: self-reflection

The Climb

“If you don’t climb the mountain, you can’t see the view.” Who hasn’t heard that saying before? It’s supposed to be a quote of hope. A reminder that the higher you climb, the harder you work…the more worth it in the end. It’s worth it because at the end of the climb, you finally see…

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The Irony of Beauty

How do we define beauty? By what standard do we measure it? By numbers? By pictures? By words? What does beauty mean? Is beauty tied to the clothes we wear? Is beauty the difference between whether we look like we’re trying, but not quite “put-together” and what even is put together? Does anyone know? Is…

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Am I a Writer?

Recently, I submitted an article to Thought Catalog, an online blogging platform targeted toward millennials. I didn’t really think Thought Catalog would publish my work, but they did. My initial reaction was that of fear. I don’t know why. I wanted to be published on a platform other than my own personal blog. I got…

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Overthinking

I’m a chronic over-thinker. It’s like I have a constant stream of thoughts running through my mind at a million miles an hour. This is a strength when it comes to my writing process. In day to day life it just makes…well, life a little bit harder. I’m a little bit crazy; a fact about…

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