making a home out of yourself

A lot of people aren’t comfortable with doing things by themselves - they have to travel in packs, groups, gaggles to be reassured that they aren’t alone. The art of doing things alone is often stigmatized, especially for women. The word "home" has become more about people than places. But if I have learned anything…

from tiny experiences we build cathedrals

**To further entertain yourself while reading this post, take a shot every time I mention coffee  As a Millennial, I was thrown into the ever-expanding world of technology and social media, not knowing what I was getting myself into at first. It wasn’t until the summer before my junior year of high school that I…

optical illusions: the media & women who wear glasses

I found out that I had a lazy eye when I was in preschool. At the time, I didn’t know what this meant - all I remember is being held down at eye appointments so I could be still for eyedrops, and screaming when met with the brief stinging sensation on my pupils. By kindergarten,…