There is something about the spring time that makes me miss you the most. I listen for your voice as I watch the Earth come alive around me. You were Mother Nature’s tour guide as you excitedly spoke of the wildlife around us as if it were gold. To us, it was gold. I close … More I Miss You In The Spring Time
You just want to be loved, right? You want to find the guy who was made for you. The guy who will love you, hold you and stand by you unconditionally. Well, here’s a gentle reminder. You have to let him. Like so many of others, you may have described yourself as “guarded.” You may … More Let Him Love You
It’s been three years since my mother died and I’m so over the grieving process. She was my best friend. My light in each day. My safe place. My home. And then she was just gone. The first year was naturally horrible, but it felt manageable. The second year, I wasn’t so sure I was going to … More After 3 Years, I’m Done With The Word “Grief”
We all seem to be in search of the seemingly ethereal concept of a soulmate. Do they even exist? And if they do, how the hell are you supposed to find yours out of the 7.5 billion people on Earth? This is something I have mulled over time and time again over the years. My opinions … More Soulmates: Do They Even Exist?
I am sitting here as my 25th birthday weekend draws to an end, and I can’t help but rise to the clichés of extreme nostalgia and reflection associated with such events. As the day grew near, I couldn’t ignore thoughts about where I am in life and what it means to be a 25-year-old woman … More The 5 Most Important Things I’ve Learned As A 25-Year-Old Millennial
There is nothing I love more than when my friends hit me with a, “Hey, I thought of something you could maybe write about.” So, this one came from one of my best friends and it’s a super great/important topic. She told me she’s noticed this strange pattern. She said that she does it, I … More Start Celebrating Yourself Right Now!
All of a sudden, our ignorantly blissful relationship had a dark cloud hovering above. You had a front row seat to the worst moments of my life. I saw in your face that you weren’t ready to deal with this. To deal with me as I faced the death of my mother. I saw your … More To The One Who Left Me At The Worst Possible Moment: I Thank You
I grew up in a home where we cherished wildlife. We celebrated our planet. We took in ailing animals. In fact, on two separate occasions I nursed baby squirrels back to health to be let out into their natural habitat. As well as a few birds, a couple rabbits. You name it. Our house was known a … More Earth Day: Speak For Those Who Don’t Have A Voice
Okay, no. This is not about the ocean at all, really. But, get ready for some serious metaphors. In a previous piece, I mentioned a friend who asked me what I thought the world needed the most. I said empathy. Now, I’d like to share with you what he thought the world needed more of. … More Stop Being A Bad Water Droplet In Our Universal Ocean
We live in a time where we connect so much through a digital platform that non-sexual physical contact among humans is becoming incredibly rare. There’s even this fear or feeling of being “creeped out” by a simple hand hold or an arm brushing up against ours. I never understood this. In fact, I love personal … More I Want To Hold Your Hand, But I’m Afraid You’ll Freak Out