half love

To me, loving somebody means accepting them as they are, all flaws included. It means choosing to help them even when they’re irritating, even when they’re a hysterical mess and all you want to do is turn the other way. Sometimes it’s a choice- to admit you’re wrong, put your pride aside, and pick them back up. We all deserve real love. It all seems so simple- and yet it is not. Continue reading “half love”

anxiety

I think it’s safe to say that everybody worries sometimes. It’s only human, but for some of us worry becomes a force that controls our lives. I know this first hand- I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve struggled with fear and anxiety. For a while I even allowed it to change who I was. Continue reading “anxiety”

17 things I learned being 17

Life goes by so fast, it’s impossible to keep track. This time last year I was fresh from a trip to disneyland with my friends, worrying about diploma exams and walking the stage at my high school graduation. So much has changed. I wrote this just before my 18th birthday- I thought I’d post it here. Continue reading “17 things I learned being 17”

relax.

Since finishing my exams, I’ve found myself sitting around the house and enjoying sweet sweet freedom for a couple of weeks before I start my spring courses. It’s strange to have nothing to do after a full semester- but since it’s so important to relax every now and then, I thought I’d talk about how I’ve been spending my time (other than sleeping). Continue reading “relax.”

breakups

Okay, this is a subject I’ve wanted to write about but have been avoiding for a long, long time. Breakups suck. They’re exhausting and extremely heartbreaking, and they seem to drag on forever and forever. Having been through the breakup from hell, I figured I’m finally ready to put all those feelings in writing with the hope that somebody who’s going through the same thing finds this post and feels just a little better.

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