Showing posts from July, 2017

Reminder to Self and Reminder to You

Be brave. Do it scared. Refer to the sections “Scary, Scary, Scary” (page 12), “Defending Your Weakness” (page 16), “Fear Is Boring” (page 19), “The Fear You Need and the Fear You Don’t Need” (page 22), and “The Road Trip” (page 24) in Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Sunflower Fields, a Poem

(Edited by me using VSCO for iOS, Source: Sunflower fields? Or sunflower seeds? Shouldn’t sunflower fields smell like sunflower seeds? I’m thankful for the smell of sunflowers Because I don’t want a candle that smells like dirt.

52-Week Writing Challenge: Introduction/Week One

(Source: Michaela Hebert, edited using VSCO for iOS) The 52-Week Writing Challenge is a challenge by TheWriting Cooperative . You choose what you want to write, and you write every week for fifty-two weeks, AKA a year. I’m going to do a naughty-naughty according to The Writing Cooperative, which is setting a reasonable BUT not well-defined goal. My goal is to write every week. The most specific I feel like I can get is to write a blog post every week. Still, a blog post is not a very well-defined thing. A blog post can be of any type of writing. I like reflective/journal-like writing, so maybe my well-defined goal would be to write a journal every week. To me, journals are still poorly defined but oh well, I guess. I’m going to write whatever I want every week for fifty-two weeks. Tongue-sticking-out Emoji. What do I want to write about tonight? Well, let’s start the way I do my hand-written journals. In fact, I will start this post by typing up what I started writing in

What Would You Do?

(Source:  This could be a fun interactive post. This question was posed on Instagram user @littlebirddoula / @sexpositivefemale ’s (Kat) Instagram story. According to Kat, it was a question posed in her ethics class, so she decided to ask her followers what they would do in the following situation. Four people are on an island. Three are dying, and one is healthy. The healthy person has the organs needed to save the other three. Do you kill the healthy one to save the dying three, or do you let the healthy one live and let the other three die? *Important note: The healthy person does not wish to sacrifice his life to save the other three. My answer is to let the dying three die. I don’t think it is the responsibility of the healthy person to have to sacrifice his life in order to help the other three people. I’m not religious, but I am spiritual. I believe in a Greater

Me Versus My Body

(Source: Eating leads me to feel like I’m at war with my body. I’m a picky eater. I tend to enjoy more junk food than healthy food. I also get tired of the same foods repeatedly. Therefore, it’s easier for me to find the variety I want in junk food. Also, junk food tends to be cheaper. Junk food ticks two of my three wants in food: Tasty and affordable out of tasty, affordable, and healthy. Healthy food ticks of healthy and some healthy food ticks off tasty. Even less healthy foods tick off healthy, tasty, and affordable. The affordable healthy food tends to not tick off tasty for me. All this to say that often times when I eat, I end up with some sort of digestive problems after—most often seemingly unbearable stomach pains with the urge to number two… Therefore, it feels like my mind and my body are at war with each other. I want junk food, not even all the time, but lately,