writing

NaNoWriMo: What I Learned

I'll start this honestly. For way too many years I trashed NaNoWriMo because I was an arrogant kid. Simple as that. I made my own rules on how you should write and churning out a book in a month went against all those rules.  You can't put out quality work so fast. Does a book end at… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: What I Learned

Mental Health Monday

Making A Mistake

Even the best decisions can end up not quite how you want or thought. You can come into something whole-heartedly, weigh the pros and the cons, and walk away relieved. There's a problem though: If you haven't addressed the issue, that solution won't work. You can cut all your arms and legs off, lock yourself… Continue reading Making A Mistake

What I Mean When I Say

“I Need A Break”

Unfortunately, to a lot of people a 24-year-old recent college grad with no specific 9-5 office job doesn't need a break from anything. No break from working out, I'm young. No break from writing because it isn't "a real job". No break from anything because let's face it, I just sit around and do nothing… Continue reading “I Need A Break”

Running

Get Fit (Into Good Running Shoes)

Let me tell you a little personal story. I've always known that a good, solid running shoe is really important. I know that the right kind for you foot is important. Right size, same deal. I also know that skimping on money isn't really what you should be doing with a running shoe. When I… Continue reading Get Fit (Into Good Running Shoes)

Motivation, What I Mean When I Say

“I Love America”

So we just had celebrated a wonderful holiday, the Fourth of July. As I've mentioned before, I write these in advance and originally I was going to write an article about how it's important to eat and identify signs of eating disorders or disordered eating. But I chose something else. I chose to say this:… Continue reading “I Love America”

Mental Health Monday, Motivation

De-clutter and Give Away

I'm a little late on the bandwagon. You know, the whole Marie Kondo method thing? Well, I'm kinda talking about that today. We're talking about de-cluttering your space, your life, and what you can do if you're the type of person to develop emotional attachments to objects and things. But I'm late for a good… Continue reading De-clutter and Give Away