Me and The Other

Many people cringe at the thought of studying philosophy.   I know for me, a major in philosophy seemed so useless and so over most of our heads that I just didn’t believe it to be relatable or practical. Everyone takes some sort of intro to philosophy course where they learn about Descartes’ “I think,…

January vision board

Hi readers! With the start of a new year (we’re already a month in) I came up with the idea to write up a monthly blog post with all sorts of random things that I’ve been thinking, feeling, been inspired by, things that make me feel good, etc.  I hope you enjoy skimming through! Feel…

When you hate, you give up

“To hate is an easy lazy thing but to love, takes strength everyone has but not all are willing to practice.”-Rupi Kaur   Let’s think about hate and the sense it makes. Here is the process: We argue We disagree We don’t understand So we resort to hate   I believe that hate is fueled…

The Breakup

Around this time every year, we hear the jokes about what we should be leaving in the past year as we move on to the next one. Sometimes these are beauty trends, or slang terms, or even people.  And while we often make fun of leaving these things behind, sometimes they symbolize really painful experiences…

Final thoughts for 22

My 22nd year began by stepping completely outside of my comfort zone. On a rainy Saturday, I trudged through a ropes course and ended with ziplining, which I was actually dreading. I hated to try things I didn’t know, or didn’t know if I would be able to do. I didn’t like for people to…