Sephora sale items I want to gatekeep

Okay, Sephora has some deals going on right now that are so mind-boggling that I actually considered keeping them a secret for myself. As we all know, once sale products are gone, they’re gone for good. It almost physically hurts me to see some of these products in the sale section because, well, I’m a … Continue reading Sephora sale items I want to gatekeep

how I make sure my betta fish is healthy & happy

Disclaimer: I am not purporting to be an expert or an ichthyologist! I’m simply a girl who developed a borderline unhealthy manic obsession with betta fish in recent weeks, and I’ve learned how commonly mistreated they are. When I say I’ve done a lot of research, I mean I haven’t done much else for like…days. … Continue reading how I make sure my betta fish is healthy & happy

the most random favorites with no explanation

mystery harry potter dudesthis natural bug zapperthis student printer this multipurpose non-toxic cleaner this flipping essential oil this bidetthe best masksa most flattering tank (great layering piece too) world’s best concealer for a wopping $6how cute are these lil dinosaur dryer balls? And you’re saving the planet (dryer sheets are terrible for your body and … Continue reading the most random favorites with no explanation

Daunte Wright and my thesis on American race relations

I feel uneasy writing or posting things that aren't centered around this basic fact: black Americans are being disproportionately broken by the way things are. I am not going to pretend like I know anything about the real impact the events of recent history have made on my fellow countrymen. I am uncomfortably but undoubtedly … Continue reading Daunte Wright and my thesis on American race relations

come take this poll

As always, I need some guidance moving forward with this blog. I am immensely proud of the work I've published so far and the strides I've made thanks to this most therapeutic of practices, but I want to continue to excite and engage my readership. Feel free to suggest anything!

please seek professional help if you are hurting (or maybe if you’re not)

I've somehow found myself in the very fortunate position of being someone to whom people reach out for advice every once in a while, and I want to take on that role as humbly and responsibly as possible. I've received a great deal of anonymous comments from readers, ranging from the kindest thanks to the … Continue reading please seek professional help if you are hurting (or maybe if you’re not)