Then Heartbreak Happened

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It feels like a century since my last blog post. Earlier this week, my boyfriend unexpectedly broke up with me. I loved him so much. He meant everything to me. I woke up every morning looking forward to his smile, his jokes, his energy, his hugs, his calming words and presence… all of that now gone forever. Continue reading

Stuck in a Deep Hole

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Just a week after coming back from vacation, I already feel uninspired, sluggish, and unmotivated again. Bad habits have crept back in and I just don’t know what to do about it. I don’t even feel like doing anything about it. I wish all of my issues would just go away. If only. Continue reading

Brains Over Beauty

One for every mood swing.

One for every mood swing.

Thankfully, the false dichotomy between brains and beauty that once pervaded society is slowly fading away. Magazines and other media outlets have begun to celebrate attractive, intelligent women like Marissa Mayer and Michelle Obama. Similarly, supermodels like Christy Turlington and actresses like Emma Watson who complete their university education are touted as ‘stars with substance’. Continue reading