Self love

Put aside what others think of you. Love yourself for who you are. We hear these words all the time, from self-help articles to your parents, from motivational posters to celebrity Instagrammers as they publish yet another picture of their boobs spilling out of tiny tops. As I’ve been struggling with some insecurities lately, I…

Achieving goals the right way

The past few years were filled with ups and downs, and while I always had my fingers in the clouds, I also had my toes dipped in hell. I made short-sighted decisions in order to solve problems quickly, thinking that was the best approach. I ended up failing classes at school and racked up a formidable…

Over-the-counter life lessons

I’ve recently started working at a clinic whenever I’ve time to spare, and took away some absolute gems of wisdom from my patients through our conversations. We don’t need to live a thousand years through every possible combination of events to figure life out – we can simply learn from others who have been there.…